August 19, 2003

Quotes from the ever-interesting Russell Kirk

President Nixon asked Kirk: "what one book I should read?" Kirk did not hesitate. "T.S. Eliot's Notes towards the Definition of Culture".
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"Despite [Kirk's] activity in the Goldwater campaign, there had echoed in his mind Gissing's aphorism: politics is the preoccupation of the quarter-educated."

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