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Today’s Quote: Chesterton on swimming upstream

A dead thing goes with the stream, but only a living thing goes against it.

GK Chesterton

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Today’s Quote: Mises on cosmopolitan nationalism

“…nationalism does not clash with cosmopolitanism, for the unified nation does not want discord with neighboring peoples, but peace and friendship.”

Ludwig von Mises

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Today’s Quote: Bernard Shaw on Money

“That is the use of money: it enables us to get what we want instead of what other people think we want.”

George Bernard Shaw

From this excellent Canadian defence of property rights by John Robson. He notes the irony of Shaw the socialist being the source of this quote. Read the whole thing. A great illustration of common Anglosphere values.

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Today’s Quote: Orwell on Patriotism

“Patriotism has nothing to do with conservatism. It is devotion to something that is changing but is felt to be mystically the same … I would sooner have had that kind of upbringing than be like the left-wing intellectuals who are so ‘enlightened’ that they cannot understand the most ordinary emotions.”
George Orwell, ‘My Country Left or Right’

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Today’s Quote: Twain on other people’s habits

Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.Mark Twain

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Today’s Quote: Proverbs on critics

“Open rebuke is better than hidden love.”

Proverbs, 27.5

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Today’s Quote: DeLillo on Solitude

“A writer takes earnest measures to secure his solitude and then finds endless ways to squander it.”Don DeLillo

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