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Born: 1917-12-16
Profession: Journalist
Nation: American
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The beauty of a strong, lasting commitment is often best understood by men incapable of it.

Tags: Beauty, Best, Men

It is function of government to invent philosophies to explain the demands of its own convenience.

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A neighborhood is where, when you go out of it, you get beat up.

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A political convention is not a place where you can come away with any trace of faith in human nature.

Tags: Faith, Nature, Political

No great scoundrel is ever uninteresting.

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The faces in New York remind me of people who played a game and lost.

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To say that an idea is fashionable is to say, I think, that is has been adulterated to a point where it is hardly an idea at all.

Tags: Hardly, Idea, Point

We are a government of laws. Any laws some government hack can find to louse up a man who's down.

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A man can look upon his life and accept it as good or evil; it is far, far harder for him to confess that it has been unimportant in the sum of things.

Tags: Evil, Good, Life

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host! Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!

Tags: Blessings, Father, God

Redeem thy misspent time that's past, And live this day as if thy last.

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Remember that God under the Law ordained a Lamb to be offered up to Him every Morning and Evening.

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Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed.

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When you read any great mystery, recorded in holy Writ, you are to prostrate your Reason to Divine Revelation.

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O blessed Saviour, give me grace like Thee, to make Religion my first, and chiefest care, and devoutly to observe, all solemn times, and all holy Rites, which relate to Thy worship.

Tags: Blessed, Care, Religion