Never give in - never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.

Winston Churchill, 29 October 1941

never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.

I'd like to add to that:

Never forget who the true enemy is.

1wedrifid11yI don't tend to yield to force or overwhelming might of what counts as my enemy. I do not consider this trait to be 'good sense'. Damn propaganda.

Rationality Quotes November 2009

by Eliezer Yudkowsky 1 min read29th Nov 2009281 comments

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A monthly thread for posting rationality-related quotes you've seen recently (or had stored in your quotesfile for ages).

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