Actually the quotes come from two days and i picked the "best" ones, to my mind at least. I guess numbers one and two are quite aposite for our world today.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Byrnes (1879 - 1972)
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
Abba Eban (1915 - 2002)
For three days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off.
Johnny Carson (1925 - )
It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem.
Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990)