John Blake

The world tolerates conceit from those who are successful, but not from anybody else.

Frederick Moore Vinson

Wars are not acts of god. They are caused by man, by man-made institutions, by the way in which man has organized his society. What man has made, man can change.

Fred Thompson

After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood.

Arthur C. Clarke

If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run - and often in the short one - the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative.

Frank Herbert

The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.

Don Juan Manuel

He who praises you for what you lack wishes to take from you what you have.

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Dennis Wholey

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are good is like expecting the bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.

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