"Beware rhetorical questions. They tend to paper over whatever cracks are in the argument."
- Daniel Dennett
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"The history of religion is a long attempt to reconcile old custom with new reason, to find a sound theory for an absurd practice."
- James Frazer
"Crime is contagious. If the government becomes the lawbreaker it breeds contempt for laws."
- Gore Vidal
"Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky