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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I sit on a man's back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means -- except by getting off his back.

Leo Tolstoy

Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows.

Michael Landon

All that I've learned, I've forgotten. The little I still know, I've guessed.

Sbastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort

Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling. - Epistulae ad Lucilium

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Government expands to absorb revenue - and then some.

Tom Wicker

Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.

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Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.

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