“The opinions that are held with passion are always those for which no good ground exists; indeed the passion is the measure of the holder’s lack of rational conviction.” — Bertrand Russell
“I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.” — Francis Bacon
“It is wonderful, when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession.” — Samuel Johnson
There’s really nothing an agnostic can’t do if he really doesn’t know whether he believes in anything or not.” — Graham Chapman
“Nothing is so useless as a general maxim.” — Thomas Macaulay
“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.” — George Jean Nathan
“An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.” — G.K. Chesterton, “On Running After One’s Hat,” 1908
“I think, therefore I am is the statement of an intellectual who underrates toothaches.” — Milan Kundera
- A TOYOTA’S A TOYOTA is a palindrome.
- Lee Trevino was struck by lightning in 1975.
- KILIMANJARO contains IJKLMNO.
- 39343 = 39 + 343
- “Money often costs too much.” — Emerson
“Generations pass while some trees stand, and old families last not three oaks.” — Thomas Browne