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While the right to talk may be the beginning of freedom, the necessity of listening is what makes that right important.


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It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.



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The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.



He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.

He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.



There can be no liberty for a community which lacks the means by which to detect lies.

There can be no liberty for a community which lacks the means by which to detect lies.



When all think alike, then no one is thinking

When all think alike, then no one is thinking



The press does not tell us what to think, it tells us what to think about.

The press does not tell us what to think, it tells us what to think about.



The news and the truth are not the same thing.

The news and the truth are not the same thing.



The present crisis of Western democracy is a crisis in journalism.

The present crisis of Western democracy is a crisis in journalism.



To create a minimum standard of life below which no human being can fall is the most elementary duty of the democratic state.

To create a minimum standard of life below which no human being can fall is the most elementary duty of the democratic state.



It is often very illuminating...to ask yourself how you got at the facts on which you base your opinion. Who actually saw, heard, felt, counted, named the thing, about which you have an opinion?

It is often very illuminating...to ask yourself how you got at the facts on which you base your opinion. Who actually saw, heard, felt, counted, named the thing, about which you have an opinion?





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