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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., (dissent, Abrams v. United States, 1919)

The ultimate good desired is better…

24 Sep , 2019  

The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas [and] the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market. Great short quote and quotation by: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., (dissent, Abrams v. United States, 1919) , US jurist (1841 – […]

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William O. Douglas

The way to combat noxious ideas is …

25 Jan , 2017  

The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehoods is with truth. Great short quote and quotation by: William O. Douglas , US jurist (1898 – 1980)

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Samuel P. Huntington

The West won the world not by the s…

25 Jan , 2017  

The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do. Great short quote and quotation by: Samuel P. Huntington ,

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Emile Chartier

There are only two kinds of scholar…

3 May , 2016  

There are only two kinds of scholars; those who love ideas and those who hate them. Great short quote and quotation by: Emile Chartier ,

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Diane Ackerman

There are well-dressed foolish idea…

3 Jul , 2015  

There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools. Great short quote and quotation by: Diane Ackerman ,

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Lionel Trilling, The Liberal Imagination (1950)

There is no connection between the …

3 Jul , 2015  

There is no connection between the political ideas of our educated class and the deep places of the imagination. Great short quote and quotation by: Lionel Trilling, The Liberal Imagination (1950) ,

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The National, Paris, 1850

There is no law against composing m…

3 Jul , 2015  

There is no law against composing music when one has no ideas whatsoever. The music of Wagner, therefore, is perfectly legal Great short quote and quotation by: The National, Paris, 1850 ,

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

There is nothing easier than loppin…

3 Jul , 2015  

There is nothing easier than lopping off heads and nothing harder than developing ideas. Great short quote and quotation by: Fyodor Dostoevsky , Russian novelist (1821 – 1881)

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Francis A. Carter

There is only one way in which a pe…

17 Nov , 2014  

There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea; by combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware. Great short quote and quotation by: Francis A. […]

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Honore de Balzac

This coffee plunges into the stomac…

17 Dec , 2013  

This coffee plunges into the stomach…the mind is aroused, and ideas pour forth like the battalions of the Grand Army on the field of battle…. Memories charge at full gallop…the light cavalry of comparisons deploys itself magnificently; the artillery of logic hurry in with their train of ammunition; flashes of wit pop up like sharp-shooters. […]

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Hortense Calisher

This is my answer to the gap betwee…

17 Dec , 2013  

This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action – I will write it out. Great short quote and quotation by: Hortense Calisher ,

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To die for an idea; it is unquestio…

13 Oct , 2011  

To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true! Great short quote and quotation by: H. L. Mencken , US editor (1880 – 1956)

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