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All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more and more strongly the truths that read more

All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more and more strongly the truths that come on high and are contained in the sacred writings.

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The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.

The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.

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The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister
immortal fame; a quality of success which would read more

The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister
immortal fame; a quality of success which would almost seem to
include all others.

by Benjamin Disraeli Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the read more

Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul.

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We are anxious when there is a dissonance between our "knowledge" and the perceivable facts. Since our "knowledge" is not read more

We are anxious when there is a dissonance between our "knowledge" and the perceivable facts. Since our "knowledge" is not to be doubted or questioned, it is the facts that have to be altered...

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It takes less time to do things right that to explain why you did it wrong.

It takes less time to do things right that to explain why you did it wrong.

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I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so read more

I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.

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The splendors that belong unto the fame of earth are but a wind,
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The splendors that belong unto the fame of earth are but a wind,
that in the same direction lasts not long.
[It., Non e il mondam romore alro che un fiato
Di vento, che vien quinci et or vien quindi,
E muta nome, perche muta lato.]

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Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.

Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.

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