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No rational argument will have...

No rational argument will have a rational effect on a man who does not want to adopt a rational attitude.

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We must plan for freedom, and ...

We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason than that only freedom can make security secure.

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Piecemeal social engineering r...

Piecemeal social engineering resembles physical engineering in regarding the ends as beyond the province of technology.

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Whenever a theory appears to y...

Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve

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Leadership is solving problems...

Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.

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I personally call the type of ...

I personally call the type of government which can be removed without violence 'democracy,' and the other, 'tyranny.'.

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There is an almost universal t...

There is an almost universal tendency, perhaps an inborn tendency, to suspect the good faith of a man who holds opinions that differ from our own opinions. … It obviously endangers the freedom and the objectivity of our discussion if we attack a person instead of attacking an opinion or, more precisely, a theory.

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It is wrong to ask who will ru...

It is wrong to ask who will rule. The ability to vote a bad government out of office is enough. That is democracy.

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It is wrong to think that beli...

It is wrong to think that belief in freedom always leads to victory; we must always be prepared for it to lead to defeat. If we choose freedom, then we must be prepared to perish along with it.

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We must plan for freedom, and ...

We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason than only freedom can make security more secure.

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There is no history of mankind...

There is no history of mankind, there is only an indefinite number of histories of all kinds of aspects of human life.

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Instead of encouraging the stu...

Instead of encouraging the student to devote himself to his studies for the sake of studying, instead of encouraging in him a real love for his subject and for inquiry, he is encouraged to study for the sake of his personal career; he is led to acquire only such knowledge as is serviceable in getting him over the hurdles which he must clear for the sake of his advancement.

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The more we learn about the wo...

The more we learn about the world, and the deeper our learning, the more conscious, specific, and articulate will be our knowledge of what we do not know, our knowledge of our ignorance

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