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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Tuesday, February 10, 2004
Why, oh why, couldn't we just have a president who could combine the resolve in action of our present one with the ability to articulate his views like this?

I can dream, can't I?

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