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We bloggers like a good quote, don't we?

This group is for your favourite quotations, and i'm not just talking about things you read in Bartlett's. It could be an inspirational excerpt from an ancient text; a memorable line from a movie; advice an old school teacher gave that stuck with you. It can even be something you overheard at the bus stop this morning.

Add a poignant photo to accompany your quote.

If you tag the posts, perhaps we can build up a searchable bank of our own favourite words, phrases, quotations...

You get the picture. Join the group and get quoting. You can quote me on that.

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Begin with the mistake and transform it into what is true

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"We must begin with the mistake and transform it into what is true. That is, we must uncover the source of the error; otherwise hearing what is true won't help us. It cannot penetrate when something is taking its place. To convince someone of what is true, it is not enough to state it; we must find the road from error to truth."

Ludwig Wittgenstein, Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough

Posted by jc1000000

6th Aug 2008, 11:35   | tags:,

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nige says:

whew. i like the "road from error to truth". thats what i see when i look at the red beam of light in your pic.

6th Aug 2008, 14:05

Caine says:

Excellent.

6th Aug 2008, 15:41

BS not logged in says:

Once again Wittgenstien re-asserts his position of one of my favorite philosophers.

6th Aug 2008, 20:29

jc1000000 says:

Wittgenstein is the biznizz :)

7th Aug 2008, 18:23

tunde says:

hey jc thanks for a bit of Wittgenstein. Started me off on the right note this morning.

8th Aug 2008, 09:53

jc1000000 says:

Tunde! Lovely to hear from you - Long time no see!

8th Aug 2008, 14:48

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