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America, I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

Goethe


I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Goethe


Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Goethe


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Goethe


To err is human, to repent, divine, to persist, devilish.

Goethe


A game can by God repent or we'll punish it. That's how they did it in Salem in the seventeenth century, and that's how we'll do it now.

Goethe


Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Goethe


What one fool can do, another can.

Goethe Johann Wolfgang von


Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.

Goethe Johann van





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