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The courage of Truth, the belief in the power of the spirit, is the first condition of philosophical study."
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth."
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow."
Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not."
The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce them. Whoever can supply them with illusions is easily their master; whoever attempts to destroy their illusions is always their victim."