Quotes of the Day


A popular Government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy; or, perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.–James Madison (Thanx to Randy Paul)

I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.–Reuben Blades

I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.–Will Rogers

I glance at the headlines just to kind of get a flavor for what’s moving. I rarely read the stories, and get briefed by people who are probably read the news themselves.–George W Bush

Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.–Samuel Johnson

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