"Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all" - Hypatia of Alexandria
"We can do no great things, only small things with great love" - Mother Teresa.
"You don't make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies" - Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
"We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship we can create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone" - Orson Welles
“Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent.
Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent.
Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil?
Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?” - Epicurus
"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men." - John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, first Baron Acton (1834–1902)
aphrodisiaciix: "America is the only country where a significant proportion of the population believes that professional wrestling is real but the moon landing was faked." - David Letterman
"Now, I know that he's taken some flak lately, but no one is prouder to put this birth certificate to rest than The Donald. Now he can get to focusing on the issues that matter. Like, did we fake the moon landing? What really happened in Roswell? And where are Biggie and Tupac?" - Barack Obama
"My gravest secret is that I really did fake the moon landing. On Venus!" - Richard Nixon
"Fifteen per cent of the population believe the moon landing was actually staged in a movie lot in Arizona and somewhat fewer still believe the Earth is flat. I think they all get together with the global warming deniers on a Saturday night and party." - Al Gore
"In a Bloomberg poll, 88% of respondents said that Wall Street bonuses should either be banned outright or taxed at 50%. Just 7% said they should remain an incentive. To put that 7% figure in perspective, 6% of Americans believe the moon landings were a hoax; 7% believe Elvis lives; 24% believe that Barack Obama is a secret Muslim; 41% believe in ESP; and 48% believe in creationism. Americans will believe anything, it seems - except the idea that incentivizing bankers at systemically important institutions to take big risks makes any sense at all." - Felix Salmon
aphrodisiaciix: "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men." - John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, first Baron Acton (1834–1902).
aphrodisiaciix: Skin cancer is on top of the list: https://fcppcentralvalley.com/cancer-center/the-top-10-cancers-of-america/