That man must be tremendously ignorant; he answers every question that is put to him.

George Eliot

Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities.

Ignorance is ignorance. No right to believe anything can be derived from it.

François de La Rochefoucauld

Our hopes, often though they deceive us, lead us pleasantly along the path of life.

The older you get, the tougher it is to lose weight, because by then your body and your fat are really good friends.

Herbert Mankiewicz

Millions are to be grabbed out here and your only competition is idiots.

The most absurd and the most rash hopes have sometimes been the cause of extraordinary success.


Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it's the only one we have.

John Maynard Keynes

The power of vested interests is vastly exaggerated compared with the gradual encroachment of ideas.


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