The man who has fed the chicken every day throughout its life at last wrings its neck instead, showing that more refined views as to the uniformity of nature would have been useful to the chicken
Submitted by bwgarrard 5 months ago
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War does not determine who is right - only who is left
Submitted by duplessissr over 4 years ago
Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it.
Submitted by christyatedesco over 4 years ago
Nothing is so exhausting as indecision, and nothing is so futile.
Submitted by billbatterman over 5 years ago
"War was always a great evil, but in some particularly extreme circumstances, it may be the lesser of two evils."
Submitted by Ultr4x almost 6 years ago
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.
Submitted by roryks almost 7 years ago
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
Submitted by sprocketonline almost 7 years ago
Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves.
Submitted by PaduanBenedick about 7 years ago
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
Submitted by serendipity171 about 7 years ago
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Submitted by Danidelion about 7 years ago
There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.
Submitted by dahby over 7 years ago
If I were a medical man, I should prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his work important.
Submitted by robotnic over 7 years ago