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Edwin Arthur Burtt, George Bernard Shaw, Tony Martin


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"As compared with impulsive commitment to the first idea which dawns,

that is, with intuitive action, reasoning is patient,

exploratory of other possibilities, and deliberative."

-- Edwin Arthur Burtt

(1892-1989) American philosopher

Source: Right Thinking, 1946




"The power of accurate observation

is commonly called cynicism

by those who have not got it."

-- George Bernard Shaw

(1856-1950) Irish comic dramatist




"There is no such thing as the last word in history.

There is always scope for debate in the reading

of history which is never static."

-- Tony Martin

Source: History Today, April 1997


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