“Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.” — George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
“Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.” — H. L. Mencken, A Little Book in C Major
“Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?” — Fanny Brice
“Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them.” — Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon, vol. I (1825), # 248.
“The greater our knowledge increases the greater our ignorance unfolds.” — John F. Kennedy, Rice University speech (1962)
“The fun of talk is to explore, but much of it and all that is irresponsible should not be written.” — Ernest Hemingway, The Paris Review, Ernest Hemingway, The Art of Fiction No. 21