The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those
who have not got it. --George Bernard Shaw|
"A free society that allows each individual to seek his or her own selfish ends
(without deliberately trying to harm
anyone else) will produce a state in
which everyone's interest is
optimized without any individual
knowing in advance what that state might be." Stuart Kauffman
"The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a
mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought
with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and
hopeless labor." Albert Camus
"Long you live and high you fly.
And smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry.
And all you touch and all you see
is all your life will ever be." Roger Waters
"I go on living, more from force of habit than anything else."Robert Pirsig
Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.
- Bertrand Russell
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds"Albert Einstein
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. -Mark Twain
There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much destructive feeling as moral indignation, which
permits envy or hate to be acted out under the guise of virtue. -Erich Fromm
There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out
of such a trifling investment of fact." -Mark Twain
"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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