Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue: it is an intellectual crime.
Though the terror of the sea gives to none security, in the secret of the shell. Self preserving we may dwell.
It is always pleasant to learn that someone takes an interest in a work which one enjoyed writing.
The UK has a poor investment record. According to IMF data, we have come seventh out of the top seven industrialised countries since 1999.
This was Shakespeare’s form; who walked in every path of human life, felt every passion; and to all mankind doth now, will ever, that experience yield which his own genius only could acquire.
Yet higher religion, which is only a search for a larger life, is essentially experience and recognized the necessity of experience as its foundation long before science learnt to do so.
Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant. Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile: Water before the faithful, blood before the unbeliever.
Islam is itself destiny and will not suffer destiny.
There is no falsification before the emergence of a better theory.
The possibility of a scientific treatment of history means a wider experience, a greater maturity of practical reason, and finally a fuller realization of certain basic ideas regarding the nature of life and time.