Seamanship Quotation

“In political activity, then, men sail a boundless and bottomless sea; there is neither harbour for shelter nor floor for anchorage, neither starting-place nor appointed destination.”
— from Michael Oakeshott's
Political Education” (1951)

Monday, November 22, 2010

Brain candy (4)

He also distrusted anyone who routinely referred to ‘the planet’ as proof of thinking big.
—Ian McEwan, Solar, Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2010, p.25

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