Wit & Wisdom from The Week Magazine

From the 3/4/11 issue:

“Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount.  And the tigers are getting hungry.” – Winston Churchill

“Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.” – Poet Anne Bradstreet

“He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.” – Arthur Balfour

“Temperament is temper that is too old to spank” – Actress Charlotte Greenwood 

“Going insane is a war between being told who you are and knowing who you are.” – Liam Neeson

Onward,  Malcolm Gauld