Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can belt them over the head with a sledgehammer.
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My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
Everyone thought I was bold and fearless and even arrogant, but inside I was always quaking.
If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.
. . . as one goes through life one learns that if you don't paddle your own canoe, you don't move.
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