"Military justice is to justice what military music is to music."


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"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."


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"Love truth, but pardon error."


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"Experience is what you get while looking for something else."


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"Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to do."

R. G. Collingwood
R. G. Collingwood "Speculum Mentis"

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"This life is a hospital in which each patient is obsessed with the desire to change beds."


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"We desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have."


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"There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously."


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"Here's to your coffins: May they be made of hundred-year-old oaks, which we shall plant tomorrow."

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"The life of man is a long march through the night, surrounded by invisible foes, tortured by weariness and pain, towards a goal that few can hope to reach, and where none may tarry long."


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"If you have an apple and I have an apple, and we exchange apples, we both still only have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea, and we exchange ideas, we each now have two ideas."


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"There is no first world and third world. There is only one world, for all of us to live and delight in."


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"There are no strangers in this world, just friends we've never met."


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"Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling."


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"Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it."


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"Nature admits of no permanence in the relation between man and woman.... It is only man's egoism that wants to keep woman like some buried treasure. All endeavors to introduce permanence in love, the most changeable thing in this changeable human existence, have gone shipwreck in spite of religious ceremonies, vows, and legalities."


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"The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand."


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"Wedding: the point at which a man stops toasting a woman and begins roasting her."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

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"I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts."


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"If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers."

Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens "The Old Curiosity Shop"

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"If you can't appreciate it, you don't deserve it."


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"Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow."


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"Women can fake orgasms, men can fake the whole relationships."


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"Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art."


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"All that is not eternal is eternally out of date. "


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"If people should ever start to do only what is necessary millions would die of hunger."


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"The secret of the demagogue is to make himself as stupid as his audience so that they believe they are as clever as he."


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"It is well that war is so terrible — lest we should grow too fond of it."


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"Forgiveness is like the fragrance a flower gives after it's been stepped on."


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"Art is an experience, not the formulation of a problem."


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"Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane."


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"Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God."


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"Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it."


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"To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance."


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"Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during a moment."


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"It requires more courage to suffer than to die."


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"Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech."

Martin Farquhar Tupper
Martin Farquhar Tupper "Proverbial Philosophy"

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"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities."


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"When is a crisis reached? When questions arise that can't be answered."

Ryszard Kapusciński
Ryszard Kapusciński "A Warsaw Diary"

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"If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars."


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"Men despise religion; they hate it and fear it is true."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

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"If Socrates lived and died like a philosopher, Jesus lived and died like a God."


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"Every era has a currency that buys souls. In some the currency is pride, in others it is hope, in still others it is a holy cause."


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"The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament."


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"America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there."


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"Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example."


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"The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love."


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"A poet looks at the world as a man looks at a woman."


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