H. L. Mencken

It takes no more actual sagacity to carry on the everyday hawking and haggling of the world, or to ladle out its normal doses of bad medicine and worse law, than it takes to operate a taxi cab or fry a pan of fish.

C. Northcote Parkinson

Law of Triviality: The time spent on any item of the agenda will be in adverse proportion to the sum involved.

J. Fulton Sheen

The big print giveth and the fine print taketh away.

James K. Glassman

Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble-making individual.

As one retiring chief executive said to his successor, "Yesterday was the last day you heard the truth from your subordinates."

Conrad Black

There can be no return to prosperity while the government believes that taking money from the people who have earned it and giving it away to the people who haven't, in exchange for their votes and regardless of merit, is the essence of fairness.


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