historical influences Quotes

Two of the best book quotes about historical influences
  1. #1
    “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.”
  2. #2
    “On a scale from one to ‘invade Russia in winter,’ how stupid is this plan?”