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The last thing one knows in constructing a work is what to put first.

Publius Ovidius Naso


Being in the army is like being in the Boy Scouts, except that the Boy Scouts have adult supervision.

Publius Terentius Afer


Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good.

Publius Terentius Afer


No matter whether th' constitution follows th' flag or not, th' supreme court follows th' iliction returns.

Publius Terentius Afer


Americans' greatest fear is that America will turn out to have been a phenomenon, not a civilization.

Publius Terentius Afer


If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.

Publius Vergilius Maro


If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money it values more, it will lose that, too.

Publius Vergilius Maro


So so is good, very good, very excellent good: and yet it is not; it is but so so.

Publius Vergilius Maro


Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Publius Vergilius Maro


Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Syrus Publius





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It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong.
Longfellow H.W.

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