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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteWhat is madness but nobility of soul. At odds with circumstance?

 Theodore Roethke quotes (American Poet, 1908-1963)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteMAD, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence; not conforming to standards of thought, speech and action derived by the conformants from study of themselves; at odds with the majority; in short, unusual. It is noteworthy that persons are pronounced mad by officials destitute of evidence that themselves are sane. For illustration, this present (and illustrious) lexicographer is no firmer in the faith of his own sanity than is any inmate of any madhouse in the land; yet for aught he knows to the contrary, instead of the lofty occupation that seems to him to be engaging his powers he may really be beating his hands against the window bars of an asylum and declaring himself Noah Webster, to the innocent delight of many thoughtless spectators.

 Ambrose Bierce quotes (American Writer, Journalist and Editor, 1842-1914)
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteYou should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 10-12 to 1

 Ernest Rutherford quotes (Baron Rutherford of Nelson. New Zealander born British Chemist who laid the groundwork for the development of nuclear physics by investigating radioactivity. Nobel Prize in 1908. 1871-1937)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quotePeace will not come out of a clash of arms but out of justice lived and done by unarmed nations in the face of odds.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIf the odds are a million to one against something occurring, chances are 50-50 it will

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