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Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.


Plato


#education #knowledge #learning #teaching #education

One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.


Albert Einstein


#education #learning #teaching #education

I have never thought, for my part, that man's freedom consists in his being able to do whatever he wills, but that he should not, by any human power, be forced to do what is against his will.


Jean-Jacques Rousseau


#freedom #liberty #will #freedom

It is wrong to ask for more than you give freely. In this way, we come to resemble what we hate.


Stephen R. Donaldson


#freedom #giving #freedom

If the if isn't an if, what if is an if that if has to be replaced by an if that if shall never if that the place of if.


Avakruth


#confusion #life #meaning #understanding #life

Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it.


Simone Weil


#because #compulsions #conscious #crowd #dynamic

In so far as one denies what is, one is possessed by what is not, the compulsions, the fantasies, the terrors that flock to fill the void.


Ursula K. Le Guin


#denies #fantasies #far #fill #flock

I write because something inner and unconscious forces me to. That is the first compulsion. The second is one of ethical and moral duty. I feel responsible to tell stories that inspire readers to consider more deeply who they are.


David Guterson


#compulsion #consider #deeply #duty #ethical

How can an act done under compulsion have any moral element in it, seeing that what is moral is the free act of an intelligent being?


Auberon Herbert


#any #being #compulsion #done #element

We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like.


Alfred Hitchcock


#bury #century #compulsion #days #give






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