“Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.” – H. G. Wells (1866-1946)

“Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.” – Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

“Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.” – Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956)

“Don’t be so humble – you are not that great.” – Golda Meir (1898-1978)

“His ignorance is encyclopedic” – Abba Eban (1915-2002)

“If a man does his best, what else is there?” – General George S. Patton (1885-1945)

“Political correctness is tyranny with manners.” – Charlton Heston (1924-)

“You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.” – Ayn Rand (1905-1982)

“When one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity; when many people suffer from a delusion it is called religion.” – Robert Pirsig (1948-)

“Sex and religion are closer to each other than either might prefer.” – Saint Thomas Moore (1478-1535)

“I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.” – A. J. Liebling (1904-1963)

“People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.” – Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

“Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.” – Saint Augustine (354-430)

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” – Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

“You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you.” – Leon Trotsky (1879-1940)

“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.” – Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)

“We are all atheists about most of the gods humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.” – Richard Dawkins (1941-)

“The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.” – Emile Zola (1840-1902)

“This book fills a much-needed gap.” – Moses Hadas (1900-1966)

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