Sunday, December 04, 2005

Quotations #079

These quotations are not planned or scheduled: this is just what's next in my quotation file. But these are, without a doubt, some of my favorite epigrams ever.

"Sixty minutes of thinking of any kind is bound to lead to confusion and unhappiness." -- James Thurber

"There's always an easy solution to every human problem -- neat, plausible, and wrong." -- H. L. Mencken

"Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions." -- Edward R. Murrow

"Each generation must write its own history, not because past histories are untrue but because in a rapidly changing world new questions arise and new answers are needed." -- L. S. Stavrianos

"Everything the communists said about communism turned out to be a lie. But everything the communists said about capitalism was true." -- New Russian Proverb

Speaking of Russians, eb's got some Dostoyevsky.

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