Saturday, January 22, 2011

Thought for the day ...

Most of the harm in the world is done by good people, and not by accident, lapse, or omission. It is the result of their deliberate actions, long persevered in, which they hold to be motivated by high ideals toward virtuous ends.
- Isabel Paterson, born on this date in 1886


  1. Lincoln Hunter10:08 AM

    "I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused."
    Graham Greene
    The Quiet American, 1955

  2. Hence the law of unintended consequences.