Albert J. Nock Quotes

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Albert J. Nock quotes: The primary reason for a tariff is that it enables the exploitation of the domestic consumer by a process indistinguishable from sheer robbery. The primary reason for a tariff is that it enables the exploitation of the domestic consumer by a process indistinguishable from sheer robbery.
Albert J. Nock quotes: The mind is like the stomach. It not how much you put into it, but how much it digests. The mind is like the stomach. It not how much you put into it, but how much it digests.
Albert J. Nock quotes: Useless knowledge can be made directly contributory to a force of sound and disinterested public opinion. Useless knowledge can be made directly contributory to a force of sound and disinterested public opinion.
Albert J. Nock quotes: As far as I know, I have no pride of opinion. As far as I know, I have no pride of opinion.
Albert J. Nock quotes: When we speak freely, let us speak plainly, for plain speech is wholesome; especially, plain speech about public affairs and public men. When we speak freely, let us speak plainly, for plain speech is wholesome; especially, plain speech about public affairs and public men.
Albert J. Nock quotes: It is unfortunately none too well understood that, just as the State has no money of its own, so it has no power of its own. It is unfortunately none too well understood that, just as the State has no money of its own, so it has no power of its own.
Albert J. Nock quotes: There's only one way to improve society. Present it with a single improved unit: yourself. There's only one way to improve society. Present it with a single improved unit: yourself.
Albert J. Nock quotes: The mentality of an army on the march is merely so much delayed adolescence; it remains persistently, incorrigibly and notoriously infantile. The mentality of an army on the march is merely so much delayed adolescence; it remains persistently, incorrigibly and notoriously infantile.
Albert J. Nock quotes: The mind is like the stomach. It is not how much you put into it that counts, but how much it digests. The mind is like the stomach. It is not how much you put into it that counts, but how much it digests.
Albert J. Nock quotes: Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten. Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten.
Albert J. Nock quotes: As sheer casual reading matter, I still find the English dictionary the most interesting book in our language. As sheer casual reading matter, I still find the English dictionary the most interesting book in our language.
Albert J. Nock quotes: Diligent as one must be in learning, one must be as diligent in forgetting; otherwise the process is one of pedantry, not culture. Diligent as one must be in learning, one must be as diligent in forgetting; otherwise the process is one of pedantry, not culture.