"The natural man has only two primal passions: to get and beget." -- William Osler, Science and Immortality
"The terrorist and the policeman both come from the same basket." -- Joseph Conrad, The Secret Agent
"Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths." -- Bertrand Russell, The Impact of Science on Society
"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook." -- William James (1890)
"The movement of a civilization is like the spread of measles." -- Fukuzawa Yukichi, "Datsu-a ron"