Archive for June, 2012

Quote of the day, June 30

June 30, 2012

Justice Anthony Kennedy, on freedom of speech

“The remedy for speech that is false is speech that is true. (more…)

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Quote of the day, June 29

June 29, 2012

Ai Weiwei, on censorship

“The Internet is uncontrollable. (more…)

Quote of the day, June 28

June 28, 2012

Nora Ephron. on reading

“Reading makes me feel I’ve accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. … Reading is bliss.”

Quote of the day, June 27

June 27, 2012

Baltasar Gracian, on friendship

“Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”

Quote of the day, June 26

June 25, 2012

Detective Frank Pembleton (Andre Braugher), on the perfect life

Life would be perfect, if it was just kids and dogs.”

Quote of the day, June 25

June 25, 2012

Milan Kundera, on dogs

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. (more…)

Quote of the day, June 24

June 24, 2012

Marcus Tullius Cicero, on hope

“While there’s life, there’s hope.”

 

Quote of the day, June 23

June 23, 2012

William James, on wisdom

“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.”

Quote of the day, June 22

June 22, 2012

Woodrow Wilson, on the university

“My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together.”

Quote of the day, June 21

June 21, 2012

William Faulkner, on history

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”