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Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
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(Chicago is) the only major city in the country where you can easily buy your way out of a murder rap.
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(Discussing the issue of slavery) - I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me.
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[The Republicans] offer . . . a detailed agenda for national renewal. . . . [On] reducing illegitimacy . . . the state will use . . . funds for programs to reduce out-of-wedlock pregnancies, to promote adoption, to establish and operate children's group homes, to establish and operate residential gr...
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2,400,000 Americans play the accordion - hopefully not at the same time.
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42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.
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90% of the divorces are initiated by women. That is really odd. Why? What's going on? What's the great discontent at the heart of it?
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90% of the putts that are short don't go in.
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99 percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name.
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A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.
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A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
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A bad liver is to a Frenchman what a nervous breakdown is to an American. Everyone has had one and everyone wants to talk about it.
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A bad penny always turns up.
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A ball player's got to be kept hungry to become a big-leaguer. That's why no boy from a rich family ever made the big leagues.
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A battle won is a battle which we will not acknowledge to be lost.
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A Bay Area Bisexual told me I didn't quite coincide with either of her desires.
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A bean in liberty is better than a comfit in prison.
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A beautiful woman moved in next door. So I went over and returned a cup of sugar. You didn't borrow this."I will."
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A beauty is a woman you notice; A charmer is one who notices you.
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A beggarly people, A church and no steeple.
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A behaviourist is someone who pulls habits out of rats.
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A bellyful is one of meat, drink, or sorrow.
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A benefit cited by way of reproach is equivalent to an injury.
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A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.
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A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
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A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices.
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