Quote 1004

When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.

— Norm Crosby

Quote 1005

A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you.

— Will Rogers, 1879-1935

Quote 1006

Very few things happen at the right time and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.

— Herodotus, 484-425 B.C.

Quote 1007

Fashions are induced epidemics.

— George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950

Quote 1008

Politics is a means of preventing people from taking part in what properly concerns them.

— Paul Valéry, 1871-1945

Quote 1009

Voters want a fraud they can believe in.

— Will Durst

Quote 1010

We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition.

— Alex Comfort

Quote 1011

Tell your boss what you think of him, and the truth shall set you free.

— Unknown

Quote 1012

Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.

— Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826

Quote 1013

Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.

— Robert Orben

Quote 1018

Whenever you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.

— Harry S. Truman, 1884-1972

Quote 1019

Polls are like sleeping pills designed to lull voters into sleeping on election day. You might call them 'sleeping polls.'

— Harry S. Truman, 1884-1972

Quote 1020

Secrecy and a free, democratic government don't mix.

— Harry S. Truman, 1884-1972

Quote 1021

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or who says it.

— Malcolm X, 1925-1965

Quote 1022

I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.

— Malcolm X, 1925-1965