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An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
    –  Oscar Wilde
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On This Day In:
2015 Always A Goal
2014 Standing Strong
2013 Shaken And Stirred
The Bird With The Broken Wing
2012 Friends In High Places
2011 Objective Independence
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For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
   —  John F. Kennedy
From his speech: “Remarks on the 20th Anniversary of the Voice of America”
26 February 1962
[Sometimes I wonder…  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2013 Risking Truth
2012 Working On Reality
2011 Massive Contradictory Changes

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Ideas won’t keep: Something must be done about them.
  —  Alfred North Whitehead
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On This Day In:
2013 Lives > 1
2012 Strange To All The World
2011 Unnecessary Stagefright

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Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice.
  — Sydney J. Harris
[Actually, we’ve been trying / practicing “Trickle-Down Economics” for over 40 years and it has still not worked.  Does that mean it will be “killed” sometime soon?  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2013 A Fist Full Of Confusion
2012 Teaching Faith
2011 The Heart Of Terror
The Proportion Of Gravity And Probability

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There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
    —  Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
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On This Day In:
2013 Higher And Truer
2012 Life’s Last Question
2011 A Single Heartbeat
A Little Male Humor – WHY MEN SHOULDN’T RETIRE

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I understand why we do that now.  It’s a help, not a threat.  It’s something to remind you how important words are.  Ideas are important.  Principles are important.  Words are important.  Your word is the most important of all.  Your word is who you are.
  —  Tom Clancy
[Found on a blog I follow: http://dshenai.wordpress.com/
The specific post is:  http://dshenai.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/tribute-to-tom-clancy-with-his-insightful-quotes/
Thanks Deo!  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2012 Mine Stands
2011 Aversions

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Just once in a while let us exalt the importance of ideas and information.
 

—  Edward R. Murrow
 

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