"For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen." - Douglas Adams
The Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy has this to say on the subject of politics...
“I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.” Douglas Adams – On image of road in Crete by F. McGinn -- Learning is empowerment. Explore fifty, pivotal quotes on education and learning at http://www.examiner.com/article/fifty-quotations-inspire-education-and-learning