“An intellectual may be defined as a man who speaks with general authority about a subject on which he has no particular competence.”
Irving Kristol, quoted in The Weekly Standard
“Censorship is the height of vanity.”
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Choreographer Martha Graham, quoted in the Associated Press
“If you want work well done, select a busy man. The other kind has
Author Elbert Hubbard, quoted in the Associated Press
“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent
disinclination to do so.”
Douglas Adams, quoted in the Albany, N.Y., Times-Union
“Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom.”
Edmund Burke, quoted in The New Republic
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