Thank God

“Thank God I’m untouched” – Tsar Alexander II in response to a bomb blowing up near his carriage.

“It is too soon to thank God” – Hryniewiecki who threw another bomb at the Tsar, killing him.

Emerson

“Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.”

 

May It Never Come

One began to hear it said that World War I was the chemists’ war,

World War II was the physicists’ war,

World War III (may it never come) will be the mathematicians’ war.