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"The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook."
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"The devil's finest trick is to persuade you that he does not exist."
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“I listen with attention to the judgment of all men; but so far as I can remember, I have followed none but my own.”
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"If the history of the 20th Century proved anything, it proved that however bad things were, human ingenuity could usually find a way to make them worse."

"Sentimentality is the progenitor, the godparent, the midwife of brutality."
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"My mum was never strict. I was allowed to go out to clubs underage, watch TV, listen to whatever music I wanted to, and that made me not rebel. I have never touched a drug in my life."

"I think the more mediocre you are the better you do because people need to think you're their friend, they don't want to be threatened by you, you've got to be warm, you've got to be not too smart, not too pretty, not too anything."
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"I escaped Lebanon under imminent threat. So how do you think somebody like me who's got my personal history of being truly triggered? My trigger was: 'I was gonna lose my head!' right? So how do you think I would feel when I see people sucking their thumb because they might hear rap lyrics that are a bit too triggering?"
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"I could have knocked him out in the third round but I wanted to do it slowly, so he would remember this night for a long time."

"I'm the best ever. I'm the most brutal and vicious, and most ruthless champion there's ever been. There's no one can stop me. Lennox is a conqueror? No, I'm Alexander, he's no Alexander. I'm the best ever! There's never been anybody as ruthless! I'm Sonny Liston, I'm Jack Dempsey. There's no one like me. I'm from their cloth. There's no one that can match me. My style is impetuous, my defense is impregnable, and I'm just ferocious. I want your heart! I want to eat his children! Praise be to Allah!"

"It's no doubt I am going to win this fight and I feel confident about winning this fight. I normally don't do interviews with women unless I fornicate with them. So you shouldn't talk anymore ... Unless you want to, you know."

"Put your mother in a straight-jacket you punk ass white boy. Come here and tell me that, I'll fuck you in your ass you punk white boy. You faggot. You can't touch me, you're not man enough. I'll eat your asshole alive, you bitch. C'mon anybody in here can't fuck with this. This is the ultimate, man. Fuck you, you ho. Come and say it to my face.... I'll fuck you in the ass in front of everybody. You bitch.... come on, you bitch. You're scared coward, you're not man enough to fuck with me. You can't last two minutes in my world, bitch. Look at you scared now, you ho.... scared like a little white pussy. Scared of the real man. I'll fuck you 'til you love me, faggot!"
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"The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected."

"The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people."

"It [feminism] is mixed up with a muddled idea that women are free when they serve their employers but slaves when they help their husbands."

"Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere."
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"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one".

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.”
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"Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views."

"I would rather be governed by the first 2000 people in the Manhattan phone book than the entire faculty of Harvard."
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"Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers."

“Men will always be mad, and those who think they can cure them are the maddest of all.”

“The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor.”
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“Tyranny is the deliberate removal of nuance”
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“I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.”
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"Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't!"

"The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it."
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"Behind every great fortune there is a crime."
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“If God had wanted us to play football in the clouds, he’d have put grass up there.”

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"Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it."
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“LSD is a psychedelic drug which occasionally causes psychotic behavior in people who have NOT taken it.”
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"We murdered them 0-0."

To Tommy Smith after he'd turned up for training with a bandaged knee - "Take that poof bandage off, and what do you mean YOUR knee, it's LIVERPOOL'S knee!"

"If you're not sure what to do with the ball, just pop it in the net and we'll discuss your options afterwards."
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“I am rarely bored alone; I am often bored in groups and crowds.”

“Let’s clear one thing up: Introverts do not hate small talk because we dislike people. We hate small talk because we hate the barrier it creates between people.”
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“Sometimes I wish I were a cannibal – less for the pleasure of eating someone than for the pleasure of vomiting him.”
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"The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt."
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“Always carry a notebook. And I mean always. The short-term memory only retains information for three minutes; unless it is committed to paper you can lose an idea for ever.”
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“When we’re young nothing offends us, except adults telling us what should. Then when we become adults, nothing offends us, except we are offended on behalf of our young.”
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"The artist must bow to the monster of his own imagination."
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Where his radical vision came from in the creation of Citizen Kane: "Ignorance, ignorance, sheer ignorance - you know there's no confidence to equal it. It's only ... It's only when you know something about a profession, I think, that you're timid or careful."
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"Moral courage is the most valuable and usually the most absent characteristic in men."

"A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed at some indefinite time in the future."
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“The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.”
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“If you would know who controls you see who you may not criticise.”
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“I recommend limiting one's involvement in other people's lives to a pleasantly scant minimum.”
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"When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago."
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"The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards."
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“Reality - Dreams = Animal Being
Reality + Dreams = A Heart-Ache (usually called Idealism)
Reality + Humor = Realism (also called Conservatism)
Dreams - Humor = Fanaticism
Dreams + Humor = Fantasy
Reality + Dreams + Humor = Wisdom.”
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“It is the bliss of childhood that we are being warped most when we know it the least.”
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“The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.”

“There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.”
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"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."
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"Offense is taken, not given. No need to disarm the world. Just make yourself bullet proof. Sticks & stones people. Block. Unfollow. Laugh."
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“Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everybody gets busy on the proof.”
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"How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?"
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“I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.”

“You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing.”

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“Politicians and diapers should be changed frequently, and for the same reason.”
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"If you make a joke in an area which is for some reason, normally random, out of bounds, then you might find something out, you might put your finger on something."

"Whatever you forget about tonight's programme remember this."

"It was bad enough to see him curse like a footballer, but I lost my faith completely when he farted on my balls."
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“There's a line in the picture where he (Johnny - The Wild One) snarls, 'Nobody tells me what to do.' That's exactly how I've felt all my life.”

"Homosexuality is so much in fashion it no longer makes news."

"If we are not our brother's keeper, at least let us not be his executioner."
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“As you read a book word by word and page by page, you participate in its creation, just as a cellist playing a Bach suite participates, note by note, in the creation, the coming-to-be, the existence, of the music. And, as you read and re-read, the book of course participates in the creation of you, your thoughts and feelings, the size and temper of your soul.”
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"Whether or not you understand profound ideas, it is important to be a good person wherever you are right now."
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"Money doesn't buy happiness. But happiness isn't everything."
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"What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence."
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"Isn't an agnostic just an atheist without balls?"

“Do you know what I like about comedy? You can’t laugh and be afraid at the same time—of anything. If you're laughing, I defy you to be afraid.”
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“Women and men communicate differently, often on entirely different planes. But just as men have failed us, we have failed them. It has been one of our great collective female shortcomings to presume that whatever we do not perceive simply isn't there, or that whatever is not communicated in our language is not intelligible speech.”
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"I've met some pretty smart people in my life and you know not a single one of them was literal-minded."

"You do realize as you grow older that almost nobody knows what they are talking about."
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Posted: 4 months, 1 week ago at Aug 3 2:39
great collection of interesting quotes!
Posted: 2 months, 4 weeks ago at Sep 16 0:35
Thank you!

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