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Hear me, my chiefs, I am tired; my heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands I Will Fight No More Forever.

Oscar Wilde


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

Oscar Wilde


I remember once being on a station platform in Cleveland at four in the morning. A black porter was carrying my bags, and as we were waiting for the train to come in, he said to me: "Excuse me, Mr. Cooke, I don't want to invade your privacy, but I h

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We are not a loved organization, but we are a respected one.

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Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

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I hate dying.

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We may not be able to persuade Hindus that Jesus and not Vishnu should govern their spiritual horizon, nor Moslems that Lord Buddha is at the center of their spiritual universe, nor Hebrews that Mohammed is a major prohpet, nor Christians that Shinto

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He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument.

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If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

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Usually, when a lot of men get together, it's called a war.

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Life is too short to be taken seriously.

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Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

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University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

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Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

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I'm going to Vietnam at the request of the White House. President Johnson says a war isn't really a war without my jokes.

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I'll never get off this planet.

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Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.

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It is enough to make one sympathize with a tyrant for the determination of his courtiers to deceive him for their own personal ends...

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Ain't no right way to do a wrong thing.

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"... all the modern inconveniences ..."

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Mike: "The Fourth Dimension is a shambles?" Bernie: "Nobody ever empties the ashtrays. People are SO inconsiderate."

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Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

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Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 0. integrated 0. management 0. options 1. total 1. organizational 1. flexibility 2. systematized 2. monitored 2. capability 3. parallel 3. reciprocal 3. mobility 4. functional 4. digital 4. programming 5. re

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The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. Even when you make a tax form out on the level, you don't know when it's through if you are a crook or a martyr.

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The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.

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When the ax entered the forest, the trees said, "The handle is one of us!"

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Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

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There's no such thing as an original sin.

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Go to the Scriptures... the joyful promises it contains will be a balsam to all your troubles.

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I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.

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After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.

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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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Tallulah Bankhead barged down the Nile last night as Cleopatra and sank.

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He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

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The Least Successful Police Dogs America has a very strong candidate in "La Dur", a fearsome looking schnauzer hound, who was retired from the Orlando police force in Florida in 1978. He consistently refused to do anything which might ruffle or of

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Like ya know? Rock 'N Roll is an esoteric language that unlocks the creativity chambers in people's brains, and like totally activates their essential hipness, which of course is like totally necessary for saving the earth, like because the first th

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Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

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Remark of Dr. Baldwin's concerning upstarts: We don't care to eat toadstools that think they are truffles.

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In good speaking, should not the mind of the speaker know the truth of the matter about which he is to speak?
Plato

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