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I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them. He also is on the road to humility -- that priceless attitude of openness to life that can help a manager absorb mistakes, failures, or personal shortcomings.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
This most beautiful system [The Universe] could only proceed from the dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.
Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other.
The only way you can do that [Balance The Budget, Decrease Taxes, and Increase Military Spending] is with mirrors, and that's what it would take.
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to be truly moral.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.
Victory and defeat are each of the same price.
Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.
The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world.
The devil has the power to assume a pleasing shape.
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.
He who lives by fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy's life.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinion of its young people, those under twenty-five.
Doubt can only be removed by action.
We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
Consider your breed; you were not made to live like beasts, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.
Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.
Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.
Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.
In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.
They teach in academies far too many things, and far too much that is useless.
Marriage is the death of hope.
Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.
The lion and the calf will lay down together, but the calf won't get much sleep..
When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that one person is the husband!
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
The way to a woman's heart is through your wallet.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Not a day went past when I was not filled with loathing and disgust at the decisions I had to make.
History may not repeat itself, but it does rhyme a lot
In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
All people are equal, it is not birth, it is virtue alone that makes the difference.
Exaggeration is the inseparable companion of greatness.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
The world must be peopled. When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.
Resolve to make each day the very best and don't let anyone get in your way. If they do, step on them.
Lycurgus, Numa, Moses, Jesus Christ, Mohammed, all these great rogues, all these great thought-tyrants, knew how to associate the divinities they fabricated with their own boundless ambition.
To live life well is to express life poorly; if one expresses life too well, one is living it no longer.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.
You have to do what you love to do, not get stuck in that comfort zone of a regular job. Life is not a dress rehearsal. This is it.
Though this be madness, yet there is method in it. [Hamlet]

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