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Civilization is a hopeless race to discover remedies for the evils it produces.


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People in their natural state are basically good. But this natural innocence,however, is corrupted by the evils of society.

People in their natural state are basically good. But this natural innocence,however, is corrupted by the evils of society.



I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.

I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.



There are always four sides to a story: your side, their side, the truth and what really happened.

There are always four sides to a story: your side, their side, the truth and what really happened.



Freedom is the power to choose our own chains

Freedom is the power to choose our own chains



The freedom of Mankind does not lie in the fact that can do what we want, but that we do not have to do that which we do not want.

The freedom of Mankind does not lie in the fact that can do what we want, but that we do not have to do that which we do not want.



People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.



Why should we build our happiness on the opinons of others, when we can find it in our own hearts?

Why should we build our happiness on the opinons of others, when we can find it in our own hearts?



Those people who treat politics and morality separately will never understand either of them.

Those people who treat politics and morality separately will never understand either of them.



I am not made like any of those I have seen. I venture to believe that I am not made like any of those who are in existence. If I am not better, at least I am different.

I am not made like any of those I have seen. I venture to believe that I am not made like any of those who are in existence. If I am not better, at least I am different.



No one is happy unless he respects himself.

No one is happy unless he respects himself.





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Some people are attracted to sickness, to the kind of madness where sparks fly off the head, to the incoherence of despair, masked by nervous energy, which winds up looking like bewildered joy.

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Just like those other black holes from outer space, Hollywood is postmodern to this extent: it has no center, only a spreading dead zone of exhaustion, inertia, and brilliant decay.

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The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art, because men, whose nature is to tire of everything in turn... tired of common sense and civilization.

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The difficulty for Mr. Obama will be when the public sees where his decisions lead - higher inflation, higher interest rates, higher taxes, sluggish growth, and a jobless recovery.



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Sometimes the stereotypes that a lot of people have are of black men in jail or who don't take care of their kids, so I think it's always important to have that.



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I was a latecomer to politics. Maybe I'm just very slow. I got to everything when everyone else had left.




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