Friday, February 11, 2005

Quotations #039

"In his private heart no man much respects himself." -- Mark Twain

"I have discovered the art of fooling diplomats: I speak the truth and they never believe me." -- Camillo di Cavour

"Doubt is not a pleasant mental state, but certainty is a ridiculous one." -- Voltaire

"Who of us is mature enough for offspring before the offspring themselves arrive? The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults." -- Peter DeVries

"Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof." -- John Kenneth Gailbraith

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