Quote of the Day

Pity the man who challenges the heavens, but does not verify that the ground is firmly beneath him.
—Cal Jefferson (Thomas Jefferson's brother)

[Attributed by The Warden, who found it in a book called The Other Greats, Famous Quotations from the Siblings of Those Who Made History and posted it on a flamewar thread at Ace, fourth comment down. I can't find it otherwise, but it sounds good, so what the heck.]

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