“Let me be represented as one who trusts his senses, who thinks he knows the things he sees and feels, and entertains no doubts of their existence.” -- Bishop Berkeley
I think you should rename this blog, "Assertions: Sometimes Mine, But Often I Quote Others."
Done and done!
Dang, I would've made something pithier if I knew you'd call my bluff.
No, Bob, you would have made something pithier if only you could have made something pithier.