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"Real knowledge is to...

"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius
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"We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the ...

"We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart." H.L. Mencken, Minority Report
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People tend to assess the relative importance of issues by the e...

People tend to assess the relative importance of issues by the ease with which they are retrieved from memoryβ€”and this is largely determined by the extent of coverage in the media. - Daniel Kahneman
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"I support anyone's right to be who they want...

"I support anyone's right to be who they want to be. My question is: to what extent do I have to participate in your self-image?" β€” Rebel Lynn
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"I think being shy basically means being self-...

"I think being shy basically means being self-absorbed to the extent that it makes it difficult to be around other people." - David Foster Wallace
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"Real knowledge is to kno...

"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance" - Confucius (551–479 BC)
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"A constant element of enjoyment must be mingled with our studies, so that we think...

"A constant element of enjoyment must be mingled with our studies, so that we think of learning as a game rather than a form of drudgery, for no activity can be continued for long if it does not to some extent afford pleasure to the participant." --Erasmus
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Age does not protect you from ...

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. - Anais Nin
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Stories only matter to the...

Stories only matter to the extent that we care about the people in them - Neil Gaiman
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Age does not protect you ...

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age
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Age does not protect you from ...

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. - Anais Nin
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"I think being shy means being self...

"I think being shy means being self-absorbed to the extent that it makes it difficult to be around other people."
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"All forms of the state have democracy for their truth, and ...

"All forms of the state have democracy for their truth, and for that reason are false to the extent that they are not democracy." -Karl Marx, Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right (1843)
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Former KGB agent Yuri Bezmenov - "The highest art of warfare is not to fight at all but to s...

Former KGB agent Yuri Bezmenov - "The highest art of warfare is not to fight at all but to subvert anything of value in the country of your enemy until such time that the perception of reality of your enemy is screwed up to such an extent that he does not perceive you as an enemy."
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Age does not protect you from ...

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. - Anais Nin
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If you keep your attention in the body as much as possible, you will be anchored in the Now. You w...

If you keep your attention in the body as much as possible, you will be anchored in the Now. You won’t lose yourself in the external world, and you won’t lose yourself in your mind. Thoughts and emotions, fears and desires may still be there to some extent, but they won’t take you over.Eckhart Tolle
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β€œReal knowledge is to...

β€œReal knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius
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"The only way to comprehend the mathema...

"The only way to comprehend the mathematical concept of infinity is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity." - Voltaire
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"To the extent that we are...

"To the extent that we are rational we share the same identity." - Rebecca Goldstein
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"I am not denying that great gains have resulted from the evolution...

"I am not denying that great gains have resulted from the evolution of civilized society. But those gains have been made at the price of enormous losses, whose extent we have scarcely begun to estimate" -Jung
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"There is something at once sobering and absurd in...

"There is something at once sobering and absurd in the extent to which we are lifted by the attentions of others and sunk by their disregard"-Alain De Botton
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"Real knowledge is to...

"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." -Confucius
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"A fool who knows his foolishness is wise at lea...

"A fool who knows his foolishness is wise at least to that extent, but a fool who thinks himself wise is a fool indeed" - The Buddha in The Dhammapada
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"True knowledge is to...

"True knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance."- Confucius
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"The extent of our attachment, the extent of our wanting...

"The extent of our attachment, the extent of our wanting, the extent of our fear of losing -- clouds the mind and closes the heart and creates our suffering" -- Jack Kornfield
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The only way to comprehend what mathem...

The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity - Voltaire
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"Real knowledge is t...

"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance."-Confucius
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"Analysis is all about the quality of collection, not the quantity of it and to a lesser e...

"Analysis is all about the quality of collection, not the quantity of it and to a lesser extent the method by which the collected data is analyzed. The mean of 5 accurate data points is exponentially more likely to be found true than the mean of a million skewed data points."
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"Only to the extent that we expose ourselve...

"Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible in us be found" Pema Chodron
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"We paint our cages to the blue ski...

"We paint our cages to the blue skies of our imagination." - My roommate on the extent to which our votes matter
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"Only to the extent that man exposes himself over an...

"Only to the extent that man exposes himself over and over again to annihilation, can that which is indestructible arise within him." - Karlfried Gras von Durkheim
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"A lawful nation, especially in a contest against the lawless, must act within the law, ...

"A lawful nation, especially in a contest against the lawless, must act within the law, and to the greatest extent possible, be above reproach. To do otherwise is to lose the war, even as we win our battles. What is at stake is nothing less than the future of the world."
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