"All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Chauncey Wright on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Chauncey Wright on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Chauncey Wright on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Chauncey Wright on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Chauncey Wright on Mark Twain
"The accidental causes of science are only accidents relatively to the intelligence of a man."