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Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Two urns on Jove's high throne have ever stood, the source of evil one, and one of good; from thence the cup of mortal man he fills, blessings to these, to those distributes ills;
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirri
Cynical realism is the intelligent man's best excuse for doing nothing in an intolerable situation.
Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it's in my basement... let me go upstairs and check.
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It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
It is the mark of an intelligent man to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.

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