"The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists. "
--Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich 1914-1987
"If Landau would have been here he would have stopped you after twenty seconds "
--Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich 1914-1987, Many variations of this can be found, and Zel'dovich may not be the first
"Frequently in error, never in doubt (said of cosmologists...) "