• O, popular applause! What heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?
    O, popular applause! What heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?
    ~ William Cowper
  • Friendly Americans win American friends.
    ~ United States Travel Service, 1963
  • The right to bear arms is slightly less ridiculous than the right to arm bears.
    ~ Chris Addison
  • Someone once said that the difference between William James and Henry James was that the former was a psychologist who wrote like a novelist while the latter was a novelist who wrote like a psychologist.
    ~ Archibald Henderson, "Aspects of Contemporary Fiction." The Arena, July 1906
  • I am stuck on Band-Aid, and Band-Aid's stuck on me.
    ~ Advertising jingle for Band-Aid bandages
  • Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive hatred, and when they meet upon the same road, one of them has to give place.
    ~ Charles Baudelaire
  • People the world over have always been more impressed by the power of our example than by the example of our power.
    ~ Bill Clinton, August 2008
  • Do I love you because you're beautiful? Or are you beautiful because I love you?
  • If black men have no rights in the eyes of the white men, of course the whites can have none in the eyes of the blacks.
    ~ Frederick Douglass, An Appeal to Congress for Impartial Suffrage
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