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The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion--these are the most valuable coin of the t ...
Progress is the life-style of man. The general life of the human race is called Progress, and so is its collective march. Progress ...
God secludes Himself; but the thinker listens at the door.
One cannot demand of a scholar that he show himself a scholar everywhere in society, but the whole tenor of his behavior must none ...
There is in every either-or a certain naivete which may well befit the evaluator, but ill- becomes the thinker, for whom opposites ...
The saddest thing the thinker can say to the artist is this: "So, could you not watch with me one hour?"
The thinker as reader reads what has been written.
He wears the words he reads to look upon
Within his being....
He is a thinker: which is to say, he knows how to take things more simply than they are.
Others indeed may talk, and write, and fight about liberty, and make an outward pretence to it; but the free-thinker alone is trul ...
It would much conduce to the public benefit, if, instead of discouraging free-thinking, there was erected in the midst of this fre ...
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