Stephen Jay Gould Quotes on hope

When people learn no tools of judgment and merely follow their hopes, the seeds of political manipulation are sown... view

By: Stephen Jay Gould

Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within... view

By: Stephen Jay Gould

The more important the subject and the closer it cuts to the bone of our hopes and needs, the more we are likely to err in establishing a framework for analysis... view

By: Stephen Jay Gould