Friday, March 01, 2024

Without A Shadow Of A Doubt

The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him.

-- Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910), Russian writer, philosopher, and social critic, whose novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina are internationally praised classics of world literature, The Kingdom of God is Within You (1894) Chapter III, Christianity Misunderstood by Believers

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