Émile Chartier Quote
Propos sur le Religion no. 74 (1938). Variant: "Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it is the only idea we have."
Afterthoughts (1931 edition)
Section 2, member 3. - The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)
“A rise in wages, from an alteration in the value of money, produces a general effect on price, and for that reason it produces no real effect whatever on profits.”
On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation, David Ricardo, John Murray, 1821, p. 48
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
―Robert A. Heinlein
Quoted as a proverb in Heinlein's book "Glory Road" (1963)
Born: March 3, 1868
Died: June 2, 1951 (aged 83)
Bio: Émile-Auguste Chartier, commonly known as Alain, was a French philosopher, journalist, and pacifist.