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Society is a hospital of incurables. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The methods of the natural sciences cannot be applied to human behavior because this behaviorlacks the peculiarity that characterizes events in the field of the natural sciences, viz., regularity. (Quote by - Ludwig Von Mises)

Mathematics is as little a science as grammar is a language. (Quote by - Ernst Mayr)

The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese. (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

It is the test of a good religion whether you can make a joke about it. (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

Being right too soon is socially unacceptable. (Quote by - Robert Heinlein)

The complacent, the self-indulgent, the soft societies are about to be swept away with the debris of history. (Quote by - John F. Kennedy)

Scientific research sooner or later, but inevitably, encounters something ultimately given that it cannot trace back to something else of which it would appear as the regular or necessary derivative. Scientific progress consists in pushing further back this ultimately given. (Quote by - Ludwig Von Mises)

I find it valid to understand man as an animal before I am prepared to know him as a man. (Quote by - John Steinbeck)

The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom--they are the pillars of society. (Quote by - Henrik Ibsen)

Any good practical philosophy must start out with the recognition of our having a body. (Quote by - Lin Yutang)

Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow if tomorrow might improve the odds. (Quote by - Robert Heinlein)

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork. (Quote by - Milton Friedman)

Humiliating to human pride as it may be, we must recognize that the advance and even the preservation of civilization are dependent upon a maximum of opportunity for accidents to happen. (Quote by - F.a. Hayek)

The reason teaching has to go on is that children are not born human; they are made so. (Quote by - Jacques Barzun)

Society is a madhouse whose wardens are the officials and the police. (Quote by - August Strindberg)

Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap. (Quote by - Barbara Jordan)

The bourgeoisie and the petty bourgeoisie have armed themselves against the rising proletariat with, among other things, "culture.It's an old ploy of the bourgeoisie. They keep a standing "artto defend their collapsing culture. (Quote by - George Grosz)

No one in this world, so far as I know- and I have researched the records for years, and employed agents to help me- has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby. (Quote by - H.l. Mencken)

While modern technology has given people powerful new communication tools, it apparently can do nothing to alter the fact that many people have nothing useful to say. (Quote by - Leo Gomes)

I have only a small flickering light to guide me in the darkness of a thick forest. Up comes a theologian and blows it out. (Quote by - Denis Diderot)

There are few things more dishonorable than misleading the young. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

Society is like air; very high up, it is sublimated--too low down, a perfect choke-damp. (Quote by - Anon.)

Literacy is not, as it is considered in our schools, a PORTION of education. It IS education. It is at once the ability AND the inclination of the mind to find knowledge, to pursue understanding, and out of knowledge and understanding, not out of received attitudes and values or emotional responses, however "worthy,to make judgments. (Quote by - Richard Mitchell)

The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

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