(Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Prague German Jewish author, novelist. The Fourth Notebook, February 26, 1918. The Blue Octavo Notebooks, ed. Max Brod, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Exact Change, Cambridge, MA (1991). Dearest Father: Stories and Other Writings, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins, New York, Schocken Books (1954).)
(Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), U.S. president. Claude M. Fuess, Calvin Coolidge: The Man from Vermont, ch. 14, Little, Brown (1940).
Reply to lady who said she had bet that she could make him say more than two words to her (1922).)
Human beings lose their logic in their vindictiveness.
(Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), U.S. author, suffragist, and social reformer. Elizabeth Cady Stanton as Revealed in her Letters, Diary and Reminiscences, vol. 2, letter dated November 28, 1890 (1922).)