Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom the disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for them to devote their care to their own material profit. A well-organized society should assure to such workers the efficient means of accomplishing their task, in a life freed from material care and freely consecrated to research.
Topics: Humanity, Accomplishment
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Topics: Fear, Anxiety, Education, Living, Understanding, Life, Challenges
- Richard Feynman American Physicist
- Isaac Bashevis Singer Polish-born American Children’s Books Writer
- Arthur Rubinstein Polish-born American Composer
- Samuel Goldwyn Polish-born American Film Producer
- Blaise Pascal French Catholic Mathematician
- Isaac Newton English Physicist
- Max Planck German Theoretical Physicist
- Niels Bohr Danish Physicist
- Alfred Korzybski Polish-American Philosopher
- Francine du Plessix Gray Polish-born American Author