It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
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The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department.
Too much of what is called 'education' is little more than an expensive isolation from reality.
Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished at the cheap price of rhetoric.
There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously.
As for gun control advocates, I have no hope whatever that any facts whatever will make the slightest dent in their thinking - or lack of thinking.
Mystical references to society and its programs to help may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it really means is putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats.
Prices are important not because money is considered paramount but because prices are a fast and effective conveyor of information through a vast society in which fragmented knowledge must be coordinated.
One of the most pervasive political visions of our time is the vision of liberals as compassionate and conservatives as less caring.
The most fundamental fact about the ideas of the political left is that they do not work. Therefore we should not be surprised to find the left concentrated in institutions where ideas do not have to work in order to survive.
What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don't like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don't expect freedom to survive very long.
I think God's justice is making wrongs right.
Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.
They never fail who die in a great cause.
Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
I love Valentine's Day! I love it, I love it, I love it. I like having doors opened for me. My favorite romantic comedy is 'When Harry Met Sally.'
To talk about a relationship trivializes something that's nobody's business.
Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.
I suppose that by being absent from the music business, it appeared that I just dropped out, but really I never did. I was continuously working and doing various things.
There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.