Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Quote of the Day (William Hazlitt, on Being Right)

“We are not satisfied to be right, unless we can prove others to be quite wrong.”—William Hazlitt, Conversations of James Northcote, Esq. R.A. (1830)

This observation certainly seems applicable in terms of marriage. Increasingly, it also seems to characterize American political discourse—often, on both sides, not just wrong, but loud wrong.

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