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Government
Things in our country run in spite of government, not by aid of it.
-- Will Rogers
Threats
We have more to fear from the bungling of the incompetent than from the machinations of the wicked.
-- Unknown
Human Nature
Man is not a rational animal, he is a rationalizing animal.
-- Robert A. Heinlein
Politics
Politics -- the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other.
-- Oscar Ameringer
Entertainment
Work is less boring than amusing oneself.
-- Charles Baudelaire.
Maturity
Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.
-- C. S. Lewis
Strength in Truth
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
-- Winston Churchill
Money
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
-- Oscar Wilde
Computer Science
A LISP programmer knows the value of everything, but the cost of nothing.
-- Alan Perlis
Growth
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.
-- John Ruskin.
The Future
What's past is prologue; what to come, in yours and my discharge.
-- William Shakespeare.
Politics
If voting could change the system, it would be illegal.
-- Unknown
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