nova_starr (nova_starr) wrote in better_quotes,
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A few random quotes

No real theme here, sorry.

"War is the trade of kings."
-John Dryden (1691)

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us."
-Epicurus

"The most odious of concealed narcissisms -- prayer"
-John Fowles

"Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and instead of bleeding, he sings."
Ed Gardner

"We don't pay taxes. The little people pay taxes."
-Leona helmsley


"The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes"
-Stanley Kubrick

"I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me."
-Charles darwin

"It's very strange making a living out of yourself."
-James Taylor

"The want of a thing is perplexing enough, but the possession of it is intolerable."
-John Vanbrugh

"The enemies of Freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot."
-William Inge
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