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Maria: When we enter the Abbey, our worldly clothes are given to the poor.
Colonel Von Trapp: What about this one?
It is a maxim of wise government to treat people not as they should be but as they actually are.
The world is wonderful and beautiful and good beyond one's wildest imagination. Never, never, never could one conceive what love i ...
Of course in war all madnesses come out in a man, that is the fault of war not of a man or a nation.
Man has to awaken to wonder--and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again.
Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.
Our greatest stupidities may be very wise.
There are remarks that sow and remarks that reap.
A new word is like a fresh seed sown on the ground of the discussion.
Someone who knows too much finds it hard not to lie.
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