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Quote 10-17-10

Posted by don_socal socal (My Page) on
Sun, Oct 17, 10 at 20:06

A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.
Miguel de Unamuno

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
Charles W. Eliot

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
Abraham Flexner

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  • Posted by lilod NoCal/8 (My Page) on
    Sun, Oct 17, 10 at 20:34

Good ones again, Don - I particularly like the one abut books

RE: Quote 10-17-10

Like the first one, don't bore me with facts.

RE: Quote 10-17-10

I'm re-reading the Abraham Flexner quote. It seems that the pro war people knows how to make money, but the educators do not.

RE: Quote 10-17-10

Like all of them, but like Lilo, think the second one is right up my alley.

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