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"I am oppressed with a sense of the impropriety of uttering words on this occasion. If silence is ever golden, it must be here, beside the graves of fifteen thousand men, whose lives were more significant than speech, and whose death was a poem, the music of which can never be sung."
— James A. Garfield (1831-1881) Speech at Arlington Cemetery on Decoration Day (May 30, 1868)

Image: [Words fail me] Twilight at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (2012)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-for-2016-05-30.html

#memorial #memorialday #war #JamesAGarfield #quoteoftheday
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"Originality consists in trying to be like everybody else—and failing."
— Raymond Radiguet (1903-1923) Quoted by Jean Cocteau in his acceptance speech to the Académie Française (October 20, 1955)

Image: ["Hey, what about Major Kong?"] Slim Pickins as Major T.J. Kong in Dr. Strangelove, riding an atomic bomb as it falls to Earth (1964)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-for-2016-05-28.html

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"The two parties which divide the state, the party of Conservatism and that of Innovation, are very old, and have disputed the possession of the world ever since it was made."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) "The Conservative," A Lecture delivered at the Masonic Temple, Boston (December 9, 1841)

Image: [Trump too, shall pass] The Third-Term Panic by Thomas Nast, from Harper's Weekly (November 7, 1874)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-for-2016-05-26.html

#conservative #liberal #innovation #progressive #RalphWaldoEmerson #quoteoftheday
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"It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods."
— Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) Journal entry, "Cambridge, July 1842"

Image: [What ideal does the Tea Party envision?] Portrait of a young man representing the nativist ideal of the Know Nothing party (1854)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-for-2016-05-24.html

#wisdom #lies #politics #MargaretFuller #quoteoftheday
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"Party is the madness of many, for the gain of a few."
— Alexander Pope (1688-1744) "Thoughts on Various Subjects," published by Jonathan Swift in Miscellanies, volume 2 (1727)

Image: [These few are old chums] Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, and Melania Trump during the Trump's wedding reception at their Mar-a-Lago estate (January 22, 2005) Photograph by Maring Photography

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-for-2016-05-22.html

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I do not have a #vagina, but I am in touch with my feminine side to such a level that I feel I can say that, if I ever acquire one, I will name it The Grand Budapest Hotel.
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"Every great scientific truth goes through three stages. First, people say it conflicts with the Bible. Next they say it had been discovered before. Lastly they say they always believed it."
— Louis Agassiz (1807-1873) Quoted in Harper's Bazaar (August 6, 1870)

Image: [The Flat Earth Society is still thriving] Galileo facing the Roman Inquisition by Cristiano Banti (1857)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-for-2016-05-29.html

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"If it is art, it is not for all, and if it is for all, it is not art."
— Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) "New Music, Outmoded Music," Style and Idea" (1946) Style and Idea (1950)

Image: ["Everybody's a critic"] Gentlemen Prefer Blonds by Marco Battaglini (2013) after Allegory of the Arts by Pompeo Batoni (1740)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-for-2016-05-27.html

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"We seek to find peace of mind in the word, the formula, the ritual. The hope is an illusion."
— Benjamin N. Cardozo (1870-1938) The Growth of the Law (1924)

Image: [The same can be said to be true of religion] Surreptitious photograph of the Supreme Court in the Old Senate Chamber (1932) by Erich Salomon. On the bench, left to right: Willis Van Devanter, Pierce Butler, Louis Brandeis, James McReynolds, Charles Evans Hughes, George Sutherland, Owen Roberts, and Benjamin N. Cardozo. Not pictured: Harlan Fiske Stone

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-2016-05-25.html

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"I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense."
— Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) Journal entry (November 17, 1896)

Image: [Such wonderful stories she wove in those letters] Letter to three year old Eric Moore, one of the children of Potter's last governess, Annie Carter-Moore (August 21, 1892)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-for-2016-05-23.html

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"If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind."
— John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) On Liberty, chapter 2 (1859)

Image: [Any excuse to harass opponents into silence] Mug shot of Emma Goldman, after being falsely implicated in the McKinley assassination (September 10, 1901)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-for-2016-05-21.html

#opinion #publicopinion #silence #contrarian #JohnStuartMill #OnLiberty #quoteoftheday
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"Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true."
— Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) "Recent Work on the Principles of Mathematics," The International Monthly (July 1901)

Image: ["A missionary of the Middle Ages tells that he had found the point where heaven and Earth touch..."] The Flammarion Engraving by an unknown artist, from L'Atmosphère: Météorologie Populaire (1888)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/05/quote-of-day-for-2015-05-20.html

#math #mathematics #truth #bertrandrussell #quoteoftheday
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