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Thought for the Day – August 6, 2013

08-06

Jefferson, Thomas. Thomas Jefferson to Richard Price, Jan 8, 1789. Letter. From Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers, Series I. General Correspondence. 1651 – 1827.
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Thought for the Day – February 11th

02-11

Television Show, The Office
Episode: “Business School” – #317 (Feb 15, 2007)
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_School_%28The_Office%29
SEE (Video): http://www.cucirca.com/2008/06/17/the-office-season-3-episode-17-business-school/
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NOTES: Brent Forrestor wrote the script for the particular episode from which this line originates. He is not the actor that portrays Dwight Schrute. Rainn Wilson portrays Dwight Schrute.

Thought for the Day – February 8th

02-08

“…quamvis enim melius sit bene facere quam nosse, prius tamen est nosse quam facere.”
“De Litteris Colendis”, in Jean-Barthélémy Hauréau De la Philosophie Scolastique (1850) p. 10; translation from T.H. Huxley Science and Education ([1893] 2007) p. 132
SEE (English): http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Page:Popular_Science_Monthly_Volume_5.djvu/59 (footnote in scanned image)
SEE (Latin): http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/Chronologia/Lspost08/CarolusMagnus/karlepi.html
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VARIANT:
“For although correct conduct may be better than knowledge, nevertheless knowledge precedes conduct.”