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Captain Beatty Quotes

Three of the best book quotes from Captain Beatty
  1. #1
    “Cram them full of noncombustible data, chock them so...full of ‘facts’ they feel stuffed, but absolutely ‘brilliant’ with information. Then they’ll feel they’re thinking, they’ll get a sense of motion without moving. And they’ll be happy, because facts of that sort don’t change. Don’t give them any slippery stuff like philosophy or sociology to tie things up with. That way lies melancholy.”
  2. #2
    “A book is a loaded gun in the house next door. Burn it. Take the shot from the weapon.”
  3. #3
    “We stand against the small tide of those who want to make everyone unhappy with conflicting theory and thought.”
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