A Quote by Sri Aurobindo on knowledge, wisdom, and opinion

What the soul sees and has experienced, that it knows; the rest is appearance, prejudice and opinion.

Sri Aurobindo

Source: Sri Aurobindo. Jnana // ESSAYS DIVINE AND HUMAN. Vol.17: http://www.aurobindo.ru/workings/sa/17/0066_e.htm

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A Quote by Elizabeth Cady Stanton on fear, opinion, others, hesitate, truth, motive, silent, speak, divine, light, life, flow, and soul

"The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls."

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 - 1902)

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A Quote by David Berman on manner, opinion, and reconcile

He that would win another over to his opinion must seem to harmonize with him at first and humour him in his own way of talking. From my childhood I had an unaccountable turn of thought that way.

David Berman

Source: Berkeley: The Great Philosophers (The Great Philosophers Series) (Great Philosophers (Routledge (Firm))), Pages: 49

Contributed by: Chris

A Quote by John Stuart Mill on mankind, opinion, silencing, power, justified, and justification

If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind.

John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873)

Contributed by: PiALOGUE

A Quote by Mary Flannery O'Connor on university, writers, opinion, and stifle

Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.

Flannery O'Connor (1925 - 1964)

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A Quote by Hippocrates on fact, science, opinion, knowledge, and ignorance

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Contributed by: PiALOGUE

A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on opinion, comfort, discomfort, and thought

Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by William Ralph Inge on quarrel, sheep, vegetarianism, wolf, and opinion

It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion.

William Inge (1860 - 1954)

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A Quote by Angela Carter on opinion, angels, higher primates, culture, and scars

I think it's one of the scars in our culture that we have too high an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates.

Angela Carter (1940 - 1992)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on opinion, fact, perspective, and truth

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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