Discourse Quotes

"Thought and discourse are the same thing, exce...

"Thought and discourse are the same thing, except that it is the soul's silent, inner dialogue with itself which we have called 'thought'." - Plato
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"Discourse on virtue and they pass by...

"Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience." - Diogenes
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β€œMan has much power of discourse which for the most part is va...

β€œMan has much power of discourse which for the most part is vain and false; animals have but little, but it is useful and true, and a small truth is better than a great lie.” – Leonardo da Vinci
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β€œReading makes a full man, med...

β€œReading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.” ― Benjamin Franklin
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"Be not too hasty to trust or to admire the...

"Be not too hasty to trust or to admire the teachers of morality: they discourse like angels, but they live like men." ― Samuel Johnson
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I think therefore I...

I think therefore I am. β€”RenΓ© Descartes, Discourse on the Method
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"Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe an...

"Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider." ~ Francis Bacon [Essay - Of Studies]
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β€œRead not to contradict and confute; nor to bel...

β€œRead not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.” – Francis Bacon
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"The wealthy, on their part, had no sooner begun to taste the pleasure of command, tha...

"The wealthy, on their part, had no sooner begun to taste the pleasure of command, than they disdained all others, and, using their old slaves to acquire new, thought of nothing but subduing and enslaving their neighbors." -Rousseau, Discourse on Inequality (1754)
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[T]here is a methodological bias in favor of taking natural discourse literally, other t...

[T]here is a methodological bias in favor of taking natural discourse literally, other things being equal. For example, unless there are clear reasons for construing discourse as ambiguous, elliptical, or involving special idioms, we should not so construe it. Tyler Burge
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America needs an honest discourse with itself. America is the greatest country ...

America needs an honest discourse with itself. America is the greatest country in the world by default. We could be the greatest country that ever existed if we were honest about who we are, what we are, and where we want to go. - Dave Chapelle
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