Altruism and Cynicism
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A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.
No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days.
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room.
If you want to imagine the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face forever.
Everybody wants to save the earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.
All lies are told with a straight face. It is truth that's said with a dismissive giggle.
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
We can do no great things; only small things with great love.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Welcome thy neighbor into thy fallout shelter. He'll come in handy if you run out of food.
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody is looking.
Demagogue: One who preaches a doctrine he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.
I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.