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Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.

Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.

by Aeschylus Found in: Society Quotes,
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If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.

If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.

by George Herbert Found in: Society Quotes,
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And what is a good citizen? Simply one who never says, does or thinks anything that is unusual. Schools are read more

And what is a good citizen? Simply one who never says, does or thinks anything that is unusual. Schools are maintained in order to bring this uniformity up to the highest possible point. A school is a hopper into which children are heaved while they are still young and tender; therein they are pressed into certain standard shapes and covered from head to heels with official rubber-stamps.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Society Quotes,
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Mathematics is as little a science as grammar is a language.

Mathematics is as little a science as grammar is a language.

by Ernst Mayr Found in: Society Quotes,
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Please accept my resignation. I don't want to belong to any club
that will accept me as a member.

Please accept my resignation. I don't want to belong to any club
that will accept me as a member.

by Groucho Marx Found in: Society Quotes,
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A rising mass movement attracts and holds a following not by its doctrine and promises but by the refuge it read more

A rising mass movement attracts and holds a following not by its doctrine and promises but by the refuge it offers from the anxieties, barrenness and meaningless of an individual existence. It cures the poignantly frustrated not by conferring upon them an absolute truth or by remedying the difficulties and abuses which made their lives miserable, but by freeing them from their ineffectual selves- and it does this by enfolding and absorbing them into a closely knit and exultant corporate whole.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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...anyone who writes about "Darwin's theory of evolution" in the singular, without segregating the theories of gradual evolution, common descent, read more

...anyone who writes about "Darwin's theory of evolution" in the singular, without segregating the theories of gradual evolution, common descent, speciation, and the mechanism of natural selection, will be quite unable to discuss the subject competently.

by Ernst Mayr Found in: Society Quotes,
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Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.

Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.

by Malayan Proverb Found in: Society Quotes,
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The only meaning of life worth caring about is one that can withstand our best efforts to examine it.

The only meaning of life worth caring about is one that can withstand our best efforts to examine it.

by Daniel C. Dennett Found in: Society Quotes,
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