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Marley was a Rasta; Moses was a Jew;
Jesus was an outlaw, just like me & you.
Let love be our religion; until this life is through,
The next best thing to heaven is a sinful life with you.
-- T3

The first and most imperative necessity in war is money, for money means everything else.
-- Ida Tarbell

Militarism is a characteristic, not of an army, but of a society.
-- R.H. Tawney

Until you stalk and overrun, you can't devour anyone.
-- Tiger aphorism

Fight the good fight of faith.
-- I Timothy. VI. 12.

After I asked him what he meant, he replied that freedom consisted of the unimpeded right to get rich, to use his ability, no matter what the cost to others, to win advancement.
-- Norman Thomas

Many are concerned about the monuments of the West and the East, - to know who built them. For my part, I should like to know who in those days did not build them, - who were above such trifling. But to proceed with my statistics.
-- H. Thoreau, Walden

Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
-- Paul Tillich

I've always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.
-- Lily Tomlin

Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.
-- Lily Tomlin

You will be called upon to account for all the permitted pleasures in life you did not enjoy while on earth.
-- the Torah

We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries.
-- Harry S. Truman

[T]he first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone.
-- Sojourner Truth, 1851

We enact many laws that manufacture criminals, and then a few that punish them.
-- Allen Tucker

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear -- not absence of fear.
-- Mark Twain

The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
-- Mark Twain

Always do right; this will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
-- Mark Twain

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
-- Mark Twain

It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have these three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience and the prudence never to practice either of them.
-- Mark Twain

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
-- Mark Twain

Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.
-- Mark Twain

I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
-- Mark Twain

The principle difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives.
-- Mark Twain

There are three kinds of lies -- lies, damned lies, and statistics.
-- Mark Twain

Be good, and you will be lonesome.
-- Mark Twain

It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
-- Mark Twain

Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
-- Mark Twain

Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
-- Mark Twain

One of the proofs of the immortality of the soul is that myriads have believed it -- they also believed the world was flat.
-- Mark Twain

The surest protection against temptation is cowardice.
-- Mark Twain

There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.
-- Mark Twain

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
-- Mark Twain

...nothing between me
and the white fire of the stars
but my thoughts...
-- Mary Oliver Twelve Moons

A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until a majority of voters discover that they can vote themselves largess out of the public treasury.
-- Alexander Tytler

Collie Collier
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