Maladroit Thought

The intellect, so skillfull in dealing with the inert, is awkward the moment it touches the living. 

Henri Bergson

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Uses of Reason

A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.
Gilles Deleuze
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Relevant Intelligence

More truth is found in the ordinary man’s reason on matters that concern him than in a scholar’s speculations.
Descartes

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Sound of Passion

No matter how loud reason shouts, the passions are louder.
Erasmus

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Moral Evolution

The rules of morality are not conclusions of our reason.
David Hume

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Humble Beginning

Humility is the beginning of all reason.
Ludwig Anzengruber

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Collective Freedom

There’s absolutely no inevitability as long as there’s a willingness to contemplate what is happening.
Marshall McLuhan

#twisdom #choice #philo

Upon Further Consideration

Having lived long, I’ve experienced many instances of being obliged by better information…to change important opinions.
James Wilson

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Rules Cannot Think

Rules may deaden men’s wits but can hardly sharpen them.
Roscoe Pound

#1914 #twisdom #law #creativity

Breathe Poetry Speak Life

Every day look at a beautiful picture, read a beautiful poem, listen to some beautiful music…say some reasonable thing.
Goethe

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