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Book cover for The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
He notes that wind extinguishes a candle but energizes a fire. He advises us not to be like candles and not to turn our children into candles: “You want to be the fire and wish for the wind.”12
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Samuel Johnson
“Hell is paved with good intentions.”
Samuel Johnson, The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D. Vol 2

T.S. Eliot
“Most of the evil in this world is done by people with good intentions.”
T.S. Eliot

Vikram Seth
“God save us from people who mean well.”
Vikram Seth, A Suitable Boy

Isaac Asimov
“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'
Isaac Asimov

Ringo Starr
“Everything government touches turns to crap.”
Ringo Starr

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