Dagger in hand

A man of prodigious fortune, coming to add his opinion to some light discussion that was going on casually at his table, began precisely thus: "It can only be a liar or an ignoramus who will say otherwise than," and so on. Pursue that philosophical point, dagger in hand.

--Michel de Montaigne, Of the art of discussion.

Stab back: cmnewman99-at-yahoo.com


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Thursday, January 16, 2003
Nothing starts your day out right like a nice uplifting poem. I told Diane she should submit this to the radio stations over there. I read somewhere that there's an order requiring them to air anything written in his honor.

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