Henry Thomas Buckle

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.

You can tell the lowest class by their habit of always talking about persons; the next, by the fact that their habit is always to converse about things; the highest, by their preference for the discussion of ideas.

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One Response to Henry Thomas Buckle

  1. shinichi says:

    (sk)

    インターネット上では Eleanor Roosevelt が言ったことになっているこの言葉(http://www.kushima.org/is/?p=2075)は、ずっと前に Henry Thomas Buckle によって書かれていたようだ。

    定説が正しいわけではなく、また少数意見だからといって間違っているわけではない。

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