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Pain is life -- the sharper, the more evidence of life.
-- Charles Lamb

So when there is trust in verbal agreements, the trust is there before the words.
-- Lao-tzu

Nobody suffers the pain of birth or the anguish of loving a child in order for presidents to make wars, for governments to feed on the substance of their people, for insurance companies to cheat the young and rob the old.
-- Lewis Lapham

Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.
-- John Lehman, Secretary of the Navy 1981-1987

There is no such thing as an inevitable war. If war comes it will be from the failure of human wisdom.
-- Andrew B. Law

All men dream. Most men dream only at night, and their dreams dissolve in the realities of the day. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they will strive to turn their dreams into very truth.
-- D.H. Lawrence

Truth decays into beauty, while beauty soon becomes merely charm. Charm ends up as strangeness, and even that doesn't last, but up and down are forever.
-- The Laws of Physics

No animal should ever jump on the dining room furniture unless absolutely certain he can hold his own in conversation.
-- Fran Lebowitz

I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.
-- Herbert Henry Lehman

God is love, but get it in writing.
-- Gypsy Rose Lee

Nations which have lapsed from liberty, to a state of slavish subjection, have been brought to this unhappy condition by gradual paces.
-- Richard Henry Lee

I am a converted pagan in a nation of apostate puritans.
-- C. S. Lewis

She is the kind of woman who lives for others. You can spot the others by their hunted expression.
-- C.S. Lewis

Christian Fundamentalism: The doctrine that there is an absolutely powerful, infinitely knowledgeable, universe spanning entity that is deeply and personally concerned about my sex life.
-- Andrew Lias

Let none falter, who thinks he is right, and may succeed. But, if after all, we shall fail, be it so. We still shall have the proud consolation of saying to our consciences, and to the departed shade of our country's freedom, that the cause approved of our judgment, and adored of our hearts, in disaster, in chains, in torture, in death, we NEVER faltered in defending.
-- Abraham Lincoln, Dec. 26, 1839

The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
-- Abraham Lincoln, 1856.

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.
-- Abraham Lincoln

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
-- Abraham Lincoln

Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good.
-- Abraham Lincoln

Evolution doesn't take prisoners.
-- Lizard

I would rather live in a society which treated children as adults, than one which treated adults as children.
-- Lizard

All men have the right to dig their own graves, and I have the right to sell them the shovels.
-- Lizard

He was shown the smallness and tinsel emptiness of the little Earth gods, with their petty, human interests and connections -- their hatreds, rages, loves and vanities; their craving for praise and sacrifice, and their demands for faiths contrary to reason and nature.
-- H.P. Lovecraft, The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath

Nothing good ever comes of violence.
-- Martin Luther

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