Quotes of Cursory

“ We do not talk — we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests. ”

- Henry Miller

“ A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a slight bow or cursory salutation — a proof of unwillingness to do much, even where there is a necessity of doing something. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ However, only a cursory investigation of the present position of machine civilizations needed to uncover the fact that it is indeed in a precarious position. A cosmic gambler, looking at us from afar, would, in all likelihood give substantial odds in favor of the probability that it will soon disappear, never again to come into existence. ”

- Harrison Brown
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