Quotation of the week

“Lives of great men all remind us

greatness takes no easy way.

All the heroes of tomorrow

are the heretics of today.”

– Yip Harburg

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“Every tool is a weapon if you hold it right.”  – Ani DiFranco

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“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”  – Dorothy Parker

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“Tampax: Helping you relax when Mother Nature attacks your slacks.”  – Saturday Night Live

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“You can always cast yourself as unlikely when you’re fundamentally alienated in your worldview.”  – Rachel Maddow

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“Among the most elementary of moral truisms is the principle of universality: we must apply to ourselves the same standards we do to others, if not more stringent ones.”  – Noam Chomsky

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“We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the [one] who turns back soonest is the most progressive.”   – C.S. Lewis

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“In a world as wrong as this one, all we can do is make things as right as we can.”  – Barbara Kingsolver in The Bean Trees

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“Everything that we do and every piece of technology we make is an extension of either a fear or a desire.” – Margaret Atwood

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Quotation of the week

“It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question.”  – John Stuart Mill