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As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress that as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. (Quote by - George Washington)

The real argument against aristocracy is that it always means the rule of the ignorant. For the most dangerous of all forms of ignorance is ignorance of work. (Quote by - GK Chesterton)

It is always sound business to take any obtainable net gain, at any cost and at any risk to the rest of the community. (Quote by - Thorstein Veblen)

Sometimes the best gain is to lose. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Even though he was an enemy of mine, I had to admit that what he had accomplished was a brilliant piece of strategy. First, he punched me, then he kicked me, then he punched me again. (Quote by - Jack Handey)

That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment. (Quote by - Dorothy Parker)

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. (Quote by - Franklin P. Jones)

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. (Quote by - Milton Friedman)

Unless the religious claims of the Bible are again acknowledged, its literary claims will, I think, be given only 'mouth honour' and that decreasingly. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

Thankfully, beauty is easier to remove than apply, and a swipe of demaquillage in the right direction and you are you once again. (Quote by - Margaret Cho)

A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. (Quote by - Robertson Davies)

He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense. (Quote by - Plautus)

Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

The Democrats seem to be basically nicer people, but they have demonstrated time and again that they have the management skills of celery. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

I love listening to other musicians and seeing what they do to gain their distinctive respective sounds and edge. (Quote by - Bill Frisell)

The way to gain a friend is to be one (Quote by - Jules Michelet)

The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home. (Quote by - James Madison)

Every author should weigh his work and ask, 'Will humanity gain any benefit from it?' (Quote by - Nachman of Bratslav)

Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain. (Quote by - Euripides)

For everything you have missed you have gained something. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

I bought some batteries but they weren't included, so I had to buy them again. (Quote by - Steven Wright)

Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest. (Quote by - Epicurus)

How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)


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