It is not to be forgotten that what we call rational grounds for our beliefs, are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts.

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Nothing can be more incorrect than the assumption one sometimes meets, with that physics has one method. chemistry another. and biology a third.

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There is no sea more dangerous than the ocean of practical politics, none in which there is more need of good pilotage and of a single unfaltering purpose when the waves rise high.

The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect.

The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness, as to earn peace and self-respect.

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Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.

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