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The myrtle is always a myrtle, though it be among nettles.
Believe a boaster as you would a liar.
The sun passes over filth and is not defiled.
He is not a good mason who refuses any stone.
A little stone overturns a great cart.
The best swimmer is the first to drown himself.
Good or bad we must all live.
That happens in a moment which may not happen in a hundred years.
Error is no payment.
Give neither counsel nor salt till you are asked for it.
Others’ bread has seven crusts.
When a man has fallen into the mire, the more he flounders the more he fouls himself.
Not all are asleep who have their eyes shut.
There’s a moment of recognition. It’s that white-light kind of stuff that just “works.” I love that.
You know, I’m a Republican, I’m a Conservative, I voted for George Bush.
I have ever deemed it more honorable and more profitable, too, to
Talking about the future, like we had a clue. Never plans that one day, I’d be losing you
. . . and I don’t expect him to suborn his life into mine
The separation of church and state has been a cornerstone of American
My parents loved me. My father used to carry me around on
No society can possibly be built on a denial of individual freedom.