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.


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


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

The down side of making intelligent suggestions is that you may be appointed to make them work.

Many would never speak with a full mouth, but don’t seem to care when they do it with an empty head.

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.