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The Eternal Husband by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
"Dostoevsky took some sort of cue from Gogol--they both gravitate toward the pained, obstinate side of the Russian character, as opposed to Tolstoy's robust extroversion--but this nonetheless strikes me as a ferociously original work. Who else in t..." Read more of this review »
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Frank Herbert
“Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

James MacGregor Burns
“Why then this failure of the leaders? It was due in part to their absolute conviction that they were right. This is a habit of political animals around the world. But the Jacobins believed that only they understood the general will of the French people, hence they were morally right. Opposition was considered not merely mistaken, but evil and traitorous, and hence punishable, even lethally. The Jacobins asserted a monopoly of virtue which meant to them a license to kill those who held up other values.”
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Frank Herbert
“How ignorant a man can become on a diet of managed history.”
Frank Herbert, The Eyes of Heisenberg

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