” When an action is once done, it is right or wrong for ever, no accidental failure of its good or evil fruits can possibly alter that. “


” Into this, for good or ill, is woven every belief of every man who has speech of his fellows. A awful privilege, and an awful responsibility, that we should help to create the world in which posterity will live. “


” Namely, we have no right to believe a thing true because everybody says so unless there are good grounds for believing that some one person at least has the means of knowing what is true, and is speaking the truth so far as he knows it. “


” We may always depend on it that algebra, which cannot be translated into good English and sound common sense, is bad algebra. “



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When an action is once done, it is right or wrong for ever, no accidental failure of its good or evil fruits can possibly alter that.
Into this, for good or ill, is woven every belief of every man who has speech of his fellows. A awful privilege, and an awful responsibility, that we should help to create the world in which posterity will live.


Namely, we have no right to believe a thing true because everybody says so unless there are good grounds for believing that some one person at least has the means of knowing what is true, and is speaking the truth so far as he knows it.
We may always depend on it that algebra, which cannot be translated into good English and sound common sense, is bad algebra.
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