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I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.

~ Dwight D Eisenhower

Principal Mr. Madison, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.
~ Billy Madison

If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling.
~ Joseph Addison

The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them.
~ Socrates

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government -- he promised Dad he'd go straight.
~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


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