1. 10

    Foreknowledge is power.

  2. 9

    But now, I, August Comte, have discovered the truth. Therefore, there is no longer any need for freedom of thought or freedom of the press. I want to rule and to organize the whole country.

  3. 8

    All good intellects have repeated, since Bacon's time, that there can be no real knowledge but which is based on observed facts.

  4. 7

    The only real life is the collective life of the race; individual life has no existence except as an abstraction.

  5. 6

    Every science consists in the coordination of facts; if the different observations were entirely isolated, there would be no science.

  6. 5

    If we do not allow free thinking in chemistry or biology, why should we allow it in morals or politics?

  7. 4

    Everything is relative; and only that is absolute.

  8. 3

    Each department of knowledge passes through three stages. The theoretic stage; the theological stage and the metaphysical or abstract stage.

  9. 2

    Know yourself to improve yourself.

  10. 1

    Positivism is a theory of knowledge according to which the only kind of sound knowledge available to human kind is that if science grounded in observation.

  11. Last Update: 1 February 2023

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