Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Poeme sur la loi naturelle (1756)
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In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
To live in order to reason or to reason in order to live; there is the question.
The Way to see by Faith, is to shut the Eye of Reason: The Morning Daylight appears plainer when you put out your Candle.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
November 21, 1694 - May 30, 1778