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If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

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The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence.

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There must be more to life than having everything.

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

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You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.

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If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it.

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When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

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VII. Certain bodies can pass through solid walls painted to resemble tunnel entrances; others cannot. This trompe l'oeil inconsistency has baffled generations, but at least it is known that whoever paints an entrance on a wall's surface to

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Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

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Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.

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All religions issue Bibles against Satan, and say the most injurious things against him, but we never hear his side.

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One of your most ancient writers, a historian named Herodotus, tells of a thief who was to be executed. As he was taken away he made a bargain with the king: in one year he would teach the king's favorite horse to sing hymns. The other prisoners wa

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I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.

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If two people love each other, there can be no happy end to it.

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"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."

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