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Charles Sanders Peirce
(1839-1914) born on
Sep 10
US philosopher, scientist, logician. He was noted for his work on the logic of relations and on pragmatism as a method of research.
         
   
F
There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be.

R
The idea does not belong to the soul; it is the soul that belongs to the idea.
A
Truly, that reason upon which we plume ourselves, though it may answer for little things, yet for great decisions is hardly surer than a toss-up.
N
All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite.
K
The pragmatist knows that doubt is an art which has to be acquired with difficulty.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New Book of Christian Quotations," by Tony Castle, 1982.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "2,715 One-Line Quotations for Speakers, Writers & Raconteurs," by Edward F. Murphy, 1981.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: "Collected Papers."
   


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