Quote of the Day

Everyone admits that “the truth hurts” but no one applies this adage to himself — and as soon as it begins to hurt us, we quickly repudiate it and call it a lie.

“Everyone admits that “the truth hurts” but no one applies this adage to himself — and as soon as it begins to hurt us, we quickly repudiate it and call it a lie.” — Sydney J. Harris, On the Contrary

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Quote of the Day

The pride which follows the sudden emancipation of the mind from ignorance of any subject, is accompanied by a feeling that all the world must be in the state of darkness from which we have ourselves emerged.

“The pride which follows the sudden emancipation of the mind from ignorance of any subject, is accompanied by a feeling that all the world must be in the state of darkness from which we have ourselves emerged.” — George Henry Lewes, The Principles of Success in Literature