Sunday, November 21, 2004

Quotations #013

"If our economy of freedom fails to distribute wealth as ably as it has created it, the road to dictatorship will be open to any man who can persuasively promise security to all." Will and Ariel Durant.

"Tradition is entirely different from habit, even from an excellent habit, since habit is by definition an unconscious acquisition and tends to become mechanical whereas tradition results from a conscious and deliberate acceptance." -- Igor Stravinsky, Poetics of Music (1947)

"Learning without thinking is labor lost; thinking without learning is perilous." (Analects, II:15)

"The only problems money can solve are money problems. Many of the problems the world faces today are the eventual result of short-term measures taken last century." -- Jay W. Forrester

"A fanatic is one who sticks to his guns whether they're loaded or not." -- Franklin P. Jones

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