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, May 01, 2003
Amazing, isn't it, how even when I can't seem to find time to write anything for my own blog, I somehow find myself writing lengthy posts in other people's comment sections.

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