A man's head is his castle.
But that was war. Just about all he could find in its favor was that it paid well and liberated children from the pernicious influence of their parents.
Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery or simple bad luck.
Everybody is as unstable as water.
Fools hate knowledge.
For war there is always enough. It's peace that's expensive.
Forever goes quick.
Frankly, I think the whole society is nuts- and the question is: What does a sane man do in an insane society?
Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.
He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt...
He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.
How much reverence can you have for a Supreme Being who finds it necessary to include such phenomena as phlegm and tooth decay in His divine system of Creation?
I wouldn't want to live without strong misgivings.
If character is destiny, the good are damned.
If the chance ever comes to you to fall in love, grab it, every time. You might always live to regret it, but you won't find anything to beat it, and you won't know if it will come to you once more.
Insanity is contagious.
It doesn't make a damned bit of difference who wins the war to someone who's dead.
Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you.
Mankind is resilient: the atrocities that horrified us a week ago become acceptable tomorrow.
Nothing fails like success.
Peace on earth would mean the end of civilization as we know it.
Rise above principal and do what's right.
Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.
Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel, meditation, medication, depression, neurosis and suicide. With failure comes failure.
The country was in peril; he was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.
The enemy is anybody who's going to get you killed, no matter which side he's on.
The last thing any sensible human being should want is immortality. As it is, life lasts too long for most of us.
The promises of maniacs, like those of women, are not safely relied upon.
The truth is whatever people will believe is the truth. Don't you know history?
The wise man dies no better or more wisely than the fool. In what way, then, is the wise man wise?
The years are too short, the days are too long.
There is wisdom in madness and strong probability of truth in all accusations, for people are complete and everybody is capable of everything.
Well, he died. You don't get any older than that.
When I look up, I see people cashing in. I don't see heaven or saints or angels. I see people cashing in on every decent impulse and every human tragedy.
Whether God is dead or not hardly matters, for we would use him no differently anyway.
Women don't suffer from penis envy. Men do.
You know, that might be the answer- to act boastfully about something we ought to be ashamed of. That's a trick that never seems to fail.
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