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When you first start to say "ideological" it can sound lot like "idiot-logical" if you're not careful. -- Bill Purdin

The cause is hidden. The effect is visible to all. -- Ovid

All things may corrupt when minds are prone to evil. -- Ovid

Never be a cynic, even a gentle one. Never help out a sneer, even at the devil.
-- Vachel Lindsay

Do not think of knocking out another person's brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago. -- Horace Mann

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument. -- William G. McAdoo

There is no credulity so eager and blind as the credulity of covetness, which, in its universal extent, measures the moral misery and the intellectual destitution of mankind -- Joseph Conrad

After the game, the king and pawn all go into the same box. -- Italian Proverb
Incompetents invariably make trouble for people other than themselves.
-- Larry McMurtry

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. -- Euripides

Anyone who can handle a needle convincingly can make us see a thread which is not there. -- E. H. Gombrich

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. -- H. G. Wells

Anger so clouds the mind, that it cannot perceive the truth. -- Cato the Elder

When we finally erase all known forms of prejudice someone seeking power will invent a new one within seconds. -- Bill Purdin

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance. -- Henry Ward Beecher

Intolerance has been the curse of every age and state. -- Samuel Davies

The devil loves nothing better than the intolerance of reformers, and dreads nothing so much as their charity and patience -- James Russell Lowell

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