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When our individual interests and prospects do not seem worth living for, we are in desperate need for something apart from us to live for. All forms of dedication, devotion, loyalty and self-surrender are in essence a desperate clinging to something which might give worth and meaning to our futile, spoiled lives. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

The process of evolution may be described as differentiation of structure and integration of function. The more differentiated and specialized the parts, the more elaborate co-ordination is needed to create a well-balanced whole. The ultimate criterion of the value of a functional whole is the degree of its internal harmony or integratedness, whether the "functional wholeis a biological species or a civilization or an individual. A whole is defined by the pattern of relations between its parts, not by the sum of its parts; and a civilization is not defined by the sum of its science, technology, art and social organization, but by the total pattern which they form, and the degree of harmonious integration in that pattern. (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

There is no truth sure enough to justify persecution. (Quote by - John Milton)

The several sorts of religion in the world are little more than so many spiritual monopolies. (Quote by - Lord Halifax)

Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump: you may be freeing him from being a camel. (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

You can only cure retail but you can prevent wholesale. (Quote by - Brock Chisolm)

The avowed aim of all utopian movements is to put an end to history and to establish a final and permanent calm. (Quote by - Ludwig Von Mises)

Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays. (Quote by - Friedrich Von Schiller)

Civilized ages inherit the human nature which was victorious in barbarous ages, and that nature is, in many respects, not at all suited to civilized circumstances. (Quote by - Walter Bagehot)

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