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A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it is written on.
People's affections can be as thin as paper; life is like a game of chess, changing with each move.
In progress of time, when my mind was, as it were, strongly impregnated with the Johnsonian æther, I could, with much more facili ...
Some people say the business about the jolly fat person is a myth, that all of us chubbies are neurotic, sick, sad people. I disag ...
I used to like this town.... Los Angeles was just a big dry sunny place with ugly homes and no style, but good-hearted and peacefu ...
The nectar and ambrosia, are withheld;
And in the midst of spoils and slaves, we thieves
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Any rich, unprogressive old party with that particularly grasping, acquisitive form of mentality known as financial genius can own ...
Otis's apparatus recovers the uncounted planes that have been floating in the thin air of speculation and reveals their superiorit ...
If one reads a newspaper only for information, one does not learn the truth, not even the truth about the paper. The truth is that ...
Every man is occasionally visited by the suspicion that the planet on which he is riding is not really going anywhere; that the Fo ...
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