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Yes, it was...used to be my sig

'You must be careful reading health books; you may die of a misprint.'
-Mark Twain

Woman: 'You are drunk, sir!'
Winston Churchill: 'That may be, madam, but in the morning, I will be sober, and you will still be ugly.'

Churchill: 'Would you sleep with me for one million pouds?'
Woman: 'Well, of course.'
Churchill: 'Would you sleep with me for ten pounds?'
Woman: 'What do you think I am, a whore?'
Churchill: 'We have already established that, madam; we are simply haggling over price.'

'NUTS!'
-American general Harry W.O. Kinnard when asked to surrender to the German Army at the Battle of the Bulge

'God is dead.'
-Nietzsche

'Nietzsche is dead.'
-God

And finally, another Voltaire:

'If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent Him.'



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Woman: 'You are drunk, sir!'
Winston Churchill: 'That may be, madam, but in the morning, I will be sober, and you will still be ugly.'

Churchill: 'Would you sleep with me for one million pouds?'
Woman: 'Well, of course.'
Churchill: 'Would you sleep with me for ten pounds?'
Woman: 'What do you think I am, a whore?'
Churchill: 'We have already established that, madam; we are simply haggling over price.'
Weren't these two WC Fields, (I know they both smoked cigars)
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It's quite possible...I've always heard them attributed to Winston Churchill, but mistakes have been known to happen...



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"Whilst traveling through the Andes Mountains, we lost our corkscrew. Had to live on food and water for several days!"

"I was in love with a beautiful blonde once, dear. She drove me to drink. It's the one thing I am indebted to her for."

"I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally."

"always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite. and furthermore, always carry a small snake."

All from WC Fields, a man after my own liver.
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I am mindful not only of preserving executive powers for myself, but for predecessors as well.

I believe a marriage is between a man and a woman.

I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we're really talking about peace.

It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it.

Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods.

The thing that's wrong with the French is that they don't have a word for entrepreneur.


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'I take a glass of whiskey every night before bed as a preventative for toothache. I have never had the toothache, nor do I ever intend to.'

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'God is dead.'
-Nietzsche
the quotation is "god creates man, man kills god, god is dead."
it was a criticism of organized religion.

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It was indeed...the quote was shortened and memorized in my European History class, mostly as a buzzword-type of deal. And it makes a nice pair with the next one on that list...

Here's a good one from Thomas Paine:

'He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.'



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For any quoting i just go with Einstein.

Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction.
Albert Einstein

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are far greater.
Albert Einstein

Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.
Albert Einstein

If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Albert Einstein

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Albert Einstein

Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?
Albert Einstein

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
Albert Einstein

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Albert Einstein

A great tactician knows that victory is one part planning and nine parts faith

Remember Alex arrogance killed the person nobody liked.

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It was indeed...the quote was shortened and memorized in my European History class, mostly as a buzzword-type of deal. And it makes a nice pair with the next one on that list...

Here's a good one from Thomas Paine:

'He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.'
Right right. I see it quoted out of context so often, I felt obligated to defend the maligned Philosopher. He was very humanistic, in a way that was positive and strong, as opposed to "fluffy."

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