We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for we get rid of cant and hypocrisy.
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The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.
Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams.
Every doctor will allow a colleague to decimate a whole countryside sooner than violate the bond of professional etiquette by giving him away.
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
A joke, even if it be a lame one, is nowhere so keenly relished or quickly applauded as in a murder trial.