Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Quotations #077

"Research is to see what everybody else has seen and to think what nobody else has thought." -- Albert Szent-Gyögyii

"If you feed the people just with revolutionary slogans they will listen today, they will listen tomorrow, they will listen the day after tomorrow, but on the fourth day they will say 'To Hell with you!'" -- Nikita Khrushchev

"Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying, and that no one says exactly what he thinks." -- Lin Yutang

"An era can be said to end when its basic illusions are exhausted." -- Arthur Miller

"Is not man himself the greatest variable in nature? " -- Marc Bloch, The Historian's Craft, p. 197.

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