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  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn't care to drink with, even if he drank.
  • Adrienne Rich
    Adrienne Rich
    American Poet 1929-
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    A revolutionary poem will not tell you who or when to kill, what and when to burn, or even how to theorize. It reminds you... where and when and how you are living and might live, it is a wick of desire.
  • Antonin Scalia
    Antonin Scalia
    American jurist 1936-2016
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    A search is a search, even if it happens to disclose nothing but the bottom of a turntable.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    A serious writer is not to be confused with a solemn writer. A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay, but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl.
    Source: Death in the Afternoon (1932) Ch. 16
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a slight bow or cursory salutation - a proof of unwillingness to do much, even where there is a necessity of doing something.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    A single word even may be a spark of inextinguishable thought.
  • Abdoulaye Wade
    Abdoulaye Wade
    Senegalese politician 1926-
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    A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.
  • Claude D. Pepper
    Claude D. Pepper
    American politician of the Democratic Party 1900-1989
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    A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, ''At my age, I don't even buy green bananas.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A strong and secure man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds alike) just as he digests his meat, even when he has some bits to swallow.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    A surprising number of American skyjackers were not yet old enough to drink or sometimes even drive. These adolescents were generally inept at planning their crimes, and few of their capers met with any success; most seemed to end within moments of starting, usually after a fatherly pilot convinced the nervous teen to hand over his gun.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do.
  • Bernard Meltzer
    Bernard Meltzer
    American professor 1914-
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    A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.
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