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Violent Opposition from Mediocre Minds

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Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.

From to Morris Raphael Cohen, professor emeritus of philosophy at the College of the City of New York, 19 Mar 1940

Date Added: 2010 Oct 27