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Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.


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A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
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Be scared. You can't help that. But don't be afraid. Ain't nothing in the woods going to hurt you unless you corner it, or it smells that you are afraid. A bear or a deer, too, has got to be scared of a coward the same as a brave man has got to be.
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The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in a brothel. In my opinion it's the perfect milieu for an artist to work in.
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The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
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To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.
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Well, between Scotch and nothin', I suppose I'd take Scotch. It's the nearest thing to good moonshine I can find.
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