1. If it wasn’t my job to keep my hands from in front of my eyes, I would be putting them there.

Carlton Kirby, Eurosport commentator, watching the descent into Pinerolo.

  1. No presidential candidate in the future will be so inept that four of his major speeches can be boiled down to these historic four sentences: Agriculture is important. Our rivers are full of fish. You cannot have freedom without liberty. Our future lies ahead.

the Louisville Courier Journal, on Thomas Dewey, 1948.