Diogenes struck the father when the son swore.
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No rule is so general, which admits not some exception.
When they are at Rome, they do there as they see done.
Going as if he trod upon eggs.
Make a virtue of necessity.
Him that makes shoes go barefoot himself.
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I had grown up in a humanist atmosphere, and war to me was never anything but horror, mutilation and senseless destruction, and I knew that many great and wise people felt the same way about it.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The United States must also continue to push the United Nations Security Council for strong action to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions. In the meantime, it is our job to take meaningful steps to eliminate the threats posed by Iran.