|#9761||People that can't find something to live for always seem to find something to|
die for. The problem is, they usually want the rest of us to die for it too.
|#9762||People usually get what's coming to them ... unless it's been mailed.|
|#9763||People who develop the habit of thinking of themselves as world|
citizens are fulfilling the first requirement of sanity in our time.
-- Norman Cousins
|#9764||Perhaps the most widespread illusion is that if we were in power we would|
behave very differently from those who now hold it -- when, in truth, in
order to get power we would have to become very much like them. (Lenin's
fatal mistake, both in theory and in practice.)
|#9765||Persistence in one opinion has never been considered a merit in political|
-- Marcus Tullius Cicero, "Ad familiares", 1st century BC
|#9766||Pilfering Treasury property is paticularly dangerous: big thieves are|
ruthless in punishing little thieves.
|#9767||Poland has gun control.|
|#9768||Political history is far too criminal a subject to be a fit thing to|
-- W.H. Auden
|#9769||Political speeches are like steer horns. A point here, a point there,|
and a lot of bull inbetween.
-- Alfred E. Neuman
|#9770||Political T.V. commercials prove one thing: some candidates can tell|
all their good points and qualifications in just 30 seconds.
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