"There ought really to be a Clown Laureate, as there is a Poet Laureate." --Malcolm Muggeridge
"The night Science made its greatest mistake."
"The book of Daniel was composed during the Maccabean war. It took the form of an historical novel, set in Babylon during the exile. In real life, Daniel had been one of the more virtuous exiles, but in this fictional work he was an official prophet in the courts of Nebuchadnezzar and Cyrus." --Karen Armstrong, The Bible (2007)