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The tapestry of history has no point at which you can cut it and leave the design intelligible. (Quote by - George Dix)

The anointed don't like to talk about painful trade-offs. They like to talk about happy "solutionsthat get rid of the whole problem- at least in their imagination. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

However different the holy causes people die for, they perhaps die basically for the same thing. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

Society is like a lawn where every roughness is smoothed, every bramble eradicated, and where the eye is delighted by the smiling verdure of a velvet surface. (Quote by - Washington Irving)

Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top. (Quote by - Timothy Leary)

There is no such thing as philosophy-free science; there is only science whose philosophical baggage is taken on board without examination. (Quote by - Daniel C. Dennett)

It is a perplexing and unpleasant truth that when men already have "something worth fighting for,they do not feel like fighting. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers. (Quote by - Erik Pepke)

No amount of artificial reinforcement can offset the natural inequalities of human individuals. (Quote by - Henry P. Fairchild)

Labor is man's greatest function. He is nothing, he can do nothing, he can achieve nothing, he can fulfill nothing, without working. (Quote by - Orville Dewey)

Every failure teaches a man something, to wit, that he will probably fail again. (Quote by - H.l. Mencken)

Under normal conditions the research scientist is not an innovator but a solver of puzzles, and the puzzles upon which he concentrates are just those which he believes can be both stated and solved within the existing scientific tradition. (Quote by - Thomas Kuhn)

Modern man lives isolated in his artificial environment, not because the artificial is evil as such, but because of his lack of comprehension of the forces which make it work- of the principles which relate his gadgets to the forces of nature, to the universal order. It is not central heating which makes his existence 'unnatural,' but his refusal to take an interest in the principles behind it. By being entirely dependent on science, yet closing his mind to it, he leads the life of an urban barbarian. (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

All rising to great place is by winding stair. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Every man is like the company he is wont to keep. (Quote by - Euripides)

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. (Quote by - John F. Kennedy)

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. (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

Deliver me from your cold phlegmatic preachers, politicians, friends, lovers and husbands. (Quote by - Abigail Adams)

If you pray hard enough, water will run uphill. How hard? Why, hard enough to make water run uphill, of course! (Quote by - Robert Heinlein)

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. (Quote by - Jakob Burckhardt)

Our modern society is engaged in polishing and decorating the cage in which man is kept imprisoned. (Quote by - Swami Nirmalananda)

Society is only possible on these terms, that the individual finds therein a strengthening of his own ego and his own will. (Quote by - Ludwig Von Mises)

The present is saturated with the past and pregnant with the future. (Quote by - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz)

The unpredictability inherent in human affairs is due largely to the fact that the by-products of a human process are more fateful than the product. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

None save great men have been the authors of great heresies. (Quote by - Augustine)

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