Monday, November 3, 2008

Abraham Lincoln, blank checks, information and other random quotes

On the radio: "I'm a native of Kansas City calling from Vermont of all places, and I wanted you to know that I'm voting for Abraham Lincoln because his corpse could do a better job than either of these two clowns!"

"A veteran - whether active duty, retired, national guard, or reserve - is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to 'The United States of America', for an amount of 'up to and including my life.'" (Author unknown)

"The irony of the Information Age is that it has given new respectability to uninformed opinion."
~John Lawton

“What is not possible is not to choose.”
~Jean-Paul Sartre

“Within any important issue, there are always aspects no one wishes to discuss.”
~George Orwell

“In self-analysis the danger of incompleteness is particularly great. One is too soon satisfied with a part explanation.”
~Sigmund Freud

“Shall I tell you what knowledge is? It is to know both what one knows and what one does not know.”

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