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Quotes of Frederick II

“He who defends everything defends nothing.” “The greatest and noblest pleasure which we have in this world is to discover new truths, and the next is to shake off old prejudices.” “All religions must be tolerated… for every man must get to heaven in his own way.” “I begin by taking. I shall find scholars […]

Quotes of Leonardo da Vinci

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“The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.”   “Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation… even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.”   “He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he […]

Quotes of Aristotle

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“Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.”   “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”   “Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.”   “Anybody can become angry – that […]

Quotes of Roger Bacon

“All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one’s brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.”   “Reasoning draws a conclusion, but does not make […]