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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A central lesson of science is that to understand complex issues (or even simple ones), we must try to free our minds of dogma and to guarantee the freedom to publish, to contradict, and to experiment. Arguments from authority are unacceptable.
    Source: Billions and Billions: Thoughts of Life and Death at the Brink of the Millenium (1997) Ch. 14, The Common Enemy.
  • Erasmus Darwin
    Erasmus Darwin
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    A fool... is a man who never tried an experiment in his life.
    Source: Letter (1792)
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Brent Scowcroft
    American US Air Force officer 1925-2020
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    America has never seen itself as a national state like all others, but rather as an experiment in human freedom and democracy.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Children are born true scientists. They spontaneously experiment and experience and reexperience again. They select, combine, and test, seeking to find order in their experiences - which is the mostest? which is the leastest? They smell, taste, bite, and touch-test for hardness, softness, springiness, roughness, smoothness, coldness, warmness: they heft, shake, punch, squeeze, push, crush, rub, and try to pull things apart.
  • David Cronenberg
    David Cronenberg
    Canadian movie maker 1943-
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    Everybody's a mad scientist, and life is their lab. We're all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    Everybody, as soon as they do a good experiment, their first thought in this lab is, 'That can't be right. I must have screwed it up. What did I do wrong?' And that's the best kind of scientist because they're filled with this self-doubt. And if I'm going to be honest, that's who I am. And it's what drives me.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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    Furniture manufacturing in plastics requires very costly machinery, which the Danish market is not big enough to justify. Or so they say. But show me a plastics manufacturer who dares to take on the experiment.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of living?
  • Buck Owens
    Buck Owens
    American musician, singer, songwriter 1929-2006
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    I got to realizing that I wanted to record, I wanted to experiment. And doing those same old songs the same old way - I said, 'I think it's time for me to have some fun.
  • Buck Owens
    Buck Owens
    American musician, singer, songwriter 1929-2006
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    I got to realizing that I wanted to record, I wanted to experiment. And doing those same old songs the same old way - I said, 'I think it's time for me to have some fun.'
  • Orson Welles
    Orson Welles
    American film maker 1915-1985
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    I have always been more interested in experiment, than in accomplishment.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    In making the great experiment of governing people by consent rather than by coercion, it is not sufficient that the party in power should have a majority. It is just as necessary that the party in power should never outrage the minority.
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