If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.
More Quotes by E. O. Wilson
- » Without a trace of irony I can say I have been blessed with brilliant enemies.
- » Political ideology can corrupt the mind, and science.
- » Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?
- » We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom.
- » Even as empiricism is winning the mind, transcendentalism continues to win the heart.
- » Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the “environmentalist” view
- » It’s like having astronomy without knowing where the stars are.