Quotation by J.L. Austin

So far we have been going firmly ahead, feeling the firm ground of prejudice glide away beneath our feet which is always rather exhilarating, but what next? You will be waiting for the bit where we bog down, the bit where we take it all back, and sure enough that's going to come but it will take time.
J.L. (John Langshaw) Austin (1911–1960), British philosopher. Philosophical Papers, "Performative Utterances," p. 241, Oxford University Press, second edition (1970).
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