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- "I can live with doubt, and uncertainty, and not knowing. I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong. I have approximate answers, and possible beliefs, and different degrees of certainty about different things, but I’m not absolutely sure of anything, and in many things I don’t know anything about, such as whether it means anything to ask why we’re here, and what the question might mean. I might think about a little, but if I can’t figure it out, then I go to something else. But I don’t have to know an answer. I don’t feel frightened by not knowing things, by being lost in a mysterious universe without having any purpose, which is the way it really is, as far as I can tell, possibly. It doesn’t frighten me." - Richard Feynman
- "Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric." - Bertrand Russell
- "Do you know you have more nerve endings in your stomach than you have in your head? Look it up. Now, somebody is going to say 'I did look that up, and that's wrong.' Well mister, that's because you looked it up in a book. Next time, try looking it up in your gut. I did and my gut tells me that's how our nervous system works." - Stephen Colbert
- "Our goal is to be disruptive, but in the cause of making the world a better place." - Founder of Skype
- "It's not ...an odd view, that there isn't much difference between selling yourself and renting yourself. So the idea of renting yourself, meaning working for wages, was degrading. It was an attack on your personal integrity. They despised the industrial system that was developing, that was destroying their culture, destroying their independence, their individuality, constraining them to be subordinate to masters. There was a tradition of what was called Republicanism in the United States. We're free people, you know, the first free people in the world. This was destroying and undermining that freedom. This was the core of the labor movement all over, and included in it was the assumption, just taken for granted, that 'those who work in the mills should own them.' In fact, one of the their main slogans, I'll just quote it, was they condemned what they called the 'new spirit of the age: gain wealth, forgetting all but self.' That new spirit, that you should only be interested in gaining wealth and forgetting about your relations to other people, they regarded it as a violation of fundamental human nature, and a degrading idea." - Noam Chomsky