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We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.
– Winston Churchill
The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.
– Thomas Sowell
You say that it is your custom to burn widows. Very well. We also have a custom: when men burn a woman alive, we tie a rope around their necks and we hang them. Build your funeral pyre; beside it, my carpenters will build a gallows. You may follow your custom. And then we will follow ours.
– General Sir Charles James Napier
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
– Saint Francis of Assisi
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
– George Bernard Shaw
When learned men begin to use their reason, then I generally discover that they haven’t got any.
– G.K. Chesterton, Illustrated London News (7 November 1908)