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#1. We presuppose two things: that there is yet to be learned infinitely more than is now known, and that man can learn it. - Author: John W. Campbell
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#2. Never accept the initial premise of the opposition. - Author: John W. Campbell
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#3. No literature is sound, no philosophy of action workable, if it doesn't take a hard look at itself. - Author: John W. Campbell
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#4. Pioneering basically amounts to finding new and more horrible ways to die - Author: John W. Campbell
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#5. It was the law that if a white man was caught trying to educate a Negro slave, he was liable to prosecution entailing a fine of fifty dollars and a jail sentence ... Our ignorance was the greatest hold the South had on us. We knew we could run away, but what then? - Author: John W. Campbell
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#6. That's the trouble with languages. They have to be learned. - Author: John W. Campbell
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#7. There's nothing quite so stultifying as having someone around who has all the answers-and gives them to you. - Author: John W. Campbell
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#8. Man studied birds for centuries, trying to learn how to make a machine to fly like them. He never did do the trick; his final success came when he broke away entirely and tried new methods. - Author: John W. Campbell
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#9. Editors never buy manuscripts that are left on the closet shelf at home. - Author: John W. Campbell
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#10. Generally, a desirable, practically attainable idea, suggested in prophecy, has a chance of forcing itself into reality by its very existence. - Author: John W. Campbell
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#11. Science is not a sacred cow-but there are a large number of would-be sacred cowherds busily devoting quantities of time, energy and effort to the task of making it one, so they can be sacred cowherds. - Author: John W. Campbell
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#12. Too darned good a machine can be a menace, not a help. - Author: John W. Campbell
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