[Ads-l] Request help with quotation "Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him"

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 5 10:34:56 EST 2021


The Quote Investigator article about the quotation in the subject line
is now available here:

https://quoteinvestigator.com/2021/01/05/clear-idea/

[Begin acknowledgement]
Thanks to Jeffrey Graf and the Herman B Wells Library at Indiana
University in Bloomington for accessing the 1925 citation in “This
Quarter”. Also, thanks Donna Halper for finding the September 12, 1925
citation and offering cogent feedback. In addition, thanks to S. M.
Colowick and The New York Public Library system for accessing “Horns
of Glass”. Further thanks to Stephen Goranson for his efforts.
[End acknowledgement]

Feedback welcome
Garson

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