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Wish I'd said that - May 23, 2019

“Yes, he [Santayana] is urging us to remember our mistakes so that we do not repeat them. But he wants us to remember, as well, our glories. To forget our mistakes is bad. But to forget our successes may be worse.”

Neil Postman Building a Bridge to the 18th Century

Wish I'd said that - May 21, 2019

“The most basic form of human stupidity is forgetting what we are trying to accomplish.”

Friedrich Nietzsche ( {BTW I have found this in various forms including “common” rather than “basic” - it’s apparently from Human, All Too Human but I couldn’t track down the German original]