"Think how stupid the average person is, then consider that half of them are stupider than *that*!"
"Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped."
"Fools and wisemen are equally harmless. It is the half fools and the half wise who are dangerous."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive."
"An approximate answer to the right question is worth a great deal more than a precise answer to the wrong question."
"He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever."
"See everything, overlook a great deal, improve a little."
"Reality is that which when you stop believing in it doesn't go away."
Philip K. Dick
"The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane."
"Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him."
Charles de Gaulle