Instance Quotes

"Indulging in a bit of pseudoscience in some instances may be relatively innoc...

"Indulging in a bit of pseudoscience in some instances may be relatively innocuous, but the problem is that doing so lowers your defenses against more dangerous delusions that are based on similar confusions and fallacies." -Michael Specter
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โ€œThere are meaningful warnings which history gives a threate...

โ€œThere are meaningful warnings which history gives a threatened or perishing society. Such are, for instance, the decadence of art, or a lack of great statesmen.โ€ ~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"[The Noble man] He will say, for instance: 'I may be mistaken of my value, and in the same ...

"[The Noble man] He will say, for instance: 'I may be mistaken of my value, and in the same breath demand my value be acknowledged exactly as I rate it.' This character, with the aid of history of all social strata should see the ordinary man is only what he passes for." - Nietzsche
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"There is no instance of...

"There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare." --Sun Tzu
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โ€œAssumptions are dangerous things to make, and like all dangerous things to makeโ€”...

โ€œAssumptions are dangerous things to make, and like all dangerous things to makeโ€”bombs, for instance, or strawberry shortcakeโ€”if you make even the tiniest mistake you can find yourself in terrible trouble. โ€œ (โ€œThe Austere Academyโ€ by Lemony Snicket)
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"No greater damage could be done to our economy or to our society than to attempt to 'profes...

"No greater damage could be done to our economy or to our society than to attempt to 'professionalize' management by 'licensing' managers, for instance, or by limiting access to management to people with a special academic degree." --Peter Drucker, The Practice of Management, 1954.
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"Life is not equal. Life is not fair. A...

"Life is not equal. Life is not fair. And in many instances life is not just. But life is. And therefore we must." -anonymous
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"Just as our bodies adjust to struggle by building mus...

"Just as our bodies adjust to struggle by building muscle, our minds adapt by pushing aside fear. In either instance, you can now defeat what previously conflicted you."
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And my photoflashes s...

And my photoflashes sliced instances from eternity - Funeral in Berlin
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"In a world that hosts moral catastrophes every day โ€“ more than 20,000 childre...

"In a world that hosts moral catastrophes every day โ€“ more than 20,000 children dying of the consequences of poverty, for instance โ€“, it would be *very inappropriate* for a moral theory *not* to have demanding conclusions." -Adriano Mannino
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Emotions are complicated. This week for instance, I finally ...

Emotions are complicated. This week for instance, I finally got a high speed internet connection with unlimited bandwidth. I also got psoriasis. Now I'm happyshockedpissedoffscaredstoic.
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"The purpose behind terrorism is to instill fear in people -...

"The purpose behind terrorism is to instill fear in people - the fear that electrical power, for instance, will be taken away or the transportation system will be taken down." -- Vint Cerf
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โ€œFor every moment of triumph, for ...

โ€œFor every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled.โ€ โ€• Hunter S. Thompson
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"The whole of human history does not contain a single instance of a group becoming civilize...

"The whole of human history does not contain a single instance of a group becoming civilized unless it has been absolutely monogamous, nor is there any example of a group retaining its culture after it has adopted less rigorous customs." - Unwin (1934), Prof. of Oxford University
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"A fearful instance of the ill consequences attending upon irascibility - alive, w...

"A fearful instance of the ill consequences attending upon irascibility - alive, with the qualifications of the dead - dead, with the propensities of the living - an anomaly on the face of the earth - being very calm, yet breathless." -Edgar Allan Poe.
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"... then you will look back on this point of time,...

"... then you will look back on this point of time, right now, this instance in which you are reading these words, and you will say 'I wish I started back then'"
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For every moment of triumph, for e...

For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled. -Hunter S. Thompson
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"For every moment of triumph, for e...

"For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled." -- Hunter S. Thompson
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"I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of fre...

"I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations." -James Madison
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