The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another
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I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely...
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Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
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The typical American of today has lost all the love of liberty, that his forefathers...
Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body
Temptation to behave is terrible
Saintliness is also a temptation