Element of Protection
"We sometimes speak of stubborn facts. Nonsense! A fact is a mere babe when compared with a stubborn theory."
– Samuel McChord Crothers, “Quixotism,” 'The Gentle Reader' (1903).
"Never call yourself a philosopher, nor talk a great deal among the unlearned about theorems, but act conformably to them."
– Epictetus, "Enchiridion", 46
"I see skies of blue and clouds of white
The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night
And I think to myself what a wonderful world."
– Louis Armstrong, "What a Wonderful World".