Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Quotes of the day

I would sooner take up arms against a government that saw me as a child than vote for it.--Clive Crook

Harry Truman "scared hell" out of the country to get it ready to support a multigenerational facing-down of the Soviets. Scaring hell out of the economy, begun by President Bush and continued by President Obama, has produced only the runaway crisis it was advertised to prevent.--Holman Jenkins

I have turned an elephant into a cheetah.--Lalu Yadav, on turning Indian Railways back to profitability

Donald Trump seems to view stiffing creditors via bankruptcy as a standard business strategy.--Harvey Wallbanger

Jesus was a carpenter; Obama can’t assemble a cabinet. --Andrew Koenig

Television hangs on the questionable theory that whatever happens anywhere should be sensed everywhere. If everyone is going to be able to see everything, in the long run all sights may lose whatever rarity value they once possessed, and it may well turn out that people, being able to see and hear practically everything, will be specially interested in almost nothing.--E.B. White

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