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    What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
     
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    "If my neighbor believes there are nine gods, or none at all, it doesn't break my leg or empty my wallet. Why should I care?" Thomas Jefferson
     
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    "When you come to a fork in the road, take it"....Yogi Berra
     
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    Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
     
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    Never turn down free food, liquor or love.
    -anonymous

    Never walk when you can ride, never stand when you can sit, and never sit when you can lie down.
    -old military adage

    And one of my favorites:

    The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
    -Anatole France
     
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    Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.
    Benjamin Franklin
     
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    Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
    Mark Twain
     
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    Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.
    Mark Twain
     
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    what was the Twain saying abt the boy who came home and said he was amazed at how much the ole man had learned in the time he had been away?
     
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    Asia is not going to be civilized after the methods of the West. There is too much Asia and she is too old.
    Rudyard Kipling
     
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    “When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” – Mark Twain
     
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    All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence.
    Otto von Bismarck
     
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    No civilization other than that which is Christian, is worth seeking or possessing.
    Otto von Bismarck
     
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    There is a Providence that protects idiots, drunkards, children and the United States of America.
    Otto von Bismarck
     

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    "For in prosperity a man is often puffed up with pride, whereas tribulations chasten and humble him through suffering and sorrow. In the midst of prosperity the mind is elated, and in prosperity a man forgets himself; in hardship he is forced to reflect on himself, even though he be unwilling. In prosperity a man often destroys the good he has done; amidst difficulties he often repairs what he long since did in the way of wickedness."
    — King Alfred
     
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