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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.
313
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
402
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
448
There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true.
394
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.
319
The price of greatness is responsibility.
345
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
377
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
350
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught
248
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...
286
Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.
227
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
238
It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required.
300
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
250
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
295
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
241
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
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I have always felt that a politician is to be judged by the animosities he excites among his opponents.
309
I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.