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Bruno Rossi Quotes

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An inborn tendency toward science turning it into a lifelong commitment.
- Bruno Rossi

The initial motivation of the experiment which led
to this discovery was a subconscious feeling for the
inexhaustible wealth of nature,
a wealth that goes far beyond the imagination of man.
- Bruno Rossi

A feeling that was possibly generated by experiences
in my previous work on cosmic rays;
more likely it was inborn and was the reason why,
as a young man, I went into the field of cosmic rays.
- Bruno Rossi

In any case, whenever technical progress opened a new
window into the surrounding world,
I felt the urge to look through this window,
hoping to see something unexpected.
- Bruno Rossi

 

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I think it is an inborn talent - just luck.
Some people can learn languages; some can throw a ball.
Most people have something.
My talent is drawing and painting.
- Mike Thompson

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There are very few men and women in whom a Universalist
feeling is altogether lacking;
its prevalence suggests that it must be part of our
inborn nature and have a place in Nature's scheme of evolution.
- Arthur Keith

Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom,
but Babbling is ever a folly.
- Benjamin Franklin

Those who realize their folly are not true fools.
- Zhuangzi

One man's folly is another man's wife.
- Helen Rowland

In war as in life, it is often necessary
when some cherished scheme has failed,
to take up the best alternative open,
and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
- Winston Churchill

Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise
in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
- Ambrose Bierce

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that
which he has the power to obtain by himself.
- Epicurus

The fool who persists in his folly will become wise.
- William Blake

To be bowed by grief is folly; Naught is gained by melancholy;
Better than the pain of thinking,
Is to steep the sense in drinking.
- Alcaeus

In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.'
All issues are political issues,
and politics itself is a mass of lies,
evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
- George Orwell

At sixty, I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty,
but I know a great deal more about folly.
- Mason Cooley

Man's wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy.
- William Temple

Whether a party can have much success without a woman
present I must ask others to decide,
but one thing is certain, no party is any fun unless seasoned with folly.
- Desiderius Erasmus

A good folly is worth what you pay for it.
- George Ade

Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice,
and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.
- Cyril Connolly

Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly,
better than wise people for their wisdom.
- Elizabeth Gaskell

Of all the passions of mankind, the love of novelty most rules the mind.
In search of this, from realm to realm we roam.
Our fleets come loaded with every folly home.
- Shelby Foote

The best plan is to profit by the folly of others.
- Pliny the Elder

It is folly to expect men to do all that they may reasonably be expected to do.
- Richard Whately

Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between
the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth -
two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
- Ambrose Bierce

Always the cat remains a little beyond the limits we
try to set for him in our blind folly.
- Andre Norton

The preserve of ambition and folly in pursuit of illusion,
or delusion.
- Derek Jarman

Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
- Thomas Gray

The vanity of loving fine clothes and new fashion,
and placing value on ourselves by them is one of the
most childish pieces of folly.
- Matthew Hale

True wisdom is less presuming than folly.
The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind;
the fool is obstinate,
and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
- Akhenaton

Humanity has the stars in its future,
and that future is too important to be lost under the
burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.
- Isaac Asimov

Human folly does not impede the turning of the stars.
- Tom Robbins

Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor,
but not for their folly.
- Jonathan Swift

To become Christ-like is the only thing in the whole world worth caring for,
the thing before which every ambition of man is folly
and all lower achievement vain.
- Henry Drummond

War contains so much folly, as well as wickedness,
that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason.
- James Madison

For the subtlest folly proceeds from the subtlest wisdom.
- John Webster

A law can be both economic folly and constitutional.
- Antonin Scalia

I only did my duty to my country when I tried to oppose
the criminal folly of Hitler.
- Wilhelm Canaris

Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting
that it can only be misery to live in folly,
illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.
- Desiderius Erasmus

His foe was folly and his weapon wit.
- Anthony Hope

If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.
- William Blake

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly,
is to fill the world with fools.
- Herbert Spencer

At times it is folly to hasten at other times,
to delay.
The wise do everything in its proper time.
- Ovid

Genius creates, and taste preserves.
Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste,
genius is only sublime folly.
- Alexander Pope

Folly enlarges men's desires while it lessens their capacities.
- Robert South

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity.
We are all formed of frailty and error;
let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly -
that is the first law of nature.
- Voltaire

But I can tell you what your folly and injustice will compel us to do.
It will compel us to be free from your domination,
and more self-reliant than we have been.
- John H. Reagan

Courts of law, and all the paraphernalia and folly
of law cannot be found in a rational state of society.
- Robert Owen

Public opinion is a compound of folly,
weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling,
obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.
- Robert Peel

You can do but one of these things; it is folly to attempt anything else,
for there cannot exist a slave confederacy and a free
confederacy side by side upon this continent.
- John Brough

When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray,
what charm can soothe her melancholy,
what art can wash her guilt away?
- Oliver Goldsmith

The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury,
our own folly, our own criminality that we have to contend.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

We should never rush into folly just because other
nations are practicing it.
- Leon Kass

'Tis folly to be wise.
- Thomas Gray

But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue?
It is the greatest of all possible evils;
for it is folly,
vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
- Edmund Burke

It would be stupid tameness, and unaccountable folly,
for whole nations to suffer one unreasonable,
ambitious and cruel man, to wanton and riot in their misery.
- Jonathan Mayhew

All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.
- James A. Garfield

To take my work seriously would be the height of folly.
- Edward Gorey

In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
- George Eliot

Away with that folly that her rights would be detrimental to her character -
that if she were recognized as the equal to a man she
would cease to be a woman!
- Ernestine Rose

The Steps to Folly as well as Sin are gradual,
and almost imperceptible, and when we are once on the Decline,
we go down without taking notice on't.
- Mary Astell

What a folly to dread the thought of throwing away life at once,
and yet have no regard to throwing it away by parcels and piecemeal.
- John Howe

There ought to be no laws to guarantee property against
the folly of its possessors.
- William Graham Sumner

The folly which we might have ourselves committed is
the one which we are least ready to pardon in another.
- Joseph Roux

It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
- Publilius Syrus

My only books were woman's looks, and folly's all they've taught me.
- Thomas More

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly,
science into superstition, and art into pedantry.
Hence University education.
- George Bernard Shaw

It may be assumed as an axiom that Providence has never
gifted any political party with all of political wisdom
or blinded it with all of political folly.
- John George Nicolay

Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners.
- Lord Chesterfield


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