If you're going to be crazy you have to get paid for it or else you're going to be locked up.

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I hate to advocate drugs alcohol violence or insanity to anyone but they've always worked for me.

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.

No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel and no man so wise that he may

No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.

If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years about 600 people - including me - would

If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.

America... just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy

America... just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen, with all the money we need to buy guns, and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.

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    Jesus Christ knew he was God. So wake up and find out eventually who you really are. In our culture, of course, they’ll say you’re crazy and you’re blasphemous, and they’ll either put you in jail or in a nut house (which is pretty much the same thing). However if you wake up in India and tell your friends and relations, ‘My goodness, I’ve just discovered that I’m God,’ they’ll laugh and say, ‘Oh, congratulations, at last you found out.

    Being crazy isn't enough.

    Being crazy isn't enough.

    This is very midsummer madness.

    This is very midsummer madness.

    Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.

    Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.

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