Quote of the Day

“It would be futile for a man to labor at establishing a reputation for oddity if he were ready at the slightest provocation to revert to normal action.” — Rex Stout

It would be futile for a man to labor at establishing a reputation for oddity if he were ready at the slightest provocation to revert to normal action.

“It would be futile for a man to labor at establishing a reputation for oddity if he were ready at the slightest provocation to revert to normal action.” — Rex StoutFer-de-Lance

Quote of the Day

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences.

“Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world’s estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences.” — Susan B. AnthonyThe Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony