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Without speculation there is no good and original observation.

Without speculation there is no good and original observation.

by Charles Darwin Found in: Society Quotes,
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Our understanding of the world is achieved more effectively by conceptual improvements than by discovery of new facts...

Our understanding of the world is achieved more effectively by conceptual improvements than by discovery of new facts...

by Ernst Mayr Found in: Society Quotes,
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We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.

We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all other philosophers are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I read more

Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all other philosophers are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Society Quotes,
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Barbarian invasions would be superfluous: we are our own Huns.

Barbarian invasions would be superfluous: we are our own Huns.

by Bertrand De Jouvenal Found in: Society Quotes,
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It's amazing how much panic one honest man can spread among a multitude of hypocrites.

It's amazing how much panic one honest man can spread among a multitude of hypocrites.

by Thomas Sowell Found in: Society Quotes,
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The integrative tendencies of the individual operate through the mechanisms of empathy, sympathy, projection, introjection, identification, worship- all of which read more

The integrative tendencies of the individual operate through the mechanisms of empathy, sympathy, projection, introjection, identification, worship- all of which make him feel that he is a part of some larger entity which transcends the boundaries of the individual self. This psychological urge to belong, to participate, to commune is as primary and real as its opposite. The all-important question is the nature of that higher entity of which the individual feels himself a part.

by Arthur Koestler Found in: Society Quotes,
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The philosophy called individualism is a philosophy of social cooperation and the progressive intensification of the social nexus.

The philosophy called individualism is a philosophy of social cooperation and the progressive intensification of the social nexus.

by Ludwig Von Mises Found in: Society Quotes,
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Scientists often have a naive faith that if only they could discover enough facts about a problem, these facts would read more

Scientists often have a naive faith that if only they could discover enough facts about a problem, these facts would somehow arrange themselves in a compelling and true solution.

by Theodosius Dobzhansky Found in: Society Quotes,
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