“It would be a great reform in politics if wisdom could be made to spread as easily and as rapidly as folly.” —Winston Churchill

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” – Evelyn Beatrice Hall

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin

“It is almost impossible to exaggerate the complete unimportance of almost everything” – an unknown 19th-century cleric