The average politician goes through a sentence like a man exploring a disused mine shaft-blind, groping, timorous and in imminent danger of cracking his shins on a subordinate clause or a nasty bit of subjunctive.
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What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.
The great charm of cats is their rampant egotism, their devil may care attitude toward responsibility, and their disinclination to earn an honest dollar.
For I was a collaborator with Destiny, not one who put a pistol to its head and demanded particular treasures
The love that dare not speak its name has become the love that won't shut up
You never see what you want to see, forever playing to the gallery.
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