Quotes and Conundrums

"My friend George is a radio announcer and when he walks under a bridge you can't hear him talk."
Steven Wright

"The main thing that sets man apart from the rest of the animals is we're not afraid of vacuum cleaners."
Jeff Stilson

"If joggers could jog at the speed of light, could they still hear their walkmans?"
Jeff Marder

"Slow has got four letters. So has life. Speed has got five letters. So has death."
Sign along the Dajeling-Himalayan Railway in India (which stops at the highest station in Asia)

"When you ask the army to detain, disarm, and disable people, you are going way beyond what the military role should be."
Casper Weinberger
Former Secretary of Defense

"Military involvement in law enforcement is one of the trademarks of repressive regimes."
Phil Gutis, ACLU

"All of man's difficulties stem from his inability to sit quietly at home."
Blaise Pascal

"Tell a big enough lie often enough and people will believe it's true."
Joseph Goebbels
Third Reich Minister of Enlightenment and Propaganda

"If I were to select a jack booted group of fascists who are perhaps as large a danger to American society as I could pick today, I would pick BATF. They are a shame and a disgrace to our country."
Rep. John Dingell, (D)

"Did you know that the odds against there being a bomb on a plane are a million to one? And the odds against there being 2 bombs on a plane are a million times a million to one? So the next time you go on board a plane, cut down the risk - always take a bomb."
Benny Hill

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