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Tue, 19 Jun 2018
The World for People who Think

Quote of the Day


Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion.

- Daniel Goleman

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.

- John Locke

There are two freedoms: the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; and the true, where he is free to do what he ought.

- Charles Kingsley

I told the Englishman that my alma mater was books, a good library. Every time I catch a plane, I have with me a book that I want to read - and that's a lot of books these days. If I weren't out here every day battling the white man, I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity - because you can hardly mention anything I'm not curious about.

- Malcolm X

If ignorance is truly bliss, then why do so many Americans need Prozac?

- Dave McGowan

In the Truth there is no news, and in the News there is no truth

- Popular Russian saying under Soviet Communism

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.

- Galileo Galilei

A new philosophy, a way of life, is not given for nothing. It has to be paid dearly for and only acquired with much patience and great effort.

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.

- C. S. Lewis

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.