Quotes and Conundrums

"I'm no longer interested in news. I'm interested in causes. We don't print the truth. We don't pretend to print the truth. It's up to the public to decide what's true."

Ben Bradlee
Editor, Washington Post

"A naturalist's life would be a happy one if he had only to observe and never to write."

Charles Darwin

"An expert is a person who avoids small errors as he sweeps on to the grand fallacy."

Benjamin Stolberg

"Politicians are the same all over - they promise to build a bridge where there is no river."

Nikita Krushchev

"Disarming an explosive device is a task you really have to get right the first time."

Sgt. Leonard

"The first casualty when war comes is the truth."

Senator Hiram Johnson (1917)

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