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It reads better than it lives


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He could not just wear a watch. It had to be a Rolex.

He could not just wear a watch. It had to be a Rolex.



I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.

I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.



Hope makes a good breakfast. Eat plenty of it.

Hope makes a good breakfast. Eat plenty of it.



You can get far in North America with laconic grunts. "Huh," "hun," and "hi!" in their various modulations, together with "sure," "guess so," "that so?" and "nuts!" will meet almost any contingency.

You can get far in North America with laconic grunts. "Huh," "hun," and "hi!" in their various modulations, together with "sure," "guess so," "that so?" and "nuts!" will meet almost any contingency.



A gentleman's choice of timepiece says as much about him as does his Saville Row suit.

A gentleman's choice of timepiece says as much about him as does his Saville Row suit.



You only live twice. Once when you are born and once when you look death in the face.

You only live twice. Once when you are born and once when you look death in the face.



History is moving pretty quickly these days, and the heroes and villains keep on changing parts.

History is moving pretty quickly these days, and the heroes and villains keep on changing parts.




Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.

Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.



Everyone has the revolver of resignation in his pocket.

Everyone has the revolver of resignation in his pocket.





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There is no man in any rank who is always at liberty to act as he would incline. In some quarter or other he is limited by circumstances.

There is no man in any rank who is always at liberty to act as he would incline. In some quarter or other he is limited by circumstances.



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I'm more concerned with bad guys who got out and released than I am with a few that in fact were innocent.



When you do something that's going to speak to people, it's going to be because you're really allowing all of yourself to the table in an accepting way.

When you do something that's going to speak to people, it's going to be because you're really allowing all of yourself to the table in an accepting way.



Good is latent in every living thing and simply needs to be called into active expression through the gracious application of respect, sympathetic understanding, gentleness and love.

Good is latent in every living thing and simply needs to be called into active expression through the gracious application of respect, sympathetic understanding, gentleness and love.



The minimum that most minimalists want leaves in place just the institutions who protect their interests. That's libertarians for you - anarchists who want police protection from their slaves.

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Being on stage is the best part of my career. I just say whatever comes into my head. It's the only time I feel grown-up and in control of things.

Being on stage is the best part of my career. I just say whatever comes into my head. It's the only time I feel grown-up and in control of things.



Cut defense spending as part of cutting all federal spending.

Cut defense spending as part of cutting all federal spending.



Deduction, which takes us from the general proposition to facts again-teaches us, if I may so say, to anticipate from the ticket what is inside the bundle.

Deduction, which takes us from the general proposition to facts again-teaches us, if I may so say, to anticipate from the ticket what is inside the bundle.




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