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406
Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.
487
Where there is a great deal of free speech there is always a certain amount of foolish speech.
454
When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.
491
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
368
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
456
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
512
There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true.
455
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
354
The price of greatness is responsibility.
386
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
416
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
399
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught
282
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without...
322
Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.
264
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
287
It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required.
367
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
279
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
352
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.