The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.

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It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.   – Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire


A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.

We learn something every day, and lots of times it’s that what we learned the day before was wrong.


None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.


The only normal people seem to be the ones you don’t know very well.


Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.

whathappened

You don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened.

Kid-Teaching

Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.

  • Abba Eban