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Doubt
Engrave this Quote Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
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-Bergen Evans
Leadership
Engrave this Quote There is no necessary connection between the desire to lead and the ability to lead, and even less the ability to lead somewhere that will be to the advantage of the led...
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Questions
Engrave this Quote That is the essence of a witch-hunt, that any questioning of the evidence or the procedures in itself constitutes proof of complicity.
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Superstition
Engrave this Quote We may be through with the past, but the past is not through with us. Ideas of the Stone Age exist side by side with the latest scientific thought. Only a fraction of mankind has emerged from the Dark Ages, and in the most lucid brains, as Logan Pearsall Smith has said, we come upon nests of woolly caterpillars. Seemingly sane men entrust their wealth to stargazers and their health to witch doctors. Giant planes throb through the stratosphere, but half their passengers are wearing magic amulets and are protected from harm by voodoo incantations. Hotels boast of express elevators and a telephone in every room, but omit thirteen from all floor and room numbers lest their guests be ill at ease.
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-Bergen Evans, The Natural History of Nonsense
Virtue
Engrave this Quote The mere abhorrence of vice is not a virtue at all.
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Wisdom
Engrave this Quote Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning.
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