"Tell the truth, and so puzzle and confound your adversaries."
Sir Henry Wotton
"Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it."
"Knowing how to paint and to use one's colors rightly has not any connection with originality. This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions."
"They are so afraid we shall break down, and you know the reputation of the college is at stake, for the question is, can girls get a college degree without injuring their health."
Ellen Swallow Richards
US chemist, first woman admitted to MIT
"There's nothing worse than an introspective drunk."
"Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor."
("How Does a Poem Mean?")
"Jeb, if you don't take your arm off me I'm going to break it off and beat you to death with it."
G. Gordon Liddy
US political operative
, to Watergate co-conspirator Jeb Magruder