A man’s ego is the fountainhead of human progress.
To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one’s thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one’s mind and to evict oneself from the realm of reality.
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage’s whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.
What is the age of death? Not even a couple of moments. Life is a progression, it’s not a matter of a day or two!
To free a man from error is to give, not to take away. Knowledge that a thing is false is a truth. Error always does harm; sooner or later it will bring mischief to the man who harbors it.
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
Soaring gasoline and natural gas prices will have a major negative impact on family budgets and household spending, likely resulting in job losses in sectors like tourism and retail trade.
You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.
Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
The pride of aiming at more knowledge, and pretending to more perfection, is the cause of Man’s error and misery.
Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backward.
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of a defeat; but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress towards a victory.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
The art of progress is to reserve order amid change, and to preserve change amid order.
There has to be a global mission of human progress.
Good management produce a good average market price, and bad management produce bad market prices.
A stock is not just a ticker symbol or an electronic blip; it is an ownership interest in an actual business, with an underlying value that does not depend on its share price.