Quotations

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Randomly Featured Quotation:

"[The invention of writing] will produce forgetfulness in the minds of those who learn to use it, because they will not practice their memory. Their trust in writing, produced by external characters which are no part of themselves, will discourage the use of their own memory within them. You have invented an elixir not of memory, but of reminding; and you offer your pupils the appearance of wisdom, not true wisdom." — Socrates, as quoted in The Information, by James Gleick

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I’ve decided to start writing down interesting quotations that I run across, with hopes that one day I’ll have my own extensive database of quotations to draw from. I might as well share them; so I’ve uploaded my list and added a widget to display a random quote from the list at the top of this page. Click here to see my whole list.

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