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Saturday, August 19, 2006
Refdesk Thoughts of the Day:
"It is a supermarket where students are shoppers..."
"It is a supermarket where students are shoppers and professors are
merchants of learning. Fads and fashions, the demands of popularity and success,
enter where wisdom and experience should prevail."
-Association of American Colleges
"I have noted that persons with bad judgment..."
"I have noted that persons with bad judgment are most insistent that we do
what they think best."
"I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands..."
"I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work 15 and 16
hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of his feet, a man
who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak the language, who taught me all
I needed to know about faith and hard work by the simple eloquence of his
"The great corrupter of public man is the ego..."
"The great corrupter of public man is the ego…. Looking at the mirror
distracts one’s attention from the problem."