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It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of truth.

John Locke

We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year`s Day.

Edith Lovejoy Pierce

I`m angry that when people run for political office in the United States, it`s considered legitimate to grill them about their employment background, their positions on legislation, their positions on social issues, the taxes they`ve paid [...]... but it`s considered invasive and intolerant to ask if they believe in talking snakes, demonic possession, magic underwear, magic crackers that turn into the flesh of their god, an Earth that was created 6,000 years ago, or a god who put himself on Earth in human form and then sacrificed himself to himself to atone for sins that other people committed and to save humanity from the punishment he himself was planning to dole out. If someone is going to make decisions about science funding, emerging medical technology, our educational system, and so on... I think it matters if they believe any of that shit, and I bloody well want to know about it.

Greta Christina

The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all. It is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed a standard citizenry to put down dissent and originality.

Henry Louis Mencken

What is there in a name? It is merely an empty basket, until you put something into it.

Charles Babbage

Sometimes the interpretations I've seen on some of the songs that I've written are a lot more interesting than the input that I put in.

David Bowie

Do not put stock in newspapers; you can find out more just by lookin` around at what is goin` on.

Winston Groom

A Web browser is an example of pull technology: You put in an address, and your computer pulls information from that server. Television and the mail, on the other hand, are push technologies: The information shows up on the tube or at your doorstop without any action on your end.

Eli Pariser

Anyone who has got any pleasure at all from living should try to put something back.

Gerald Durrell

Look around you. Everything changes. Everything on this earth is in a continuous state of evolving, refining, improving, adapting, enhancing... changing. You were not put on this earth to remain stagnant.

Steve Maraboli

A novel is never anything but a philosophy put into images.

Albert Camus

Marriage is the chance to put away the trappings of a single life and concentrate on making one good thing work really well.

Charlaine Harris

You have to pick your battles wisely, because it just takes so much energy to be angry. Energy that you can put to better use.

Alyson Noel

When people thought the earth was flat, they were wrong. When people thought the earth was spherical, they were wrong. But if you think that thinking the earth is spherical is just as wrong as thinking the earth is flat, then your view is wronger than both of them put together.

Isaac Asimov

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

Mark Twain

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