Friday, June 4, 2010

Setting the Record Straight

After my rant against the Voltaire quote, I thought it appropriate to set the record straight on another oft-misquoted quip...

I'm sure you've heard - Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results

Who do you think said this? Einstein? Ben Franklin? Nope... Not even close.   The earliest known citation is for Rita Mae Brown, a prolific mystery writer, in her book "Sudden Death" in 1985.  Doesn't attributing it to a genius make it seem so much more apt?

In other news, please recall:

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.  Not "The proof is in the pudding."  Just FYI.

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