quote by Peter Wessel Zapffe

The more a human being in his worldview approaches the goal, the hegemony of love in a moral universe, the more has he become slipshod in the light of intellectual honesty.

— Peter Wessel Zapffe

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Intellectual honesty quote Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.

Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.

The notion of saving the planet has nothing to do with intellectual honesty or science. The fact is that the planet was here long before us and will be here long after us. The planet is running fine. What people are talking about is saving themselves and saving their middle-class lifestyles and saving their cash flow.

The intellectual power, honesty, lucidity, courage, and disinterested love of the truth of the most gifted thinkers of the eighteenth century remain to this day without parallel. Their age is one of the best and most hopeful episodes in the life of mankind.

Intellectual honesty quote Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.

Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.

Intellectual honesty consists in stating the precise conditions under which one will give up one's belief.

Deal honestly and objectively with yourself;

intellectual honesty and personal courage are the hallmarks of great character.

The most important quality of leadership is intellectual honesty.

The reality principle - the ability to see the world as it really is, not as you wish it were.

Intellectual honesty quote Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returne

Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returned.

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Science, not religion, has taught me my most useful values, among them intellectual honesty. It is better to go without answers than to accept those that merely resolve puzzlement.

The core of science is not a mathematical modeling--it is intellectual honesty.

It is a willingness to have our certainties about the world constrained by good evidence and good argument.

To set aside one’s prejudices, one’s present needs, and one’s own self interest in making a decision as a director for a company is an intellectual exercise that takes constant practice. In short, intellectual honesty is a journey and not a destination.

Intellectual honesty quote No legacy is so rich as honesty.

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

It is the opposite of ignorance—it is intellectual honesty: to be willing to accept reality and to call things what they are even when it is hard.

For many decades now - and certainly during my adult life in academe - the Western intellectual world has not been convinced that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with intellectual honesty and integrity.

Intellectual honesty is the quality that the public in free countries always has expected of historians; much more than that it does not expect, nor often get.

Intellectual honesty quote I respect those who tell me the truth, no matter how hard it is.

I respect those who tell me the truth, no matter how hard it is.

In intellectual honesty, we should be willing to study and explore the spiritual life with all the rigor and determination we would give to any field of research.

Thus the State never intentionally confronts a man's sense, intellectual or moral, but only his body, his senses. It is not armed with superior wit or honesty, but with superior physical strength. I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion.

I believe that the 21st century economy is an economy of people, not of factories. The intellectual factor has become increasingly important in the economy, which is why we are planning to focus on providing additional opportunities for people to realise their potential.

Intellectual honesty quote Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

Mathematics is persistent intellectual honesty.

The root of the matter the thing I mean is love, Christian love, or compassion.

If you feel this, you have a motive for existence, a guide for action, a reason for courage, an imperative necessity for intellectual honesty.

Communism everywhere has paid the price of rigidity and dogmatism.

Freedom has the strength of compassion and flexibility. It has, above all, the strength of intellectual honesty.

Intellectual honesty quote Honesty has a power that very few people can handle.

Honesty has a power that very few people can handle.

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Intellectual honesty is the quality that the public in free countries always has expected of historians; much more than that it does not expect, nor often get.

If partisanship makes us abandon intellectual honesty, if we oppose what our opponents say or do simply because they are the ones saying or doing it, we become mere political short-sellers, hoping for bad news because it's good for our ideological investment.

We must seek support in the moral values that have ensured the progress of our civilization. Honesty and hard work, responsibility and faith in our strength are bound to bring us success. There should be no place for despondency. The crisis can and must be fought by uniting our intellectual, spiritual and material resources.

Intellectual honesty quote Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don't expect it from cheap people.

Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don't expect it from cheap people.

Conservative ideas are alive and dynamic, the result of a free and intellectually honest vision for the country. As long as conservatism is strong, the future of a strong America is assured.

I don't like to intellectualize about my acting.

I don't sit around and study the pages of a script over and over again. I don't worry whether the period is contemporary or three hundred years ago. Human beings are all alike. The main thing in acting is honesty, to feel the humanity and get to the essence of the character. You can't put anything into a character that you haven't got within you.

When I talk to anyone or read the writings of anyone who has any axe to grind, I feel that intellectual honesty and balanced judgement have simply disappeared from the face of the earth. Everyone's thought is forensic, everyone is simply putting a "case" with deliberate suppression of his opponent's point of view, and, what is more, with complete insensitiveness to any sufferings except those of himself and his friends.

Intellectual honesty quote Honesty is the best policy.

Honesty is the best policy.

Every man who expresses an honest thought is a soldier in the army of intellectual liberty.

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