"If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought - not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Sacred cows make the best hamburger."
"What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary."
"I don't need instructions, I have a hammer."
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"He may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot but don't let that fool you. He really is an idiot."