"He, if anyone, merits the epithet of jester in the true meaning of that word. With a blend of laughter and gravity, he opens our eyes to abuses and injustices in society and also the wider historical perspective in which they can be placed."
Excerpt from the Swedish Academy's citation awarding the Nobel Literature Prize to Italian playwright Dario Fo
"A re-emergence of inflation is, without question, the greatest threat to sustaining what has been a balanced economic expansion virtually without parallel in recent decades."
Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, testifying before the House Budget Committee