Saturday, November 11, 2006

Saturday's Thoughts

"The optimist proclaims we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true."
- James Branch Cabell in 'The Siilver Stallion', 1926

"The liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them."
- Lenny Bruce

"Conservative, (n.): a statesman who is enamoured of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
- Ambrose Bierce

" the only ennduring testament to man's confidence in man."
- James Blish

"The cure for admiring the House of Lords" is to go look at it"
- Walter Bagehot

"It is easier to fight for one's principles than live up to them"
- Alfred Adler (1939)

"Democracy is the art of saying "Nice Doggie" until you find a rock"
- Will Roger

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