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    A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.

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Scientific progress consists in the development of new concepts.

Scientific progress consists in the development of new concepts.

by Ernst Mayr Found in: Society Quotes,
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Progress cannot be organized.

Progress cannot be organized.

by Ludwig Von Mises Found in: Society Quotes,
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The more backwoodish a social group, juvenile or adult, the stricter its conception of the normal, and the readier it read more

The more backwoodish a social group, juvenile or adult, the stricter its conception of the normal, and the readier it will ridicule any departure from it.

by Arthur Koestler Found in: Society Quotes,
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When grubbing for necessities man is still an animal. He becomes uniquely human when he reaches out for the superfluous read more

When grubbing for necessities man is still an animal. He becomes uniquely human when he reaches out for the superfluous and extravagant.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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History is on every occasion the record of that which one age finds worthy of note in another.

History is on every occasion the record of that which one age finds worthy of note in another.

by Jakob Burckhardt Found in: Society Quotes,
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The present is saturated with the past and pregnant with the future.

The present is saturated with the past and pregnant with the future.

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It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, read more

It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.

by Giordano Bruno Found in: Society Quotes,
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Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

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Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.

Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.

by Johann Von Goethe Found in: Society Quotes,
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