If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.
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Emile Hirsch Maybe you will be afraid and maybe you will fail, but the courage to take risks in any part of your life is, I feel, a very worthwhile way to live.
Marco Rubio Americans chose a limited government that exists to protect our rights, not to grant them.
Joe Moore You can't trust a promise someone makes while they're drunk, in love, hungry, or running for office.
Hannah Arendt To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious.
Voltaire How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.
James Levine Most people treat the office manual the way they treat a software manual. They never look at it.
Mitt Romney Since Castro took power, the Cuban people have been denied basic human freedoms. No freedom of religion, no freedom of the press, no political freedom. And the regime uses brutality and violence to suppress these freedoms and impose its will.
Floyd Patterson Fear was absolutely necessary. Without it, I would have been scared to death.
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Gary Gygax Gaming in general is a male thing. It isn't that gaming is designed to exclude women. Everybody who's tried to design a game to interest a large female audience has failed. And I think that has to do with the different thinking processes of men and women.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself.
Thomas Fuller Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks.
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Bono Marriage is this grand madness, and I think if people knew that, they would perhaps take it more seriously.
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