Day 156: June 5 – Great Ideas Are Not Charitable

~ Kensington Gardens, London

Wisdom 

Whatever is immediately perceived is an idea: and can any idea exist out of the mind?

~ George Berkeley

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Wit 

Ideas won’t keep: something must be done about them.

~ A. N. Whitehead

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What Happened

 

1594: Birth of French painter Nicolas Poussin.

 

1947: US Secretary of State George Marshall calls for a European Recovery Programme (the Marshall Plan).


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