That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came he saw and if he didn't entirely conquer - he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.

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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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    For the born traveller, travelling is a besetting vice. Like other vices, it is imperious, demanding its victim’s time, money, energy and the sacrifice of comfort.

    For the born traveller, travelling is a besetting vice. Like other vices, it is imperious, demanding its victim’s time, money, energy and the sacrifice of comfort.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

    We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

    It's impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life.

    It's impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life.

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