"If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?"
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"Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men."
"Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense."
Category: Common Sense
"All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified."
"It is the fate of new truths to begin as heresies and end and superstitions."
"Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors."
"Time, whose tooth gnaws away at everything else, is powerless against truth."
"Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science."
"The great end of life is not knowledge but action."
"The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental."
"The great tragedy of science is the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact."
"In scientific work, those who refuse to go beyond fact rarely get as far as fact."
"It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance."
"Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness."
"The foundation of morality is to have done, once and for all, with lying"
"Try to learn something about everything and everything about something."
"Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority."
"There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life."
"A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words."
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