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Being kissed by a man who didn't wax his moustache was like eating an egg without salt.
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
Yield to temptation -- it may not pass your way again.
There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.
If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
I am become death, shatterer of worlds.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Life is like a sewer -- what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.
To accomplish great things, you must not only act but also dream, not only dream but also believe.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
The only real revolution is in the enlightenment of the mind and the improvement of character. The only real emancipation is individual, and the only real revolutionaries are philosophers and saints.
It's better to waste one's youth than to do nothing with it at all.