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"And for mathematical science, he that doubts their certainty hath need of a dose of hellebore."

Joseph Glanvill

  Category: Miscellany

  

"Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths."

Bertrand Russell

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2004-11-03   Category: Miscellany

"Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive."

Friedrich Nietzsche

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2004-11-03   Category: Miscellany

"Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane."

Theodore Adorno

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2004-11-03   Category: Miscellany

"Art is ruled uniquely by the imagination."

Benedetto Croce

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2004-11-03   Category: Miscellany

"As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other."

Pythagoras

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2004-11-03   Category: Miscellany

"A bad cause will ever be supported by bad means and bad men."

Thomas Paine

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2004-11-03   Category: Freedom

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"A woman does not want the truth; what is truth to women? From the beginning, nothing has been more alien, repugnant, and hostile to woman than the truth - her great art is the lie, her highest concern is mere appearance and beauty."

Friedrich Nietzsche

Submitted by: gtgillis / 2004-11-03
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