Quotable #22: The Public

“The public! the public! How many fools does it take to make up a public?” — Nicolas Chamfort, Caractères et Anecdotes, 1771     Advertisements

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Quotable #13: Jealousy

“Lots of people know a good thing the minute the other fellow sees it first.” – Job E. Hedges

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Quotable #11: Role Of Education

“The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.” – Jean Piaget

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Gleanings From The Past #3

Alter Everyone alters and is altered by everyone else. We are all the time taking in portions of one another or else reacting against them, and by these involuntary acquisitions and repulsions modifying our natures. – Gerald Brenan, Thoughts in a Dry Season, 1978 An Unexpected End

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Country Names With One Syllable

There are only five countries which have one-syllable names in the English language. Can you name these countries?

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