“It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.”
“The United States was founded by the brightest people in the country — and we haven’t seen them since.”
“Fifty percent of people won’t vote, and fifty percent don’t read newspapers. I hope it’s the same fifty percent.”
“The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so.”
“There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.”
“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.”
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