The most dangerous madmen are those created by religion, and people whose aim is to disrupt society always know how to make good use of them on occasion.
—Denis Diderot (1713–84) French Philosopher, Writer
A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted — in the air. A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward. A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards. A liberal is a man who uses his legs and his hands at the behest — at the command — of his head.
—Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945) American Head of State, Lawyer
A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.
—Winston Churchill (1874–1965) British Head of State, Political leader, Historian, Journalist, Author