Altruism and Cynicism
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Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.
Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain.
Egoist: A person of low taste, more interested in themselves than in me.
Eulogy: Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.
If a feller says, "It's not the money, it's the principle of the thing," it's the money.
Never insult an alligator until after you have crossed the river.
Whatever is not nailed down is mine. What I can pry loose is not nailed down.
In nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments -- there are consequences.
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.