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    The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people’s minds would be uninhabitable.
    —E.B. (Elwyn Brooks)

    Silence alone is respectable and respected. I believe God to be silence.
    —Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)