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Quote of the Day

Posted in Government and Politics by TeeJaw on Friday, August 5, 2011, 6: 00 AM

The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him.

— Leo Tolstoy, 1897

Writer Michael Lewis used this quote in the first pages of his book The Big Short.

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