"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

1 comment:

  1. Ah, Vidal, not only was he brilliant at creating wonderful hair products and iconic hairstyles, he was smart, too.

    I shall bastardize Dostoevsky's excellent words of wisdom into advice of my own:

    Nothing in this world gets a penis harder than the truth easily mixed with flattery.