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Do the best you can, and don't take life too serious.
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The American people are a very generous people and will forgive almost any weakness, with
the possible exception of stupidity.
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Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft. Look at the United
States, they have not had one since Lincoln.
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Letting the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than putting it back.
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George Washington was a politician and a gentleman. That's a rare combination.
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Everybody is excited over who will win the election in Chicago. The side with the most
machine guns will win it.
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The crime of taxation is not in the taking of it, it's in the way that it's spent.
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Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate; now what's going to happen to us with both
a Senate and a House?
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I doubt if a charging elephant, or a rhino, is as determined or hard to check as a socially
ambitious mother.
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Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is.
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Long ago when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft. Today
it's called golf.
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Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging
about it.
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If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
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There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works.
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I'm offended by political jokes. Too often they get elected.
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Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress
people they don't like.
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You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on
people.
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The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.
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Indians and primitive races were the highest civilized because they were more satisfied and
they depended less on each other and took less from each other.
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Politics ain't worrying this country one tenth as much as parking space.
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Put a good tax on beer and that would take care of the unemployment fund.
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History ain't what it is. It's what some writer wanted it to be.
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The Republican platform promises to do better. I don't think they have done so bad.
Everybody's broke but them.
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We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.
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Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on
advertising and they wouldn't have to advertise it.
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Nations are just like individuals. Loan them money and you lose their friendship.
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Lord, the money we do spend on Government and it's not one bit better than the government
we got for one-third the money twenty years ago.
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Government investigations have always contributed more to our amusement than they have to
our knowledge.
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I can remember when a man could be considered respectable without belonging to a golf
club.
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Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
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I am not a member of any organized party - I am a Democrat.
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This would be a great world to dance in if we didn't have to pay the fiddler.
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When I die, my epitaph or whatever you call those signs on gravestones is going to read:
"I joked about every prominent man of my time, but I never met a man I didn't like." I am so
proud of that I can hardly wait to die so it can be carved. And when you come to my grave
you will find me sitting there, proudly reading it.
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An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them
laugh.
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All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance.
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