"The test of courage comes when we are in the minority; the test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority."
Ralph W. Stockton
"There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it."
"He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers."
"Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object."
"The ideal government of all reflective men, from Aristotle onward, is one which lets the individual alone - one which barely escapes being no government at all."
H. L. Mencken
"I am different from Washington; I have a higher, grander standard of principle. Washington could not lie. I can lie, but I won't."
"Man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much... the wheel, New York, wars, and so on, whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely the dolphins believed themselves to be more intelligent than man for precisely the same reasons."