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British Mathematician and Philosopher, 1861-1947
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, Seek simplicity and distrust it”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning , or destroyed it altogether”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to uphold right, justice and ideals”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Seek simplicity but distrust it”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“We think in generalities, but we live in detail”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil.”

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