Quotes and Conundrums

"There are two possible outcomes: If the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery."

Enrico Fermi

"So we come to it in the end, the great battle of our time, in which many things shall pass away. But at least there is no longer any need for hiding. We will take the high road and ride the straight and open way with all our speed."

Theoden, Lord of the Mark

"Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys."

P.J. O'Rourke

"I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts."

Will Rogers

"Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it."

Mark Twain

Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters."

Benjamin Franklin

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