“The road to glory cannot be followed with much baggage.”
Confederate General Richard Ewell quoted in James M. McPherson, Ordeal by Fire: The Civil War & Reconstruction
“brilliant, but not correct.”
Quoted in Horace Porter Campaigning with Grant as “what Cuvier said of the French Academy’s definition of a crab”.
In my latest Loonie Politics column I urge Canadians to find their outrage at news that we’re going to keep our vintage CF-18s flying until 2032 instead of getting up-to-date aerial combat capability.
“Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.”
Benjamin Franklin, quoted on Goodreads (https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/51600-many-a-man-thinks-he-is-buying-pleasure-when-he)