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Nothing is so exhilarating in life as to be shot at with no result.

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent vice of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use the pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time; a tremendous whack.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Any 20 year-old who isn't a liberal doesn't have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn't a conservative doesn't have a brain.
Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.
In war you can be killed only once. In politics, many times.
There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.
Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those others that have been tried from time to time.
It is better to be frightened now than killed hereafter
Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.
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.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
They are decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.

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