Distinguished Quotes

β€œA reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetiti...

β€œA reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. Authoritarian institutions and marketers have always known this fact.” ― Daniel Kahneman
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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"Devotees of grammatical studies have not ...

"Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression." β€” Amos Bronson Alcott
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 23
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β€œA reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetiti...

β€œA reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. Authoritarian institutions and marketers have always known this fact.” ― Daniel Kahneman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 12
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"When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that somethin...

"When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong." β€” Arthur C. Clarke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 26
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"We are always more anxious to be distinguished f...

"We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess." β€” Mark Twain
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 25
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'If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that somethin...

'If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong.' - Arthur C. Clarke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 28
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"Do not try to paint the grandiose thi...

"Do not try to paint the grandiose thing, paint the commonplace so that it will be distinguished" -William Merritt Chase
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 13
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"The British are distinguished among the nations of modern Europe, on the one ...

"The British are distinguished among the nations of modern Europe, on the one hand by the excellence of their philosophers, and on the other hand by their contempt for philosophy. In both respects they show their wisdom."-- Bertrand Russell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 09
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"When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is...

"When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong." - Arthur C. Clarke’s First Law
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 24
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"Clarke's First Law: When a distinguished but elderly scientist states ...

"Clarke's First Law: When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong." - Arthur C. Clarke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 01
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