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Quotations of the day

Posted December. 14, 2000 18:47,   


Where can we find a person who takes responsibility for his or her deeds? (A donga.com netizen on Thursday defining Korea as a country where no one is willing to take responsibility or apologize for their involvement in wrongdoing or scandals.)

Competition intensifies but job opportunities become scarce as the level of one's education goes up. (A Korean Labor Administration official on Thursday, saying that nowadays highly educated people have greater difficulty finding jobs.)

Consider North Korea not a constant but a variable. (Sogang University professor Kim Young-Su on Thursday, stressing the changeable character of relations between the two Koreas during a seminar on arms control held at the Army Hall.)

Shutting their eyes to the general crisis of humanity, religions have insisted on their own self-righteousness and superiority to breed dissension among themselves. (The Association of Religions in Korea on Thursday in its draft Charter of Ethics for Religions in the Millennium.)