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Re: consistency (OT)

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Subject: Re: consistency (OT)
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 13:16:19 -0700
"A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little 
statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great mind has 
simply nothing to do.... Speak what you think to-day in words as hard as 
cannon-balls, and to-morrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words 
again, though it contradict every thing you said to-day."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
(from the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations) interesting attitude, that makes him hard to argue with...

: )

Eric Erickson had this to say:

>Allen Hefner wrote:
>> Who said that consistency is the hobgoblin of foolish minds?
>Hmmm... I've always wondered who said that?  Was it the same person who
>said that 'assumption is the mother of all chaos'?
>'68MGB MkII


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