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    Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute.

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Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.

by Brendan Gill Found in: Society Quotes,
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There arises from a bad and inapt formation of words, a wonderful obstruction to the mind.

There arises from a bad and inapt formation of words, a wonderful obstruction to the mind.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Society Quotes,
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The technique of a mass movement aims to infect people with a malady and then offer the movement as a read more

The technique of a mass movement aims to infect people with a malady and then offer the movement as a cure.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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Controversy is only dreaded by the advocates of error.

Controversy is only dreaded by the advocates of error.

by Benjamin Rush Found in: Society Quotes,
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However different the holy causes people die for, they perhaps die basically for the same thing.

However different the holy causes people die for, they perhaps die basically for the same thing.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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Modern man lives isolated in his artificial environment, not because the artificial is evil as such, but because of his read more

Modern man lives isolated in his artificial environment, not because the artificial is evil as such, but because of his lack of comprehension of the forces which make it work- of the principles which relate his gadgets to the forces of nature, to the universal order. It is not central heating which makes his existence 'unnatural,' but his refusal to take an interest in the principles behind it. By being entirely dependent on science, yet closing his mind to it, he leads the life of an urban barbarian.

by Arthur Koestler Found in: Society Quotes,
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Society is joint action and cooperation in which each participant sees the other partner's success as a means for the read more

Society is joint action and cooperation in which each participant sees the other partner's success as a means for the attainment of his own.

by Ludwig Von Mises Found in: Society Quotes,
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Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect.

Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect.

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...most scientific problems are far better understood by studying their history than their logic.

...most scientific problems are far better understood by studying their history than their logic.

by Ernst Mayr Found in: Society Quotes,
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