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'The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.'


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'I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.'


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'The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice.'


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'The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice.'


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'You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.'


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'I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.'


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'History repeats itself, and that's one of the things that's wrong with history.'


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'The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice.'


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'Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.'


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'The trouble with law is lawyers.'


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'I am an agnostic I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.'


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'I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.'


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'True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.'


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'When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President I'm beginning to believe it.'


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'If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.'


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'Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas.'


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'Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.'


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'The pursuit of truth will set you free even if you never catch up with it.'

 

 

 

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