Thinking’s Paradox

Never am I less alone than when I am by myself, never am I more active then when I do nothing.

Cato

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Timeless Works

Some books are undeservedly forgotten, none are undeservedly remembered.

W.H. Auden

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Language Being

New language, new person.

Arab proverb

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Public Reason

J’écris pour agir.

I write in order to act.

Voltaire

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Verba Anhelant

The words of the world want to make sentences. 

G.Bachelard

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Hearing Community

Vision is a spectator; hearing is a participator.
John Dewey

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Language World

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Market Speak

We call a private sector bureaucrat an executive.

Anonymous 

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Uses of Reason

A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.
Gilles Deleuze
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Drafting Firsts

Writing is producing shitty first drafts.
Anne Lamott

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