User:Jeffq/Experiments/QotD: March/8

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Quotes of the day from previous years:

2004 
An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's. ~ J. D. Salinger
2005 
We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (born 8 March 1841)
2006 
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (born March 8 1841)

Suggestions[edit]

General propositions do not decide concrete cases. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (born 8 March 1841)

  • 3 Kalki 12:29, 6 June 2006 (UTC)

Deep-seated preferences cannot be argued about — you cannot argue a man into liking a glass of beer — and therefore, when differences are sufficiently far reaching, we try to kill the other man rather than let him have his way. But that is perfectly consistent with admitting that, so far as appears, his grounds are just as good as ours. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (born 8 March 1841)

  • 2 Kalki 12:29, 6 June 2006 (UTC)