Quotes by Philo Vance

The democratic theory is that if you accumulate enough ignorance at the polls, you produce intelligence.

Philo Vance

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There is nothing that gives a man consequence, and renders him fit for command, like a support that renders him independent of everybody but the State he serves.

George Washington

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.

T.S. Eliot

Why is it that we will laugh at a man in a clown outfit, but we won't laugh at a man just walking down the street carrying a clown outfit in one of those plastic dry-cleaner bags

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.

Henry David Thoreau, Walden 1854

Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.

John Lahr

Something ignoble, loathsome, undignified attends all associations between people and has been transferred to all objects, dwelling, tools, even the landscape itself.

Bertolt Brecht »

The journey of a thousand leagues begins from beneath your feet.

Lao-Tzu »