George F. Will
The problem with intelligent design theory is not that it is false but that it is not falsifiable: Not being susceptible to contradicting evidence, it is not a testable hypothesis. Hence it is not a scientific but a creedal tenet--a matter of faith, unsuited to a public school’s curriculum.
Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings.
Baseball is Heaven's gift to mortals.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
The phrase "domestic cat" is an oxymoron.
The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.
Americans are overreachers; overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.