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Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
I don't like that man. I'm going to have to get to know him better.
Tell me what brand of whiskey that Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel of it to my other generals.
Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.
No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.
No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
Every man over forty is responsible for his face.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception.
I won't belong to any organization that would have me as a member.
We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage.
They are decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
You can fool some of the people all the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy.
The best way to destroy your enemy is to make him your friend.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

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