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"But the moment eloquence or the language of debate enters, true reasoning becomes impossible. For the purpose of the debater is not to find the truth but to win the argument, and to this end he will often stray as far as possible from the real issues"
"Eloquence and debate are designed, not to decide issues, but to sway people, for this reason they lean heavily on appeals to emotion and prejudice, and make use of neat, clever, and sometimes humorous turns of phrase rather than profound analysis of ideas"
"Of all this Confucious was contemptuous"
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.
The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
The word "belief" is a difficult thing for me. I don't believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing, and then I know it - I don't need to believe it.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.