Notes from the Noteworthy

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.

Benjamin Disraeli

If you believe everything you read, better not read.

Japanese Proverb

When it is not necessary to make a decision, it is necessary not to make a decision.

Lord Falkland

One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.

Michael J. Fox

One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.

Will Durant

The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time.

George Bernard Shaw

It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.

Thomas Szasz

People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.

A. J. Liebling