Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.
Anatole France (1844 - 1924)
When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it into practice.
Otto von Bismarck (1815 - 1898)
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992), Salvor Hardin in "Foundation"