Wit & Wisdom from The Week Magazine

From the 4/5/12 issue:

“The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it’s so rare.” – Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan

“The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.” – Winston Churchill

“The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off.” – Gloria Steinem

“If you’re going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.” Keith Richards

“It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty somach.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“Growing old is a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.” – Andre Maurois

Onward,  Malcolm Gauld