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historical influences Quotes

Two of the best book quotes about historical influences
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“Laws of nature are human inventions, like ghosts. Laws of logic, of mathematics are also human inventions, like ghosts. The whole blessed thing is a human invention, including the idea that it isn’t a human invention. The world has no existence whatsoever outside the human imagination. It’s all a ghost, and in antiquity was so recognized as a ghost, the whole blessed world we live in.…Your common sense is nothing more than the voices of thousands and thousands of these ghosts from the past.”
Robert M. Pirsig
author
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
book
The Narrator
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“On a scale from one to ‘invade Russia in winter,’ how stupid is this plan?”

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