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Repost-Three Quotations

“Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.”

George Santayana

It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare…

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George Santanya

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“those who do not remember history. . . .” Part One

You know how the rest of this familiar quotation goes: “Those who do not remember history will be condemned to repeat it.”

But there is more. 518 more words

TRUMP OF THE WILL: Is the Republican Nominee the Man in the Munich Beer Hall? 

            “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

                        –George Santayana

I quote this hackneyed aphorism only to tear it down. The problem, I would tell Santayana if we were to hash things out over a Starbucks coffee, is that the past never repeats itself in recognizable form. 534 more words


What’s the job of a good parent?

raising a child suitable and capable of taking over the reign?

True, the joy of every parent is seeing, 76 more words