Quotes and Conundrums

"Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind."

Gen. William Westmoreland

"People who need people are people who don't realize just how annoying people can be."

J. Wagner

"By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher...and that is a good thing for any man."


"I believe that in 50 years half of us will be in prisons, and the other half will work for prisons."

Louie Anderson

"There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true."


"Just because something's toxic doesn't mean it's not tasty."

Matthew J. Siske

"Roaming the world as a foreign correspondent for more than a decade, I was able to observe how a variety of vastly different nations organized themselves economically. The inescapable conclusion was that no politician anywhere on the planet has ever actually created a rupee's worth of prosperity."

Louis Rukeyser

"On every question of construction (of the Constitution) let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates, and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text, or invented against it, conform to the probable one in which it was passed."

Thomas Jefferson

"There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states this has already happened."

Douglas Adams

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