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Watergate is the great liberal illusion that you can have public virtue without private morality.


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Male supremacy has kept woman down. It has not knocked her out.



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Advertising has done more to cause the social unrest of the 20th century than any other single factor.



Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.



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Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals - With no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.



In the final analysis there is no other solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decision, the day's generous utterances, and the day's good deed.

In the final analysis there is no other solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decision, the day's generous utterances, and the day's good deed.



Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, 'She doesn't have what it takes'; They will say, 'Women don't have what it takes.'

Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, 'She doesn't have what it takes'; They will say, 'Women don't have what it takes.'



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The main thing is to get what little happiness there is out of life in this wartorn world because ‘these are the good old days’ now.



They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.

They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.



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