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Hyperbole expands in societies where articulateness atrophies.


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Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal.

Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal.



Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike. But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its neck like the butt of a pistol and shout 'Bang!'

Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike. But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its neck like the butt of a pistol and shout 'Bang!'



Americans are overreaching; overreaching is the most admirable and most American of the many American excesses.

Americans are overreaching; overreaching is the most admirable and most American of the many American excesses.



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The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.



Ronald Reagan has held the two most demeaning jobs in the country; President of the United States and radio broadcaster for the Chicago Cubs.

Ronald Reagan has held the two most demeaning jobs in the country; President of the United States and radio broadcaster for the Chicago Cubs.



The unpleasant sound Bush is emitting as he traipses from one conservative gathering to another is a thin, tinny "arf" - the sound of a lap dog.

The unpleasant sound Bush is emitting as he traipses from one conservative gathering to another is a thin, tinny "arf" - the sound of a lap dog.



Sports is a moral undertaking because it requires of participants, and it schools spectators in the appreciation of, noble things - courage, grace under pressure, sportsmanship.

Sports is a moral undertaking because it requires of participants, and it schools spectators in the appreciation of, noble things - courage, grace under pressure, sportsmanship.



A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.

A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.



A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.

A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.



Donald Trump is redundant evidence that if your net worth is high enough, your IQ can be very low and you can still intrude into American politics.

Donald Trump is redundant evidence that if your net worth is high enough, your IQ can be very low and you can still intrude into American politics.





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I stood like Adam in his lonely gardenOn that first morning, shaken out of sleep, Rubbing his eyes, listening, parting the leaves, Like tissue on some vast, incredible gift.

I stood like Adam in his lonely gardenOn that first morning, shaken out of sleep, Rubbing his eyes, listening, parting the leaves, Like tissue on some vast, incredible gift.



Without the Holy Bible, how can we believe in God?

Without the Holy Bible, how can we believe in God?



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If the novels are still being read in 50 years, no one is ever going to say: ‘What’s great about that sixth book is that he met his deadline!’ It will be about how the whole thing stands up.



Exhaustion is a thin blanket tattered with bullet holes.

Exhaustion is a thin blanket tattered with bullet holes.



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Part of the $10 million I spent on gambling, part on booze and part on women. The rest I spent foolishly.



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Time is just something we invented to make motion seem simple.



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No innocent man buys a gun, and no happy man writes his memoirs.



Have you ever asked yourself, do monsters make war, or does war make monsters?

Have you ever asked yourself, do monsters make war, or does war make monsters?



You're splitting?" "No sh*it, Sherlock.

You're splitting?" "No sh*it, Sherlock.




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