A. E. Housman

If a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.

A. E. Housman

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Thurgood Marshall Today's Constitution is a realistic document of freedom only because of several corrective amendments. Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness that I and other Blacks cherish.
Phil McGraw It's better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.
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William Tecumseh Sherman I would make this war as severe as possible, and show no symptoms of tiring till the South begs for mercy.
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Henry Miller In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.
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A. E. Housman

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