The religion commonly accepted as "Christianity" is a complete misrepresentation of the teachings of Jesus Christ as recorded in the Bible.
We are not in this world to change everybody and make them like angels. We are here to fish in the pond, not to clean the pond.
Faith, our Victory (sermon)
If guns kill people, do pencils misspell words?
As many would-be voodoo capitalists have discovered, great wealth is seldom achieved by simple imitation.
Any sufficiently advanced parody is indistinguishable from a genuine kook.
2001 Usenet posting
Why should we force people at gunpoint to do what only some of us believe in?
The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money.
Increased population density inevitably leads to increased problem density.
Regarding reports of violence at Occupy Wall Street encampments.
Civil disobedience is cheaper than open rebellion, more effective than self-imposed exile, and nobler than running for congress.
When Holk, after two days of steady work, succeeded in eliminating meaningless statements, vague gibberish, useless qualifications – in short, all the goo and dribble – he found he had nothing left. Everything canceled out. "Lord Dorwin, gentlemen, in five days of discussion didn't say one damned thing, and said it so you never noticed."
“Foundation” by Isaac Asimov