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Democracy is only an experiment in government, and it has the obvious disadvantage of merely counting votes instead of weighing them. Dean Inge#Government 75
Dean Inge#Government 75
Faith is an act of rational choice, which determines us to act as if certain things were true, and in the confident expectation that they will prove to be true. Dean Inge#Faith 68
Dean Inge#Faith 68
In praising science, it does not follow that we must adopt the very poor philosophies which scientific men have constructed. In philosophy they have much more to learn than to teach. Dean Inge#Science 64
Dean Inge#Science 64
Faith always contains an element of risk, of venture; and we are impelled to make the venture by the affinity and attraction which we feel in ourselves. Dean Inge#Faith 61
Dean Inge#Faith 61
Love remembered and consecrated by grief belongs, more clearly than the happy intercourse of friends, to the eternal world; it has proved itself stronger than death. Dean Inge#Death 57
Dean Inge#Death 57
The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense. Dean Inge#Wisdom 56
Dean Inge#Wisdom 56
A good government remains the greatest of human blessings and no nation has ever enjoyed it. Dean Inge#Government 50
Dean Inge#Government 50
All faith consists essentially in the recognition of a world of spiritual values behind, yet not apart from, the world of natural phenomena. Dean Inge#Faith 20
Dean Inge#Faith 20
Bereavement is the sharpest challenge to our trust in God; if faith can overcome this, there is no mountain which it cannot remove. Dean Inge#Trust 20
Dean Inge#Trust 20
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion. Dean Inge#Different 15
Dean Inge#Different 15
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