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Random quote of the day:

“I’m not afraid of annihilation. I’m not afraid of death. But I just want to know more…before I go.”

—Maurice Sendak, The Paris Review, December 27, 2011

 

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Random quote of the day:

“Each generation see[s]…sparks which we ignore just because they don’t fit into our picture of science or knowledge.”

—Isaac Bashevis Singer, The Paris Review, Fall 1968, No. 44

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Random quote of the day:

“In each generation we see sparks which we ignore just because they don’t fit into our picture of science or knowledge.”

—Isaac Bashevis Singer, The Paris Review, Fall 1968, No. 44

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Random quote of the day:

“The real trick is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery.”

—Fred Alan Wolf, Foreword, Do You Quantum Think? by Dianne Collins

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Random quote of the day:

“But honest men do not pretend to know; they are candid and sincere; they love the truth; they admit their ignorance, and they say, ‘We do not know.’”

—Robert G. Ingersoll, “Superstition”

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Random quote of the day:

“Tain’t what a man don’t know that hurts him; it’s what he knows that just ain’t so.”

—Kin Hubbard, Abe Martin of Brown County

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Random quote of the day:

“Modern intelligence is in utter confusion. Knowledge has become so diffuse that the world and the mind have lost all point of reference. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism. But the most amazing things are the admonitions to ‘turn backward.’ Return to the Middle Ages, to primitive mentality, to the soil, to religion, to the arsenal of worn-out solutions. To grant a shadow of efficacy to those panaceas, we should have to act as if our acquired knowledge had ceased to exist, as if we had learned nothing, and pretend in short to erase what is inerasable.”

—Albert Camus, The Notebooks, 1942-1951 (tr. Justin O’Brien)

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Random quote of the day:

“Reason, or the ratio of all we have already known, is not the same that it shall be when we know more.”

—William Blake, There Is No Natural Religion

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Random quote of the day:

“A great deal more is known than has been proved.”

—Richard Feynman, quoted in The Music of the Primes by Marcus du Sautoy

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Random quote of the day:

“We owe almost all our knowledge, not to those who have agreed, but to those who have differed.”

—Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon: Or, Many Things In Few Words

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