There is nothing more practical than a good theory.Leonid Ilich Brezhnev, quoted in V Rich, Nature, 1977, 270, pp470-1
Ninety-nine percent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.Thornton
Watergate showed more strengths in our system than weaknesses... The whole country did take part in quite a genuine sense in passing judgment on Richard Nixon.Archibald Cox
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.Charles Franklin Kettering
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.Albert Einstein
Man is his own star and the soul that can render an honest and perfect man commands all light, all influence, all fate.John Fletcher
While history is much more than a record of magnified personal encounters, it also remains rooted in individual personalities.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.