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August 4, 1855: Familiarity Breeds Contempt (Page 76a)

People in Cambridge, Massachusetts, used to pester John Bartlett, who ran the University Book Store, asking for quotations on various subjects. Finally, to make his life easier, he assembled a collection of the more popular quotations. 274 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

A Powerful Reply from Maoist Leaderʹs Daughter to Home Minister

“You may call our parents miscreants. For you and your predecessors they will certainly be miscreants. Bhagat Singh, Subhash Chandra Bose and many others who opposed colonialism were then called miscreants.

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What we see of the world is only a sliver of what’s “out there.” There is much that is invisible to the eye, even when we augment our sensorial perception with telescopes, microscopes, and other tools of exploration.

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Quotation from a book of quotations - Joseph Addison

“Our disputants put me in mind of the skuttle fish, that when he is unable to extricate himself, blackens all the water about him, till he becomes invisible.” Joseph Addison (1672-1719), The Spectator

Joseph Addison

Think on This Frank

There are two kinds of success, Initial and Ultimate…

Winston Churchill