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I wonder what language truckdrivers are using, now that everyone is using theirs?
Things aren't as bad as they seem. They are worse.
(1623—1662), French mathmaticianscientist
If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.
(1623—1662), Lettres Provinciales, XVI, 1656
I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.
(1623—1662), Pensees, 1670
It is not certain that everything is uncertain.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction
"Being married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in bed."
There is no female Mozart because there is no female Jack the Ripper.
A critic is a legless man who teaches running.
U.S. female impressionist
I'd rather be black than gay because when you're black you don't have to tell your mother.