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Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

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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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One man's "magic" is another man's engineering. "Supernatural" is a null word.

One man's "magic" is another man's engineering. "Supernatural" is a null word.

by Robert Heinlein Found in: Society Quotes,
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It is common to assume that human progress affects everyone- that even the dullest man, in these bright days, knows read more

It is common to assume that human progress affects everyone- that even the dullest man, in these bright days, knows more than any man of, say, the Eighteenth Century, and is far more civilized. This assumption is quite erroneous...The great masses of men, even in this inspired republic, are precisely where the mob was at the dawn of history. They are ignorant, they are dishonest, they are cowardly, they are ignoble. They know little if anything that is worth knowing, and there is not the slightest sign of a natural desire among them to increase their knowledge.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Society Quotes,
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Man is an imperceptible atom always trying to become one with God.

Man is an imperceptible atom always trying to become one with God.

by Henry Adams Found in: Society Quotes,
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Anyone can see a forest fire. Skill lies in sniffing the first smoke.

Anyone can see a forest fire. Skill lies in sniffing the first smoke.

by Robert Heinlein Found in: Society Quotes,
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If anything were FULLY explained, everything would be explained.

If anything were FULLY explained, everything would be explained.

by Friedrich Hebbel Found in: Society Quotes,
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Evolution as such is no longer a theory for a modern author. It is as much a fact as that read more

Evolution as such is no longer a theory for a modern author. It is as much a fact as that the earth revolves around the sun.

by Ernst Mayr Found in: Society Quotes,
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A touchstone to determine the actual worth of an "intellectual"- find out how he feels about astrology.

A touchstone to determine the actual worth of an "intellectual"- find out how he feels about astrology.

by Robert Heinlein Found in: Society Quotes,
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