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The best way I know to win an argument is to start by being in the right.

The best way I know to win an argument is to start by being in the right.

by Lord Hailshan Found in: Society Quotes,
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American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.

American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.

by Bryant H. Mcgill 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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Man differs from the animal only by a little; most men throw that little away.

Man differs from the animal only by a little; most men throw that little away.

by Mencius Found in: Society Quotes,
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Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute.

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

by G. B. Stern 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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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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In history the way of annihilation is invariably prepared by inward degeneration, by decrease of life. Only then can a read more

In history the way of annihilation is invariably prepared by inward degeneration, by decrease of life. Only then can a shock from outside put an end to the whole.

by Jakob Burckhardt Found in: Society Quotes,
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Every change in conditions will make necessary some change in the use of resources, in the direction and kind of read more

Every change in conditions will make necessary some change in the use of resources, in the direction and kind of human activities, in habits and practices. And each change in the actions of those affected in the first instance will require further adjustments that will gradually extend through the whole of society. Every change thus in a sense creates a "problem" for society, even though no single individual perceives it as such; it is gradually "solved" by the establishment of a new overall adjustment.

by F.a. Hayek Found in: Society Quotes,
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