Supposed I don't want to redeem myself? Why should I fight to uphold the system that cast me out? I shall take pleasure in seeing it smashed.
("Gone With the Wind")
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The history of the versions is a history of doctrine and dispute.
Babies, babies, babies. Why did God make so many babies? But no, God didn't make them. Stupid people made them.
Crackers are short on sparkle.
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The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal.
E. M. Forster