Archive for August, 2011

Barbara Tuchman

« 30 August 2011 | 1:00 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

History is the unfolding of miscalculations



Immanuel Kant

« 29 August 2011 | 10:30 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

… skepticism is a resting place for reason, … but it cannot be its permanent dwelling-place.



Soren Kierkegaard

« 21 August 2011 | 1:28 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.



Richard Feynman

« 20 August 2011 | 22:52 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Details that could throw doubt on your interpretation must be given, if you know them.



James Mackintosh

« 18 August 2011 | 21:54 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are.



G K Chesterton

« 8 August 2011 | 0:08 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Fairyland is nothing but the sunny country of common sense.



Roald Amundsen

« 3 August 2011 | 1:07 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Adventure is just bad planning.



David Thomson

« 2 August 2011 | 11:34 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Eyebrows are made to be raised.