Question with boldness even the existence of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)
Contributed by: wordgirl
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Contributed by: Zaady
The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their rightful names.
Nothing can stop the man with right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees, in every object, only the traits that favor that theory.
I cannot live without books.
Doubts...often beget the facts they fear.
In matters of principle, stand like a rock. In matters of taste, swim with the current.
It is as useless to argue with those who have renounced the use of reason as to administer medication to the dead.
He who receives an idea from me receives instruction for himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine receives light without darkening me.
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