Diffusion Quotes

Diffusion Quotes by Edward Alsworth Ross, Peter Ustinov, Thomas Piketty, James Madison, Martin Van Buren, Napoleon Bonaparte and many others.

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A self-conscious society will therefore endeavor to limit sect forming by providing for the widest possible diffusion of secular knowledge.
Edward Alsworth Ross
The stupidity of a stupid man is exercised in a restricted field; the stupidity of an intelligent man has a much wider diffusion, and a far greater effect, aided as it is by the element of surprise.
Peter Ustinov
Over a long period of time, the main force in favor of greater equality has been the diffusion of knowledge and skills.
Thomas Piketty
The American people owe it to themselves, and to the cause of free Government, to prove by their establishments for the advancement and diffusion of knowledge, that their political Institutionsare as favorable to the intellectual and moral improvement of Man as they are conformable to his individual and social rights.
James Madison
In a government whose distinguishing characteristic should be a diffusion and equalization of its benefits and burdens the advantage of individuals will be augmented at the expense of the community at large.
Martin Van Buren
In these days the invention of printing, and the diffusion of knowledge, render historical calumnies a little less dangerous: truth will always prevail in the long run, but how slow its progress!
Napoleon Bonaparte
Innumerable spirits and souls, when spread out through the same space, do not interfere with each other such that the diffusion of one would affect the diffusion of an infinity of others.
Giordano Bruno
It belongs to American liberty to separate entirely the institution which has for its object the support and diffusion of religion from the political government.
Francis Lieber
The principal mechanism for convergence at the international as well as the domestic level is the diffusion of knowledge.
Thomas Piketty
We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge.
Matt Blunt
The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices.
Richard Cobden
The party should stand for a constantly wider diffusion of property. That is the greatest social and economic security that can come to free men. It makes men free.
Jeffrey H Reiman
Even the disappointing diffusion of a sheer curtain can suggest the most colorful bouquet of unspeakable secrets.
Chris Ware
With today’s fast films, you can light the way your eye sees the scene. You can abuse the film and create subtleties in contrast with light and exposure, diffusion and filters. That’s what makes it an art.
Conrad Hall
The political objective of universal capitalism is maximum individual autonomy, the separation of political power wielded by the holders of public office from economic power held by citizens, and the broad diffusion of privately owned economic power.
Louis O. Kelso
I’m building on purpose. I’m building that tipping point. I’m building that law of diffusion of innovation.
Simon Sinek
The world is not going into concentric blocs of power. It is actually going into a diffusion of power with more centres of decision-making than ever in human civilisation. That requires you to place yourself in far more hubs of power than ever before.
William Hague
The absorption of oxygen and the elimination of carbon dioxide in the lungs take place by diffusion alone. There is no trustworthy evidence of any regulation of this process on the part of the organism.
August Krogh
What I’m doing is obeying the law of diffusion of innovations.
Simon Sinek
Because simplicity isn’t the greatest thing in the world, but love.
Bo Sanchez
I think by far the most important bill in our whole code is that for the diffusion of knowlege among the people. no other sure foundation can be devised for the preservation of freedom, and happiness.
Thomas Jefferson
Internal improvement and the diffusion of knowledge, so far as they can be promoted by the constitutional acts of the Federal Government, are of high importance.
Andrew Jackson
I delight in the diffusion of learning; yet, I must confess it, I am most gratified and transported at finding a large quantity of it in one place; just as I would rather have a solid pat of butter at breakfast, than a splash of grease upon the table-cloth that covers half of it.
Walter Savage Landor
The clergy, with a few honorable exceptions, have in all modern countries been the avowed enemies of the diffusion of knowledge, the danger of which to their own profession they, by a certain instinct, seem always to have perceived.
Henry Thomas Buckle
I look to the diffusion of light and education as the resource most to be relied on for ameliorating the condition, promoting the virtue and advancing the happiness of man.
Thomas Jefferson
Density, complexity, and historical-semantic value that is so strong as to make politics possible… Gramsci’s insight is to have recognised that subordination, fracturing, diffusion, reproducing, as much as producing, creating, forcing, guiding, are necessary aspects of elaboration.
Edward Said
There are reasons for believing that the English increase will far surpass others, and that the diffusion of the United States will ultimately produce the general population of America.
Ezra Stiles
The main force pushing toward reduction in inequality has always been the diffusion of knowledge and the diffusion of education.
Thomas Piketty
If dictatorship is the concentration of power, freedom consists in its diffusion.
Lord Hailsham
It is hard to tell which is worse; the wide diffusion of things that are not true, or the suppression of things that are true.
Harriet Martineau
Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion.
Daniel J. Boorstin
To maximise global social welfare, policymakers should strongly encourage the diffusion of knowledge from developed to developing countries.
Joseph Stiglitz
On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.
Daniel Webster
The diffusion of information and the arraignment of all abuses at the bar of public reason, I deem [one of] the essential principles of our government, and consequently [one of] those which ought to shape its administration.
Thomas Jefferson
Political liberty is nothing else but the diffusion of power.
Lord Hailsham
The widespread diffusion of nuclear weapons would make many nations able, and in some cases also create the pressure, to aggravate an on-going crisis, or even touch off a war between two other powers for purposes of their own.
Herman Kahn