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Paul Valéry

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Biography - Paul Valéry:

French poet, essayist and philosopher.
Born: 1871 - Died: 1945
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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History is the science of things which are not repeated.
Paul Valéry




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Quotes about science:


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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.”
Paul Valéry
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A theory which is not refutable by any conceivable event is non-scientific. Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice.”
Karl Popper - Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge
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Paul Valéry also said...


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One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel
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Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.”
Paul Valéry
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The wind is rising!... We must try to live!”
Paul Valéry
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A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.”
Paul Valéry
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The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.”
Paul Valéry
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We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.”
Paul Valéry - Crisis of the Mind
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