“Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.” — Robert Louis Stevenson
“The only sin which we never forgive in each other is difference of opinion.” — Emerson
- River Phoenix was born River Bottom.
- Every natural number is the sum of four squares.
- What happens if Pinocchio says, “My nose will grow now”?
- Shakespeare has no living descendants.
- “All generalizations are dangerous — even this one.” — Dumas
“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