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Two Pertinent Quotations

Madness is rare in individuals – but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule” – Friedrich Nietzsche America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between – Oscar Wilde Nietzsche ended up mad and Wilde went to jail.


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Three Quotations

The following speaks for itself. GK Chesterton was 6-4 and weighed 286 pounds. Chesterton: To look at you [GB Shaw], anyone would think a famine had struck England. Shaw: To look at you, anyone would think you had caused it. Next from a review of the movie Ford v Ferrari. Christian Bale may be the…


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Quotation of the Month

  This one really speaks to the state of contemporary thought and discourse. “To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?” ― Marcus Tullius…


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Quotations of the Day

There’s nothing as stupid as an educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in. Will Rogers One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine. Sir William Osler


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Experts – Just a Few Thoughts

A foolish faith in authority is the greatest enemy of truth. Albert Einstein Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts. Richard Feynman The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool. Richard Feynman Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge. Charles Darwin…


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Quotation of the Week

If once [the people] become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges, and Governors, shall all become wolves. Thomas Jefferson Letter to Edward Carrington Paris, Jan. 16, 1787


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Quotation of the Week

Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm – but the harm does not interest them. Or they do not see it, or they justify it because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to think well of themselves. TS…


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Thought of the Day

Man’s longing is for an ordered society of fellowship and love. This is something the state cannot create or maintain. Man accepts the authority of positive law because order is preferable to anarchy and chaos; but in law man seeks some vestiges of a higher justice.. Augustine of Hippo (St Augustine) City of God


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