Saturday, March 5, 2016

Full of Doubts, Full of Confidence

Attributed to Charles Bukowski:
“The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.”

 (Click HERE to learn more about Bukowski)

Attributed to Bertrand Russell:
 “The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”

 "Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality." 
  (Click HERE to learn more about Russell)

Attributed to William Butler Yeats:
"The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity."
 (Click HERE for more from Yeats)

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As I read these quotes, Donald Trump and his supporters come instantly to mind... as does this:




The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. Bertrand Russell
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The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. Bertrand Russell
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/b/bertrandru121392.html

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