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"Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to
know how to lie well."
"It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all."
"Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature."
"All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of
every organism to live beyond its income."
"Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them."