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American Lawyer, Speaker and Writer, 1857-1938
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As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.
At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he knows he can't.
Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat-tails
Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals
Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
First and last, it's a question of money. Those men who own the earth make the laws to protect what they have. They fix up a sort of fence or pen around what they have, and they fix the law so the fellow on the outside cannot get in. The laws are really organized for the protection of the men who rule the world. They were never organized or enforced to do justice. We have no system for doing justice, not the slightest in the world.
History repeats itself, and that's one of the things that's wrong with history
How can I ever thank you?
How did the snake walk before the temptation? Did it tilt on its tail like a wooden pole?
I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend than be one
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
I do not believe in God because I do not believe in Mother Goose
I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
I don't like spinach, and I'm glad I don't, because if I liked it I'd eat it, and I just hate it.
I had grown tired of standing in the lean and lonely front line facing the greatest enemy that ever confronted man-public opinion
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood.
I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure
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