Our belief in any particular natural law cannot have a safer basis than our unsuccessful critical attempts to refute it.
[Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge] Law
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It is impossible to speak in such a way that you cannot be misunderstood. Karl Popper quote
We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason than that only freedom can make security secure. Karl Popper quote
Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell. Karl Popper quote
We all remember how many religious wars were fought for a religion of love and gentleness; how many bodies were burned alive with the genuinely kind intention of saving souls from the eternal fire of hell. Karl Popper quote
Philosopher, 1902 - 1994