The problem with political jokes is they get elected.Henry VII Cate
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.Clarence Darrow
At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas.Aldous Huxley
My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they're going to stay that way.Al Capone
All of the significant battles are waged within the self.Sheldon Kopp
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.Tyron Edwards
There is no logical answer to the question ' Why be moral'. Religions provide practical answers to the question.
The highest happiness of man ... is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable.
For all the gold and silver stolen and shipped to Spain did not make the Spanish people richer. It gave their kings an edge in the balance of power for a time, a chance to hire more mercenary soldiers for their wars. They ended up losing those wars anyway, and all that was left was a deadly inflation, a starving population, the rich richer, the poor poorer, and a ruined peasant class.