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Just a page for various quotations I find interesting, if not necessarily relevant to anything in particular.

bullet Women hold up half the sky. Mao Zedong
bullet The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong - but that's the way to bet. Damon Runyan
bullet What this country needs is more unemployed politicians. Edward Langley
bullet To attack a man for talking nonsense is like finding your mortal enemy drowning in a swamp and jumping in after him with a knife.
Sir Karl Popper
bullet The first thing that dictators do is finish free press, to establish censorship. There is no doubt that a free press is the first enemy of dictatorship.
Fidel Castro (16 April, 1959)
bullet We all have the strength to bear the misfortunes of others.
La Rochefoucauld
bullet All political lives, unless they are cut off in midstream at a happy juncture, end in failure, because that is the nature of politics and of human affairs. Enoch Powell
bullet Ah well, perhaps one has to be very old before one learns how to be amused rather than shocked. Pearl S Buck
bullet I'm as pure as the driven slush. Tallulah Bankhead
bullet Mankind are greater gainers by suffering each other to live as seems good to themselves, than by compelling each other to live as seems good to the rest. John Stuart Mill
bullet All women are beautiful, but under the skin of Italian women runs blood, under the skin of French women runs milk. Gianlorenzo Bernini
bullet Laugh and the world laughs with you. snore and you sleep alone.
Anthony Burgess
bullet All I know is that I know nothing. Socrates
bullet Love conquers all, so let us yield to love. Virgil
bullet When it is not necessary to make a decision, it is necessary not to make a decision. Lord Falkland
bullet Those who do not sometimes go outside the rules never go beyond them. Gianlorenzo Bernini


updated May 2004