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It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more
doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage, than the creation of
a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit
by the preservation of the old institutions and merely lukewarm defenders
in those who would gain by the new ones.
-- Niccolo Machiavelli, 1513
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It must have been some unmarried fool that said "A child can ask questions
that a wise man cannot answer"; because, in any decent house, a brat that
starts asking questions is promptly packed off to bed.
-- Arthur Binstead
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It now costs more to amuse a child than it once did to educate his father.
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It occurred to me lately that nothing has occurred to me lately.
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It pays in England to be a revolutionary and a bible-smacker most of
one's life and then come round.
-- Lord Alfred Douglas
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It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.
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It proves what they say, give the public what they want to see and
they'll come out for it.
-- Red Skelton, surveying the funeral of Hollywood mogul
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It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones
slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much
-- Woody Allen, "Side Effects"
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It seems a little silly now, but this country
was founded as a protest against taxation.
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It seems appropriate to me that Mapplethorpe's perverse images should
be situated so close to Congress, which perpetuates a number of
unnatural acts upon the body politic every day, without benefit of
artificial lubrication or foreplay.
-- Pat Calafia's review of Camille Paglia's
"Sex, Art and American Culture"