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Saturday, May 17, 2014

Saturday is Heinlein Quote Day #8

From Have Space Suit - Will Travel Chapter 9:
Some people insist that “mediocre” is better than “best.” They delight in clipping wings because they themselves can’t fly. They despise brains because they have none. . . .

A little more at this essay and the Charles Ives work referenced therein:

You may or may not like Ives, but he was not mediocre.

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