At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks.
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America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
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It takes three to make a child.
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It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.
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when god decided to invent everything he took one reath bigger than a circustent and everything began
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Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink
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I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
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Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.
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The earth laughs in flowers.
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A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.
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It is with roses and locomotives (not to mention acrobats Spring electricity Coney Island the 4th of July the eyes of mice and Niagara Falls) that my poems are competing.
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A politician is an ass upon which everyone has sat except a man.
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Nothing recedes like progress.
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Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own.
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Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question.
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Cummings, E.E. (Edward. E.)

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