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Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: Truthfulness under oath is, by now, a matter Truthfulness under oath is, by now, a matter of our civic religion, our relation to our fellow citizens rather than our relation to a nonhuman power. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: National pride is to countries what self-respect is National pride is to countries what self-respect is to individuals: a necessary condition for self-improvement. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: All human relations untouched by love take place All human relations untouched by love take place in the dark — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard M. Rorty: There is nothing sacred about universality which makes There is nothing sacred about universality which makes the shared automatically better than the unshared. — Richard M. Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard M. Rorty: Always strive to excel, but only on weekends. Always strive to excel, but only on weekends. — Richard M. Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: Philosophy makes progress not by becoming more rigorous Philosophy makes progress not by becoming more rigorous but by becoming more imaginative. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: To abjure the notion of the truly human To abjure the notion of the truly human is to abjure the attempt to divinize the self as a replacement for a divinized world. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard M. Rorty: There is nothing deep down inside us except There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves. — Richard M. Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: I think that a good Left is a I think that a good Left is a party that always thinks about the future and doesn't care much about our past sins. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: What counts as rational argumentation is as historically What counts as rational argumentation is as historically determined and as context-dependent, as what counts as good French. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: At 12, I knew that the point of At 12, I knew that the point of being human was to spend one's life fighting social injustice. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: The world is out there, but descriptions of The world is out there, but descriptions of the world are not. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard M. Rorty: Freedom is the recognition of contingency. Freedom is the recognition of contingency. — Richard M. Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: We are equal inhabitants of a paradise of We are equal inhabitants of a paradise of individuals in which everybody has the right to be understood. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: If the body had been easier to understand, If the body had been easier to understand, nobody would have thought that we had a mind. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: My principal motive is the belief that we My principal motive is the belief that we can still make admirable sense of our lives even if we cease to have ... an ambition of transcendence. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: What sort of world can we prepare for What sort of world can we prepare for our great grandchildren? — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: Truth [is] what is better for us to Truth [is] what is better for us to believe. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: If I had to lay bets, my bet If I had to lay bets, my bet would be that everything is going to go to hell, but, you know, what else have we got except hope? — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: I think of an intellectual as just being I think of an intellectual as just being bookish, being interested in history books, utopian ideas, that kind of thing. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: Had there been no Plato, the Christians would Had there been no Plato, the Christians would have had a harder time selling the idea that all God really wanted from us was fraternal love. — Richard Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard M. Rorty: Solidarity is not discovered by reflection but created. Solidarity is not discovered by reflection but created. — Richard M. Rorty
Rorty Quotes By Richard Rorty: I think you can have a Left that I think you can have a Left that isn't culturally conservative talking about lunch-bucket issues. — Richard Rorty