Americans will put up with anything as long as it doesn’t block traffic.Dan Rather, quoted in

People respond well to those that are sure of what they want. Anna Wintour, quoted in

I will look at any additional evidence to confirm the opinion to which I have already come.British politician Hugh Molson, quoted in The Wall Street Journal

Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.Franklin Delano Roosevelt, quoted in Hindustan Times

The great enemy of communication is the illusion of it.William H. Whyte, quoted in the Montreal Gazette

Some of my best friends are children. In fact, all of my best friends are children.J.D. Salinger, quoted in The New Yorker

The inability to find and speak the truth is a failing that no talent for speaking the untruth can disguise.Poet Boris Pasternak, quoted in