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"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please." Facts 4.4 avg (11 votes)
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear." Courage 4.3 avg (27 votes)
"Duties are not performed for duty's sake, but because their neglect would make the man uncomfortable. A man performs but one duty - the duty of contenting his spirit, the duty of making himself agreeable to himself." Virtue 4.3 avg (6 votes)
"Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it." Children, Intelligence 4.3 avg (3 votes)
"Sacred cows make the best hamburger." Miscellaneous 4.3 avg (15 votes)
"It is by the goodness of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either." America 4.3 avg (7 votes)
"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life." Miscellaneous 4.3 avg (7 votes)
"Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let me label you as they may." Responsibility 4.3 avg (8 votes)
"The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it." Truth & Lies 4.3 avg (4 votes)
"If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way." Experience 4.3 avg (8 votes)
"I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position." Money 4.2 avg (5 votes)
"Life should begin with age and its privileges and accumulations, and end with youth and its capacity to splendidly enjoy such advantages." Age 4.2 avg (5 votes)
"Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century." Love 4.2 avg (11 votes)
"To cease smoking is the easiest thing I ever did. I ought to know because I've done it a thousand times." Comedy 4.1 avg (16 votes)
"Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it." Truth & Lies 4.1 avg (10 votes)
"I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up." Thinking 4.0 avg (3 votes)
"Of all the animals, man is the only one that lies." Truth & Lies 4.0 avg (6 votes)
"I do not like work even when someone else does it." Work 4.0 avg (9 votes)
"Most writers regard truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are most economical in its use." Truth & Lies, Writing 4.0 avg (5 votes)
"Etiquette requires us to admire the human race." Miscellaneous 4.0 avg (4 votes)

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