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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2002 9:05 am 
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Don't know if you want to change the source of the quote below. Salvor Hardin is a fictional character in Isaac Asimov's Foundation series. This quote is from the book titled "Foundation" see http://narya.online.bg/books/foundation.html


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Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
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corrected, thanks!

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Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. Never let your morals stop you from doing what is right.
~ Isaac Asimov
http://proverb.taiwanonline.org/display ... imov&row=0
http://www.oneliners-and-proverbs.com/U-W1_u-we.html

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
~ Isaac Asimov. "Bridle and Saddle" (aka "The Mayors" in Foundation), 1942
http://public.logica.com/~stepneys/cyc/v/violence.htm

SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709-1784) taught us that patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
http://www.btimes.co.za/96/1027/columns/columns3.htm
http://www.coverfire.com/quotes
http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byform/m ... 00122.html

I have always felt that violence was the last refuge of the incompetent, and empty threats the final sanctuary of the terminally inept.
-- Neil Gaiman, Neverwhere
http://www.mtholyoke.edu/~lbmelton/fun/ ... enak.shtml

"Public office is the last refuge of the incompetent" - Boies Penrose
http://www.dickibus.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/quotes.htm


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