Monday, June 12, 2006

Literary quote of the day

"Man grows used to everything, the scoundrel" - Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment


Psyberian said...

But that same quality also makes us highly adaptable.

Branedy said...

I think the founding fathers knew that!

Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new guards for their future security

The U.S. Declaration of Indebendance.