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Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics.
A painting in a museum probably hears more foolish remarks than anything else in the world.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don't treat me right, shame on you.
Disorder increases with time because we measure time in the direction in which disorder increases.
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.
I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct for revenge for which no expedient is sufficiently poisonous, secret, subterranean, petty -- I call it the one mortal blemish of mankind.
Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.