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Dwight D. Eisenhower
(1890 - 1969)
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the cornfield.
Edward Abbey
(1927 - 1989)
Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline, the first often tasting like the second.
Orson Welles
(1915 - 1985)
In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed; but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, they had 500 years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.
- (in The Third Man)
Simone WeilCulture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes will manufacture professors.
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