Monday, December 27, 2004

Quotations #031

"Give me blood and I will give you freedom" -- Metaji Subhas Chandra Bose

"This Jeffersonian fusion of bourgeois political ideology with classificatory natural science, of power with knowledge, gave race its singular epistemic purchase on Enlightenment and post-Enlightenment thought." -- Patrick Wolfe, "Land Labor and Difference: Elementary Structures of Race," AHR v. 106, n. 3 (June 2001), p. 876.

"Like so many masters of the Delta Blues, John was a master of the single entendre." -- Bill Morrissey on Mississippi John Hurt

"Learn to reason forward and backward on both sides of a question." -- Thomas Blandi

"There's a mighty big difference between good, sound reasons and reasons that sound good." -- Burton Hills

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