“A lie never lives to be old.” — Sophocles
“Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.” — E.B. White
“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.” — William James
“We may see the small value God has for riches by the people he gives them to.” — Alexander Pope
- Douglas Adams claimed that the funniest three-digit number is 359.
- Romeo has more lines than Juliet, Iago than Othello, and Portia than Shylock.
- Friday the 13th occurs at least once a year.
- “By nature, men love newfangledness.” — Chaucer
- John was the only apostle to die a natural death.
“We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.” — Aesop
“It takes a wise man to recognize a wise man.” — Xenophanes
“I play John Wayne in every part, regardless of the character, and I’ve been doing okay, haven’t I?” — John Wayne
“I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.” — Calvin Coolidge
“It is a great nuisance that knowledge can be acquired only by hard work.” — W. Somerset Maugham