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I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

~ Abraham Lincoln

No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
~ Alan Alda

Of all tyrannies a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
~ Clive Staples Lewis

Generations to come will find it difficult to believe that a man such as Gandhi ever walked the face of this earth.
~ Albert Einstein

History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

Frank It's the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girls dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day.
~ Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad


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