War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.

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Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.

Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.

He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past

He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser t

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than the one that comes after it.

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.

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    Sex is like money; only too much is enough.

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    Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.

    Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.

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