Posts tagged “quote”

Excellent Foppery

> This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune,–often the surfeit of our own behavior,–we make guilty of... Read more

25 April 2012

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Man's Original Virtue

> Every fact of science was once damned. Every invention was considered impossible. Every discovery was a nervous shock to some orthodoxy. Every artistic innovation... Read more

10 April 2012

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Begin Taking Action

> Begin taking action now, while being neurotic or imperfect or a > procrastinator or unhealthy or lazy or any other label by which you... Read more

02 April 2012

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History

> Biographical history, as taught in our public schools, is still largely a > history of boneheads: ridiculous kings and queens, paranoid political > leaders,... Read more

04 February 2012

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Discreet Sheep

> We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove. We have two opinions: one... Read more

03 February 2012

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Terror

> No man dies for what he knows to be true. Men die for > what they want to be true, for what some terror... Read more

29 January 2012

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No Silver Bullet

> The hardest part of the software task is arriving at a complete > and consistent specification, and much of the essence of building >... Read more

07 January 2012

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Why I am an Agnostic

> When I became convinced that the Universe is natural – that > all the ghosts and gods are myths, there entered into my brain,... Read more

18 December 2011

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