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«Genius - To know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to discern the soul of things.»
«If a man achieves or suffers change in premises which are deeply embedded in his mind, he will surely find that the results of that change will ramify throughout his whole universe»
«American liberty is premised on the accountability of free men and women for what they have done, not for what they may do.»
«Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.»
«Four basic premises of writing: clarity, brevity, simplicity, and humanity.»
«Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.»
«The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science.»
«LOGIC, n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding. The basic of logic is the syllogism, consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion --thus:_Major Premise_: Sixty men can do a piece of work sixty times as quickly as one man._Minor Premise_: One man can dig a posthole in sixty seconds; therefore --_Conclusion_: Sixty men can dig a posthole in one second. This may be called the syllogism arithmetical, in which, by combining logic and mathematics, we obtain a double certainty and are twice blessed.»
«A theory is the more impressive the greater is the simplicity of its premises, the more different are the kinds of things it relates and the more extended the range of its applicability.»
«Facts are not truths; they are not conclusions; they are not even premises, but in the nature and parts of premises»