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That fallacy flies in the face of studies that show,
by Harold Washington

That fallacy flies in the face of studies that show,
every day, in every way, things are getting a little
worse for America's minorities relative to the progress
made by those in the top percentiles of assets and income.
- Harold Washington

What is so remarkable about the success of affirmative
action is that it has been accomplished despite the
Justice Department and the policies of the federal government.
- Harold Washington

I am not interested in splitting the white vote.
- Harold Washington

Business as usual will not be accepted by any part of this city.
- Harold Washington

 

I want to be a mayor who helped, really helped.
- Harold Washington

Chicago is one city.
We shall work as one people for our common good and our common goals.
- Harold Washington

The third fallacy is that affirmative action doesn't work.
- Harold Washington

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Affirmative action works but we're going to need to
muster all our political resources if we are to keep it in place.
- Harold Washington

Let's not be overconfident, we still have to count the votes.
- Harold Washington

Our concern is to heal.
Our concern is to bring together.
- Harold Washington

Throughout American history many of our social gains
and much of our progress toward democracy were made
possible by the active intervention of the federal government.
- Harold Washington

Science is simply common sense at its best,
that is, rigidly accurate in observation,
and merciless to fallacy in logic.
- Thomas Huxley

I think it's a fallacy that the harder you practice the better you get.
- Buddy Rich

People assume that because you have graced the same stage as the star act,
in front of thousands, you must be reaping similar financial rewards.
This is a complete fallacy.
- John Barrow

Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.
- Benito Mussolini

An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while
sweeping on to the grand fallacy.
- Steven Weinberg

You can't recover memories of a missing event.
That's a fallacy.
- Betty Hill

All violent feelings have the same effect.
They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things,
which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.
- John Ruskin

The moment-of-conception fallacy implies that fertilization
is a simple process with never a doubt as to whether
it has or has not happened.
- George C. Williams

Many people tend to look at programming styles and
languages like religions:
if you belong to one,
you cannot belong to others.
But this analogy is another fallacy.
- Niklaus Wirth

A sane mind should not be guilty of a logical fallacy,
yet there are very fine minds incapable of following
mathematical demonstrations.
- Henri Poincare

The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy.
The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts,
and we grow happier as we grow older.
- William Lyon Phelps

The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive
and waiting for the enemy to attack is a dangerous fallacy,
which owes its inception to the desire to evade the price of victory.
- Douglas Haig

See, even despite pious statements to the contrary,
much of the industrialized world has not yet come to
terms with the recognition of the fallacy of what I
call the strong man syndrome.
- Wole Soyinka

Time flies.
- Anonymous

The bad news is time flies.
The good news is you're the pilot.
- Michael Althsuler

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.
- Groucho Marx

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass
and the little ones get caught.
- Honore de Balzac

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
- Jean de La Fontaine

I don't know why I ever come in here.
The flies get the best of everything.
- Otis Criblecoblis

Time flies.
It's up to you to be the navigator.
- Robert Orben

It's almost like you see too much, because when it happens for real,
everything flies at you so fast, you never get a sense
of the ice and where everyone is at that one moment.
- Steve Yzerman

I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it,
but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born
to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.
- Voltaire

I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies,
and it wasn't a favorite film.
Then I saw the one that was made in 1990,
which in my opinion didn't match up to the original.
- Brendan Fraser

As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods;
they kill us for their sport.
- William Shakespeare

Time flies never to be recalled.
- Virgil

The victory march will continue until the Palestinian
flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine.
- Yasser Arafat

To sleep after sunrise was impossible on account of
the number of flies which kept buzzing about the face.
- George Grey

He who flies can also return; but it is not so with him who dies.
- Paul Scarron

Catch, then, O catch the transient hour;
Improve each moment as it flies!
- St.
Jerome

Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools,
I have always looked for a great beauty:
they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.
- Jean Paul

But meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained.
- Virgil

Money just draws flies.
- Mahalia Jackson

Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies,
but let wasps and hornets break through.
- Jonathan Swift

Time, still as he flies, adds increase to her truth,
and gives to her mind what he steals from her youth.
- Edward Moore

He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices;
he is free and nothing holds him back.
- Henri Matisse

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy;
But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.
- William Blake

A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Whenever I was upset by something in the papers,
Jack always told me to be more tolerant,
like a horse flicking away flies in the summer.
- Jackie Kennedy

Cool things happen.
Ace's guitar flies through space, goes through a hole,
and blows up.
I throw drumsticks and they come flying at you.
- Peter Criss

Time sometimes flies like a bird, sometimes crawls like a snail;
but a man is happiest when he does not even notice
whether it passes swiftly or slowly.
- Ivan Turgenev

I kill flies, I eat meat, you know, whatever.
- Ethan Hawke

Pop flies, in a sense, are just a diversion for a second baseman.
Grounders are his stock trade.
- Jackie Robinson

Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still.
- Isaac Watts

Two years work wasted, I have been breeding those flies
for all that time and I've got nothing out of it.
- Thomas Hunt Morgan

When the heart flies out before the understanding,
it saves the judgment a world of pains.
- Laurence Sterne

I heard my name associated with the Peter Pan syndrome more than once.
But really, what's so wrong with Peter Pan? Peter Pan flies.
He is a metaphor for dreams and faith.
- Mark Burnett

I love the look of planes and the idea of how a plane flies.
The more I learn about it the better I feel;
while I still may not like it,
I have a sense of what is really happening.
- Martin Scorsese

For the speedy reader paragraphs become a country the
eye flies over looking for landmarks,
reference points, airports, restrooms,
passages of sex.
- William H. Gass

Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

When you get a groove going, time flies.
- Donald Fagen

We have already done so much that people call dynamics.
Look at the bumblebee being unaware of scientific truths,
goes ahead and flies anyway.
If it is possible, we will do it here.
- Tom Hopkins

Managing is like holding a dove in your hand.
Squeeze too hard and you kill it, not hard enough and it flies away.
- Tommy Lasorda

Heaven is high, Earth Wide.
Bitter between them flies my sorrow.
- Li Po

I have absorbed my life now.
I am ready for my music to unfold.
I know time flies, but before the end of this year,
the album will be out.
Even if it kills me.
- Neneh Cherry

A word, once sent abroad, flies irrevocably.
- Horace

Love has features which pierce all hearts,
he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved.
He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.
- Voltaire

I was much entertained last summer with a tame bat,
which would take flies out of a person's hand.
- Gilbert White

A majority of Americans oppose partial-birth abortion,
and Judge Hamilton's decision flies in the face of
Congress passing and President Bush signing legislation
banning such horrible acts of violence.
- Marc Racicot

So if you're a robot and you're living on this planet,
you can do things that you can't do in real life -
things that you wished you could do:
like fly;
like have a car that flies; like have furniture that is alive.
- William Joyce

Time, as is well known, sometimes flies like a bird
and sometimes crawls like a worm,
but human beings are generally particularly happy when
they don't notice whether it's passing quickly or slowly.
- Ivan Turgenev


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