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'One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork.'


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'May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.'


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'Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing.'


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'Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.'


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'When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.'


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'There is science, logic, reason there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.'


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'Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.'


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'A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.'


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'Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country.'


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'The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.'


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'Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.'


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'Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing.'


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'May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.'


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'For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!'


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'Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.'


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'There is science, logic, reason there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.'


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'That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of information, and less and less understanding.'


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'Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.'


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'The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.'

 

 

 

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