Fear those prepared to die for the truth…

Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them. -Umberto Eco, philosopher and novelist (5 Jan 1932-2016).

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Also born on this date: Playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt, squirmy comedian and scriptwriter Michael O’Donoghue, and actors Diane Keaton and Robert Duvall. A skilled photographer, Diane Keaton published Reservations, a book of photos of hotel interiors.

 

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