It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for.
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The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?
If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep.
There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.
A fool and his money are soon elected.
If you can build a business up big enough, it's respectable.
The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.
If you ever injected truth into politics you have no politics.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Do the best you can, and don't take life too serious.
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
My business is to prevent the future.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music.
I love prints of skulls and bones and have some taxidermy - a crow and a rabbit - to remind me of home. I like art and have a big portrait of Bjork.
If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.