Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.
The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.
Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking.
Dave Barry (1947 - ), "The Taming of the Screw"
It is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatsoever for supposing it is true.
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Sceptical Essays (1928), "On the Value of Scepticism"