Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Some of my favourite quotes

'We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, and know the place for the first time. ' - T.S. Eliot

'In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is stoned to death.'
- Joan D. Vinge

'The world is governed more by appearances than realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.'
Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852

'In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.'
Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004)

'The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.'
Henry Stimson

'Men have become the tools of their tools. '
Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

'Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language. '
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

'Do not ask me who I am, and do not ask me to remain the same'
Michel Foucault

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