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Saturday, October 07, 2006
Refdesk Thoughts of the Day:
"Those who can make you believe absurdities"
"Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities."
"To go against the dominant thinking of your friends..."
"To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see
every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can have."
-Theodore H. White
"So I became a newspaperman..."
"So I became a newspaperman. I hated to do it but I couldn’t find honest
"I was really too honest a man..."
"I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live."