Self-righteousness has killed more people than smoking.

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There is only one thing more harmful to society than an elected official forgetting the promises he made in order to get elected

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Language is froth on the surface of thought.

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Both politicians and journalists face situations which strain their honesty and humanity. My opinion is that politicians on the average stand up somewhat better than journalists.

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If a person can be said to have the wrong attitude, there is no need to pay attention to his arguments.

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Never abandon a theory that explains something until you have a theory that explains more.

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My hobby of not attending meetings about recycling saves more energy than your hobby of recycling.

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Committing genocide on behalf of an institution generates greater loyalty to it than merely getting people fired from their jobs on its behalf.

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Suicidal terrorists may have short shelf lives.

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Hard distinctions make bad philosophy.

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An excessive knowledge of Marxism is a sign of a misspent youth.

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It is said that man doesn't live by bread alone. Sometimes this is unfortunate, because people who cannot live by bread alone too often kill other people in consequence of the fights they get into.

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Hardly anyone has noticed that in the Northern Hemisphere people stir their drinks counterclockwise, whereas the same people stir their drinks clockwise when visiting the Southern Hemisphere.

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