The most perfidious way of harming a cause

consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments


Reason: a slave of the passions

Reason is and ought only to be the slave of the passions — David Hume (1711-1776) (h/t to Hui Ho for this quote, in the comments on Confucius on loving your job) Image: By Bandan (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons