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When Keats says: 'Axioms in philosophy are not axioms until they are proved upon our pulses', what he means is that we don't necessarily believe what a poem is saying if it comes out and tells us in an absolutely head-on, in-your-face way; we only believe it to be true if we feel it to be true.


Andrew Motion


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It may be assumed as an axiom that Providence has never gifted any political party with all of political wisdom or blinded it with all of political folly.


John George Nicolay


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The idea that to make a man work you've got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way.


F. Scott Fitzgerald


#axiom #done #eyes #forgotten #front

A science is something which is constructed from truth on workable axioms. There are 55 axioms in scientology which are very demonstrably true, and on these can be constructed a great deal.


L. Ron Hubbard


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It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically.


Aneurin Bevan


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This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.


Fernand Leger


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Finally there are simple ideas of which no definition can be given; there are also axioms or postulates, or in a word primary principles, which cannot be proved and have no need of proof.


Gottfried Leibniz


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His work seems to confirm my old axiom: it is useless to try to keep the whole body alive.


Adolfo Bioy Casares


#science #the-body #science

A great story is life with the dull parts taken out.


Alfred Hitchcock


#life

It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.


Arthur Conan Doyle


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