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No man, said Birkin, cuts another man's throat unless he wants to cut it, and unless the other man wants it cutting. This is a com ...
Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others' children.
It is my duty, gentlemen, to inform you that women are dictators
all, and I recommend to you this moral:
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It takes physical courage to indulge in wickedness. The "good" are too cowardly to do it.
A politician is a man who understands government and it takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's ...
It takes ten years to grow good trees, but a hundred years to grow good people.
My verse forms are relatively traditional (traditions alter). In general they have moved away from strict classical patterns in th ...
It takes two flints to make a fire.
It takes little talent to see clearly what lies under one's nose, a good deal of it to know in which direction to point that organ ...
Helicon: "It takes one day to make a senator and ten years to make a worker."
Caligula: "But I am afraid that it takes twenty
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