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Man is able to do what he is unable to imagine. His head trails a wake through the galaxy of the absurd.
Take a chance and you may lose. Take not a chance and you have lost already.
The Puritans hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.
In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
A book is a mirror; if an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out.
I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Less than fifteen percent of the people do any original thinking on any subject... The greatest torture in the world for most people is to think.
There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
When a thing has been said, and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.