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Tax reform means "Don't tax you, don't tax me, tax that fellow behind the tree."

Ben Franklin


The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

Franklin Ben


University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Franklin Ben


When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Franklin Ben


I never trust a man unless I've got his pecker in my pocket.

Franklin Benjamin


A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.

Franklin Benjamin


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Franklin Benjamin


He thinks the Gettysburg Address is where Lincoln lived.

Franklin Benjamin


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Franklin Benjamin


The Priest's grey nimbus in a niche where he dressed discreetly. I will not sleep here tonight. Home also I cannot go. A voice, sweetened and sustained, called to him from the sea. Turning the curve he waved his hand. A sleek brown head, a seal's,

Franklin Benjamin


He hath eaten me out of house and home.

Franklin Benjamin


I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach. Oh, tell me that I may s

Franklin Benjamin


The fact that Hitler was a political genius unmasks the nature of politics in general as no other can.

Franklin Benjamin


Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Franklin Benjamin





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Now it is such a bizarrely improbable coincidence that anything so mind- bogglingly useful could have evolved purely by chance that some thinkers have chosen to see it as a final and clinching proof of the non-existence of God. The argument follows:
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