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  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Dogmatic theological statements are neither logical propositions nor poetic utterances. They are ''shaggy dog'' stories; they have a point, but he who tries too hard to get it will miss it.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    If an angel were ever to tell us anything of his philosophy I believe many propositions would sound like 2 times 2 equals 13.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    It is as easy to count atomies as to resolve the propositions of a lover.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    Memory, joy, are intuitions; and even mathematical propositions become intuitions, for education produces natural intuitions, and natural intuitions are erased by education.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Arthur Cayley
    Arthur Cayley
    British mathematician 1821-1895
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    Not that the propositions of geometry are only approximately true, but that they remain absolutely true in regard to that Euclidean space which has been so long regarded as being the physical space of our experience.
  • Anish Kapoor
    Anish Kapoor
    British Indian sculptor 1954-
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    One does afford oneself the luxury to come into the studio and all day, every day, spend one's life making aesthetic propositions. What an immense luxury.
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