“Mr. Madison, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.”

James Downey as Principal in Billy Madison, 1995

“Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

Thomas Edison

“Chang Yu . . . adds: ‘Attack is the secret of defense; defense is the planning of an attack.’”

Sun Tzu
The Art of War