And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.St. Luke 2:1
I know that most men, including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them to admit the falsity of conclusions which they have delighted in explaining to colleagues, which they have proudly taught to others, and which they have woven, thread by thread, into the fabric of their lives.Leo Tolstoy
I leave this rule for others when I'm dead, Be always sure you're right--then go ahead.Davy Crockett
To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.Aristotle
I think that the Communist Party as a political organization is of no danger to the United States. It has no following and has been disregarded by the American people for many, many years.Robert F. Kennedy, A Thousand Days, by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. 
Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs.P. J. O'Rourke
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.