Quotes by Nikolai Gogol

It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry.

Nikolai Gogol

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Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizens to keep and bear arms. This is not to say that firearms should not be carefully used and that definite safety rules of precaution should not be taught and enforced. But the right of the citizens to bear arms is just one guarantee against arbitrary government and one more safeguard against a tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible.

Hubert Humphrey

I hope if dogs ever take over the world, and they choose a king, they don't just go by size, because I bet there are some Chihuahuas with some good ideas.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

A court is a place where what was confused before becomes more unsettled than ever.

Henry Waldorf Francis

National Health Insurance: The compassion of the IRS The efficiency of the Postal Service All at Pentagon prices!!!!

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It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but not for a serious-minded man to marry a lighthearted woman.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.

Samuel Johnson »

Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile.

Sir Wilfred Grenfell »