"The science of booby-trapping has taken a good deal of the fun out of following hot on the enemy's heels."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."A. J. Liebling on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."A. J. Liebling on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."A. J. Liebling on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."A. J. Liebling on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."A. J. Liebling on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The pattern of a newspaperman's life is like the plot of 'Black Beauty.' Sometimes he finds a kind master who gives him a dry stall and an occasional bran mash in the form of a Christmas bonus, sometimes he falls into the hands of a mean owner who drives him in spite of spavins and expects him to live on potato peelings."
"An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed."
"If the first requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite, the second is to put in your apprenticeship as a feeder when you have enough money to pay the check but not enough to produce indifference of the total."
"The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite. Without this, it is impossible to accumulate, within the allotted span, enough experience of eating to have anything worth setting down."
"Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one."