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#9661It is now 10 p.m. Do you know where Henry Kissinger is?
-- Elizabeth Carpenter
#9662It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a
sentence to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate
in all times and situations. They presented him the words: "And this,
too, shall pass away."
-- Abraham Lincoln
#9663It may be better to be a live jackal than a dead lion, but it is better
still to be a live lion. And usually easier.
-- Lazarus Long
#9664It pays in England to be a revolutionary and a bible-smacker most of
one's life and then come round.
-- Lord Alfred Douglas
#9665It seems a little silly now, but this country was founded as a protest
against taxation.
#9666It seems like the less a statesman amounts to, the more he loves the flag.
#9667It took a while to surface, but it appears that a long-distance credit card
may have saved a U.S. Army unit from heavy casualties during the Grenada
military rescue/invasion. Major General David Nichols, Air Force ... said
the Army unit was in a house surrounded by Cuban forces. One soldier found
a telephone and, using his credit card, called Ft. Bragg, N.C., telling Army
officiers there of the perilous situation. The officers in turn called the
Air Force, which sent in gunships to scatter the Cubans and relieve the unit.
-- Aviation Week and Space Technology
#9668"It was a Roman who said it was sweet to die for one's country. The
Greeks never said it was sweet to die for anything. They had no vital lies."
-- Edith Hamilton, "The Greek Way"
#9669It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline.
Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
-- Hunter S. Thompson
#9670It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for.
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