Quote(s) of the Week (September 21, 1997)

On Honest Reporting...

"The man who never looks into a newspaper is better informed than he who reads them, inasmuch as he who knows nothing is nearer the truth than he whose mind is filled with errors and falsehood."
--Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Norvell, June 11, 1807. From the Daily Outrage for September 16, 1997.

On Conservative Wisdom...

"You cannot build character and courage by taking away a person's initiative and independence. You cannot help people permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves."
--Abraham Lincoln, 1861. From the Daily Outrage for September 15, 1997.

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