Friday, January 16, 2015

Quote of the day.........

Without freedom of thought,

there can be no such thing as wisdom;and 

no such thing as public liberty,

without freedom of speech.

-- CatoJohn Trenchard (1662-1723) & 
Thomas Gordon (169?-1750)
Source: Letters, 1720
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If a man will begin with certainties, 

he shall end in doubts,but 

if he will be content to begin with doubts, 

he shall end in certainties.

-- Francis Bacon(1561-1626) Philosopher, 
British Lord Chancellor.

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Compared with the totality of knowledge 

which is continually utilized in 

the evolution of a dynamic civilization, 

the difference between the knowledge 

that the wisest and that which the most 

ignorant individual  can deliberately employ is 

comparatively insignificant.

-- Friedrich August von Hayek(1899-1992), 
Nobel Laureate of Economic Sciences 1974