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My candle burns at both ends
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -
It gives a lovely light.

– Edna St. Vincent Millay, "A Few Figs from Thistles", 1920
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My case is a species of madness, only that it is a derangement of the Volition, and not of the intellectual faculties.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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My centre is giving way, my right is in retreat, situation excellent. I shall attack.
– Marechal Ferdinand Foch
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My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own parenthood, but it didn't because parenting can be learned only by people who have no children.
– Bill Cosby
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My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular level.
– Michael H. Hart
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My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.
– Emo Phillips
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My concern today is not with the length of a person's hair but with his conduct. (On campus radicals)
– Richard Milhous Nixon
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My constituency is the desperate, the damned, the disinherited, the disrespected and the despised.
– Jesse Louis Jackson
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My cool judgement is, that if all the other doctrines of devils which have been committed to writing since letters were in the world were collected together in one volume, it would fall short of this; and that, should a Prince form himself by this book, so calmly recommending hypocrisy, treachery, lying, robbery, oppression, adultery, whoredom, and murder of all kinds, Domitian or Nero would be an angel of light compared to that man.
– John Wesley
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My cosmos is mere free so spread it like a spree
– Iras
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My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope.
– Herbert Hoover
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My country, right or wrong, is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, My mother, drunk or sober.
– G. K. Chesterton
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My curiosity is my creativity on the way to discovery.
– "Why" on Quartz
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My darkness has been filled with the light of intelligence, and behold, the outer day-lit world was stumbling and groping in social blindness.
– Helen Keller
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My darling, we are about to depart on our first long journey in a long time.
– Ilse Luise Ledermann-Citroen
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My dear and old country, here we are once again together faced with a heavy trial.
– Charles De Gaulle
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My dear grandmother, we enjoy ourselves so much on our beloved Standart. Every day we go ashore with papa. Maria, Anastasia, and Aleksei go spearately. Olga and I go with papa, as papa walks a great deal, and Aleksei and the boys march up and down by the shore.
– Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
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My defenses were so great. The cocky rock and roll hero who knows all the answers was actually a terrified guy who didn't know how to cry. Simple.
– John Lennon
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My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
– Adlai E. Jr. Stevenson
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My definition of an expert in any field is a person who knows enough about what's really going to be scared.
– P. J. Plauger
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My design is organic, I don't control architecture, I grow it
– Marco Casagrande
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My doctor gave me two weeks to live. I hope they're in August.
– Ronnie Shakes
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My doctor says that I have a malformed public-duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fibre, and that I am therefor excused from saving Universes.
– Douglas Adams, Ford Prefect in "Life, the Universe, and Everything"
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My doctor says that I have a malformed public-duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fibre, and that I am therefore excused from saving Universes.
– Douglas Noel Adams
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