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John Maynard Keynes
British economist 1883-19460
A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.
At various times over 20 years, I did preliminary designs for aircraft like the Stratolaunch. For that whole time I was encouraging us to do something that almost everyone else felt you could not do.
Cosmoe is nearing the stage where I would feel comfortable doing a preliminary release aimed at developers.
American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-18910
Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
American poet 1885-19720
I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later.
American social philosopher 1895-19900
Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training.
German Protestant theologist, philosopher 1886-19650
Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life.