Monday, June 18, 2012

Liberty Quotes

"It is largely because civilization enables us constantly to profit from knowledge which we individually do not possess and because each individual's use of his particular knowledge may serve to assist others unknown to him in achieving their ends that men as members of civilized society can pursue their individual ends so much more successfully than they could alone."--Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992), Nobel Laureate of Economic Sciences 1974

"There is no absolute knowledge. And those who claim it, whether they are scientists or dogmatists, open the door to tragedy. All information is imperfect. We have to treat it with humility." -- Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974) Polish-born British mathematician Source: The Ascent of Man, 1973

"Knowledge and human power are synonymous."-- Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) Philosopher, British Lord Chancellor

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