The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.
– Gustave Flaubert
Philosophers say a great deal about what is absolutely necessary for science, and it is always, so far as one can see, rather naive, and probably wrong.
– Richard Feynman
You can pretend to be serious; you can’t pretend to be witty.
– Sacha Guitry