Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, “What else could this mean?”
― Shannon L. Alder
Church history gives you remarkable serenity. – Timothy Cardinal Dolan
If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed. – Mark Twain
The best fiction is far more true than any journalism.
― William Faulkner (hat-tip)
… the man who never looks into a newspaper is better informed than he who reads them, inasmuch as he who knows nothing is nearer to truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
― Thomas Jefferson Memoirs, Correspondence And Private Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Ed. By T.J. Randolph (hat-tip)