Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Quotations #093

“Abstinence works better than birth control, really,” she said. “It’s just that people don’t do it.” -- Rhonda Arias, NYT Magazine, 1/21/2007

"[History is] the slaughter-bench at which the happiness of peoples, the wisdom of States, and the virtue of individuals have been victimized." -- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Lectures on the Philosophy of History.

"A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies." -- Alfred Lord Tennyson

"There are truths on this side of the Pyranees, which are falsehoods on the other." -- Blaise Pascal

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." -- Arthur Schopenhauer

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