“Abstinence works better than birth control, really,” she said. “It’s just that people don’t do it.” -- Rhonda Arias, NYT Magazine, 1/21/2007
"[History is] the slaughter-bench at which the happiness of peoples, the wisdom of States, and the virtue of individuals have been victimized." -- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Lectures on the Philosophy of History.
"A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies." -- Alfred Lord Tennyson
"There are truths on this side of the Pyranees, which are falsehoods on the other." -- Blaise Pascal
"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." -- Arthur Schopenhauer