Friday, February 15, 2008

There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in.
- Leonard Cohen

O Liberty! How many crimes are committed in thy name!
- Jeanne-Marie Roland

Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
- Francis Bacon

If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything.
- Fred Menger

The days come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant friendly party, but they say nothing, and if we do not use the gifts they bring, they carry them as silently away.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the things they failed to obtain.
- Emile Herzog

The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
- Archibald MacLeish

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
- Edmund Burke

We must not be frightened nor cajoled into accepting evil as deliverance from evil. We must go on struggling to be human, though monsters of abstractions police and threaten us.
- Robert Hayden

How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
- Spanish proverb

What's done to children, they will do to society.
- Karl A. Menninger

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
-Edward R. Murrow

Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.
- Benjamin Franklin

If you wouldn't write it and sign it, don't say it.
- Earl Wilson

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
- Bertrand Russell


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