Thoughts for the New Year
He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.
It is much better to remain silent and let everybody think you are a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Abraham Lincoln [restating Proverbs 17:28]
A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
John Stuart Mill