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On 16 September 1985, when the Commerce Department announced that the United States had become a debtor nation, the American Empire died.
– Gore Vidal
On a good day, I view the job of president as directing an orchestra. On the dark days, it is more like that of a clutch-engaging the engine to effect forward motion, while taking greater friction.
– A Bartlett Giamatti
On a group of theories one can found a school; but on a group of values one can found a culture, a civilization, a new way of living together among men.
– Ignazio Silone
On a long journey of human life, faith is the best of companions it is the best refreshment on the journey and it is the greatest property.
– Buddha
On a plane you can pick up more and better people than on any other public conveyance since the stagecoach.
– Anita Loos
On a soft snow, even a sparrow leaves a trace; the important thing is to leave a trace on a steel plate!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.
– Will Rogers
On account of us being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.
– Will Rogers
On action alone be thy interest, Never on its fruits. Let not the fruits of action be thy motive, Nor be thy attachment to inaction.
– Bhagavad Gita
On action alone be thy interest,
Never on its fruits.
Let not the fruits of action be thy motive,
Nor be thy attachment to inaction.

– Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2
On being an actor .nothing more than a worker in a service occupation . It's like being a waiter or a gas station attendant, but I'm waiting on 6 million people in a week if I'm lucky.
– Harrison Ford
On CBS Radio the news of his Ed Murrow's death, reportedly from lung cancer, was followed by a cigarette commercial.
– Alexander Kendrick
On doing another talk show It would be like going back to a relationship. Ever do that You go out with a girl you used to date, she looks so damn good, and then at a certain point you say, Boy, now I remember. I know why I left
– Arsenio Hall
On Fathers Day, we again wish you all happy birthday.
– Ralph Kiner
On hearing of the 1930's miners' strike "What do those earthworms want now?
– Lady Nancy Astor
On her first meeting with he ex-husband, Steven Seagal He reminded me of an alien.
– Kelly Le Brock
On his deathbed Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuse are for all -- the soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.
– Mark Twain
On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
– Buddha
On love I have no respect for anyone who says they've given up, or that they're not looking or that they're tired. That is to abrogate one's responsibility as a human being.
– Harlan Ellison
On marriage Look for a sweet person. Forget rich.
– Estee Lauder
On Monday mornings I am dedicated to the proposition that all men are created jerks.
– H. Allen Smith, "Let the Crabgrass Grow"
On my income tax 1040 it says 'Check this box if you are blind.' I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away.
– Tom Lehrer
On packing Lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then, take half the clothes and twice the money.
– Susan Butler Anderson
On reflection, one of the things I needed to learn was to allow myself to be loved.
– Isha McKenzie-Mavinga
On September 17, 1914, Erzberger, the well-known German statesman, an eminent member of the Catholic Party, wrote to the Minister of War, General von Falkenhayn, We must not worry about committing an offence against the rights of nations nor about violating the laws of humanity. Such feelings today are of secondary importance? A month later, on October 21, 1914, he wrote in Der Tag, If a way was found of entirely wiping out the whole of London it would be more humane to employ it than to allow the blood of A SINGLE GERMAN SOLDIER to be shed on the battlefield!
– Georges ClĂ©menceau

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