Thursday, June 15, 2006

Lovely Quotes

Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
-Alfred North Whitehead, mathematician and philosopher (1861-1947)

A half-truth is a whole lie.
-Yiddish proverb

Civilizations in decline are consistently characterised by a tendency towards standardization and uniformity.
-Arnold Toynbee, historian (1889-1975)

The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
-Franklin P. Adams, columnist (1881-1960)

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