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Truth Quotes

Posted: August 19, 2010 by Mike Hubbartt in Quips, Quotes, & Cliches
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And isn’t it a bad thing to be deceived about the truth, and a good thing to know what the truth is? For I assume that by knowing the truth you mean knowing things as they really are.

Truthfulness. He will never willingly tolerate an untruth, but will hate it as much as he loves truth. … And is there anything more closely connected with wisdom than truth?

Plato

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Stupidity Quotes

Posted: August 4, 2010 by Mike Hubbartt in Quips, Quotes, & Cliches
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  • An Old Japanese Proverb: “Baka ni tsukeru kusuri wa nai” (There is no medicine that cures stupidity.)

  • A Technology Reviewers Code: I’m not being picky, vengeful or ornery – It’s just that I am a “closet” iconoclast and bad science pushes my buttons,  … and …  Of course it’s in my “genes.”
  • Second Law of Recipe Collection Management: Recipe collection sizes will double every 18 months.  A consequence the law is that if you don’t have the right software  most of what you’ve collected will be invisible to you. or gather dust on a shelf or hard drive.

“The society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools.” – Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War (ca 410 BCE)

Mark Twain Quote – Illusions

Posted: August 4, 2010 by docbabad in Quips, Quotes, & Cliches
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“Don’t part with your illusions. When the are gone, you may still exist But you have ceased to live”

From Albert Einstein, mathematician, logician and philosopher.
  • “God does not play dice with the universe”
  • “God is subtle, but he is not malicious”
  • “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”
  • “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.”