"So if I have two pieces of cake, do I have twice as good an experience as the first piece of cake? One of the things I've found in life is that the first piece of cake is the best."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."David Frum on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."David Frum on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."David Frum on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."David Frum on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."David Frum on Mark Twain
"We, as conservative intellectuals, should not be in the business of making excuses for bad parliamentary decisions by Republican leaders in Congress."
"Why should we not expect self-designated environmental leaders to practice what they preach?"
"I'm a latecomer to the environmental issue, which for years seemed to me like an excuse for more government regulation. But I can see that in rich societies, voters are paying less attention to economic issues and more to issues of the spirit, including the environment."
"My mom was truly an iconic figure, a great journalist and a pioneering woman who died at 54 of cancer without ever having revealed to viewers that she was ill."
"To balance China, the democracies will need new friends - and India with its fast-growing economy, youthful population, and democratic politics seems the obvious candidate."