Quote of The Day

by Volker Weber

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, 1897


And this is why there's no point trying to convince IBM that Lotus marketing sucks.

Amazing that you published this BEFORE last week's lengthy debates.

Julian Woodward, 2010-06-21

"Lotus knows" did not start after the post. :-)

Volker Weber, 2010-06-21

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