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Take a chance and you may lose. Take not a chance and you have lost already.
Less than fifteen percent of the people do any original thinking on any subject... The greatest torture in the world for most people is to think.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
Life is like a sewer -- what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.
An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.
When skunks duel, wind direction is everything.
I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.
My sources are unreliable, but their information is fascinating.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense.
Love is the answer. But while you're waiting for the answer, sex brings up some pretty good questions.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confessor of character.