In a closed society where everybody's guilty the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves the only final sin is stupidity.

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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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    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

    We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

    Society is our extended mind and body.

    Society is our extended mind and body.

    They say I'm old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!

    They say I'm old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!

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