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We usually see only the things we are looking for- so much so that we sometimes see them where they are not. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

When an elephant is in trouble even a frog will kick him. (Quote by - Hindu Proverb)

Science itself, therefore, may be regarded as a minimal problem, consisting of the completest possible presentment of facts with the least possible expenditure of thought. (Quote by - Ernst Mach)

A man is never more his single separate self than when he sets out on a journey. (Quote by - John Dos Passos)

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. (Quote by - Gandhi)

There is no great concurrence between learning and wisdom. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Self-righteousness is a loud din raised to drown the voice of guilt within us. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow, sleep late. (Quote by - Henny Youngman)

Everything that we think God has in his mind necessarily proceeds from our own mind; it is what we imagine to be in God's mind, and it is really difficult for human intelligence to guess at a divine intelligence. What we usually end up with by this sort of reasoning is to make God the color-sergeant of our army and to make Him as chauvinistic as ourselves. (Quote by - Lin Yutang)

To be fully alive is to feel that everything is possible. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

When we can't dream any longer, we die. (Quote by - Goldman Emma)

Only a mediocre person is always at his best. (Quote by - W. Somerset Maugham)

A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit. (Quote by - Desiderius Erasmus)

Benevolence is a commitment to achieving the values derivable from life with other people in society, by treating them as potential trading partners, recognizing their humanity, independence, and individuality, and the harmony between their interests and ours. (Quote by - David Kelley)

We cannot hate those who we despise. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

It may indeed prove to be far the most difficult and not the least important task for human reason rationally to comprehend its own limitations. It is essential for the growth of reason that as individuals we should bow to forces and obey principles which we cannot hope fully to understand, yet on which the advance and even the preservation of civilization depend. (Quote by - F.a. Hayek)

The stricter standards and independent, often conclusive, evidence in the physical sciences cannot be generalized to intellectual activity as a whole, even though the aura of scientific processes and results is often appropriated by other intellectuals. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

Love and envy make a man pine, which other affections do not, because they are not so continual. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Because they know not the forces of nature, and in order that they may have comrades in their ignorance, they suffer not that others should search out anything, and would have us believe like rustics and ask no reason But we ask in all things a reason must be sought. (Quote by - William Of Conches)

The history of science knows scores of instances where an investigator was in the possession of all the important facts for a new theory but simply failed to ask the right questions. (Quote by - Ernst Mayr)

Knowledge can be enormously costly, and is often scattered in widely uneven fragments, too small to be individually usable in decision making. The communication and coordination of these scattered fragments of knowledge is one of the basic problems- perhaps the basic problem- of any society. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought. (Quote by - Henri Bergson)

It is nobler to convert souls, than to conquer kingdoms. (Quote by - Louis Debonnaire)

That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. (Quote by - Neil Armstrong)

Reason's biological function is to preserve and promote life and to postpone its extinction as long as possible. Thinking and acting are not contrary to nature; they are, rather, the foremost features of man's nature. The most appropriate description of man as differentiated from nonhuman beings is: a being purposively struggling against the forces adverse to his life. (Quote by - Ludwig Von Mises)


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