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The good Christian should beware of mathematicians and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and confine man in the bonds of Hell.

Thore Henry David


Already the spirit of our schooling is permeated with the feeling that every subject, every topic, every fact, every professed truth must be submitted to a certain publicity and impartiality. All proffered samples of learning must go to the same ass

Thoreau Henry David


"After I asked him what he meant, he replied that freedom consisted of the unimpeded right to get rich, to use his ability, no matter what the cost to others, to win advancement."

Thoreau Henry David


Anything is possible on paper.

Thoreau Henry David


Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. [If youth but knew, if old age but could.]

Thoreau Henry David


The Soviet pre-eminence in chess can be traced to the average Russian's readiness to brood obsessively over anything, even the arrangement of some pieces of wood. Indeed, the Russians' predisposition for quiet reflection followed by sudden preventi

Thoreau Henry David


Texas is Hell on woman and horses.

Thoreau Henry David


There are two kinds of fool. One says, "This is old, and therefore good." And one says, "This is new, and therefore better"

Thoreau Henry David


Vice-President Hubert Humphrey's loquacity is legendary, and Barry Goldwater notes that "Hubert has been clocked at 275 words a minute with gusts up to 340." On the campaign trail during 1964, Republican nominee Barry Goldwater stated, "The imme

Thoreau Henry David


Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

Thoreau David Henry





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