"God-damnit, we forgot the silent prayer."
President Dwight Eisenhower in a cabinet meeting as quoted by John Lewis Gaddis in his Wall St. Journal story "The Nixon Tapes" 7/26-27/2014
"The young man was having "issues" in his marriage. His father counseled him, "you can either be right or happily married."
(Rabbi) Sanford Ragins as reported in The New York Times 6/26/2014
"If your dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience."
Woodrow Wilson, as quoted by Benoit Denizet-Lewis in his NY Times Magazine story "Doggie Baggage" 7/20/2014
Conservatives say Obama thinks he's king. But they seem to confuse him with God."
Steve Chapman's commentary "The world Obama didn't make" in the Chicago Tribune, Sunday, 7/27/14
"It's like, Bill has three goldfish. He buys two more. How many live in London"
Comedian Louis C.K. parodied his daughters' homework on the David Letterman show as reported by Elizabeth Green in her New Math Story in the New York Times Magazine 7/27/2014
"It's the responsibility of the media to look at the president with a microscope, but they go too far when they use a proctoscope"
President Richard Nixon as quoted by Amanda Foreman in her Wall St. Journal article, "The Media's Mighty Muckrakers" 7/2
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