Jean de La Fontaine

It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.

He dreamed he was eating shredded wheat and woke up to find the mattress half gone.

You have noticed that the less I know about a subject, the more confidence I have, and the more light I throw on it.

Carlos P. Romulo

A diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor's throat without his neighbor noticing it.

Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour

I have discovered the art of foiling diplomats. I speak the truth, and they never believe me.

Hendrik Willem Van Loon

Nothing is ever accomplished by a committee unless it consists of three members, one of whom happens to be sick and the other absent.

I believe in democracy because it releases the energies of every human being.

Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.


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