"There ARE things out
there! There absolutely is!"
--Major Robert White when spotting a UFO during an X-15 flight
"Please be informed
that there is a Santa Claus."
--Astronaut James Lovell aboard Apollo 8 communicating the presence of a UFO while orbiting the moon
"It is difficult to
offer any definitive explanation as to the cause or origin of the
--Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, 1976, after UFOs had been sighted in Morocco
"I will say that I
cannot imagine any condition that would cause a ship to founder
... Modern shipbuilding has gone beyond that."
--Captain Edward J. Smith, captain of RMS Titanic
"Once people entrusted
with the public welfare no longer think the people can handle the
truth, then the people, in turn, will no longer trust the
--Ohio Congressman William Stanton, May 5, 1966
"The charisma of
hypnosis has tended to foster the belief that hypnosis is the
magical and royal road to TRUTH. In one sense, this is so, but it
must be understood that hypnosis is a pathway to the truth as is
is felt and understood by the patient. The truth is what he
believes to be the truth, and this may or may not be be consonant
with the ultimate nonpersonal truth."
--psychiatrist Dr. Benjamin Simon
"My fellow Americans, I've
signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin
bombing in five minutes."
--former president Ronald Reagan, about to go on the air for a radio address not realizing the microphone was on
"Jesus said 'Everything
is possible for him who believes.' Immediatley the boy's father
exclaimed 'I do believe; help me to overcome my disbelief!'"