* Is it my impression or has the Internet’s short attention span given new life to quotations? Blog software even has a specific button to set them off in special type. I’m still waiting for the resurgence of couplets.

* For a fine collection of quotes from a single author, and no mean writer, mostly about, of all things, economics, go here. If time is money, and life is time …

* Here’s one of those quotes, a sad truth that has profound implications for those who preach a religion principally of the mind: “The problem isn’t that Johnny can’t read. The problem isn’t even that Johnny can’t think. The problem is that Johnny doesn’t know what thinking is; he confuses it with feeling.” Continue reading