Wednesday, May 12, 2004

Quotes out of my textbook "The Research Process: Books & Beyond"

"I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way." -Franklin P. Adams

"The most original authors are not so because they advance what is new, but because they put what they have to say as if it had never been said before." -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about." -Arthur C. Clarke

"I used to think that cyberspace was fifty years away. What I thought was fifty years away, was only ten years away. And what I thought was ten years was already here. I just wasn't aware of it yet." -Bruce Sterling

"This is the best book ever written by any man on the wrong side of a question of which he is profoundly ignorant." -Thomas B. Macaulay

"Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it." -Samuel Johnson

"The hand that rules the press, the radio, the screen and the far-spread magazine, rules the country." -Learned Hand

"Just be thankful you're not getting all the government you're paying for."-Will Rogers

"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." -Benjamin Disraeli

"There has rarely passed a life of which a judicious and faithful narrative would not be useful." -Samuel Johnson

"What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books." -Thomas Carlyle



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