Analytical Reasoning

Science is the acceptance of what works and the rejection of what does not. That needs more courage than we might think.
— Jacob Bronowski

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
— George Bernard Shaw

To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.
— Charles Darwin

To free a person from error is to give, and not to take away.
— Arthur Schopenhauer

Valid criticism does you a favour.
— Carl Sagan

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
— George Orwell

Reasoning will never make a man correct an ill opinion, which by reasoning he never acquired.
— Jonathan Swift

No rational argument will have a rational effect on a man who does not want to adopt a rational attitude.
— Karl Popper

I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
— Johannes Kepler

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