On intellectual laziness

Resume“Intellectual laziness and the hurry of the age have produced a craving for literary nips.  The torpid brain… has grown too weak for sustained thought.  There never was an age in which so many people were able to write badly.”

Israel Zangwill, the Bachelor’s Club, 1891


September 14, 2013 · 10:00 PM

2 responses to “On intellectual laziness

  1. Quality > quantity…it’s a constant struggle

  2. It is! And even though this quote is over 100 years old, it’s more true today than ever… they didn’t have text-speak back then! 😉

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