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"Most people use statistics the way a drunkard uses a lamp post,
more for support than illumination."
"I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather.
Not screaming in terror like him passengers."
"I have a firm grip on reality.
Now I want to strangle it."
"Simple things should be simple and complex things
should be possible."
"I can remember a day when a good politician had to
be 75 percent ability and 25 percent actor, but I
can well see the day when the reverse could be true."
Harry S. Truman
"Objects in calendar are closer than they appear."
"A witty saying proves nothing."
"When you were born you cried, and the world rejoiced.
Try to live your life so that when you die you will
rejoice, and the world will cry."
"I learned silence from the talkative,
tolerance from the intolerant, and
kindness from the unkind, and yet
I'm ungrateful to those teachers."
"I can picture in my mind a world without war, a
world without hate. And I can picture us attacking
that world because they'd never expect it."
"I'm not young enough to know everything."
"He who will not reason is a bigot;
he who cannot is a fool;
and he who dares not is a slave."
Sir William Drummond
"The question shouldn't be, 'Will it happen?' but
'Do we want it to happen, and can we help it to happen?'"
Peter G. W. Keen
"Get your facts first, and then you can
distort 'em as much as you please."
"...Open up your mind and then open up your heart..."
Blessid Union of Souls
"You have to cherish the world at the same time you
struggle to endure it."
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