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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
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    False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Igor Stravinsky
    Russian composer 1882-1971
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    I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Lack of knowledge concerning all the factors and the failure to include them in our integral imposes false conclusions.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975)
  • P. D. James
    P. D. James
    English crime writer 1920-2014
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    No one has it who isn't capable of genuinely liking others, at least at the actual moment of meeting and speaking. Charm is always genuine; it may be superficial but it isn't false.
  • Paul Valery
    Paul Valery
    French poet 1871-1945
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    That which has been believed by everyone, always and everywhere, has every chance of being false.
  • Robert Bresson
    Robert Bresson
    French film director 1907-
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    The true is inimitable, the false untransformable.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    ''Sex'' is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
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    A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World!
  • Omar Khayyam
    Omar Khayyam
    Persian astronoom, poet 1048-1131
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    A hair divides what is false and true.
  • Sir Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton
    British scientist, mathematician 1642-1727
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    A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.
  • Cardinal De Richelieu
    Cardinal De Richelieu
    French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-1642
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    A virtuous and well-disposed person, like a good metal, the more he is fired, the more he is fined; the more he is opposed, the more he is approved: wrongs may well try him, and touch him, but cannot imprint in him any false stamp.
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