Author: Henry David Thoreau (---.18.102.18.sify.net)
Date: 09-21-05 11:38
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Humankind cannot bear very much reality.
T. S. Eliot
Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and
as deadly as a hit man.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. --Albert
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities.
The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit
to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his
intelligence. --Albert Einstein