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Sunday, October 29, 2006
Refdesk Thoughts of the Day:
"There is, I think, nothing in the world more futile..."
"There is, I think, nothing in the world more futile than the attempt to find out how a task should be done when one has not yet decided what the task is."
"There is nothing so good for the human soul as the discovery..."
"There is nothing so good for the human soul as the discovery that there are ancient
and flourishing civilized societies which have somehow managed to exist for many centuries and are still in being though they have had no help from the traveler in solving their problems."
"Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled..."
"Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled. From that divine tear and from that human smile is
derived the grace of present civilization."
"Man is by nature..."
"Man is by nature a political animal."
"Nothing is worse..."
"Nothing is worse than active ignorance."
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly ...
"Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly ... is having to accept it."