"I fear explanations explanatory of things explained."
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"Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators."
"Ambition -- it is the last infirmity of noble minds."
"All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind."
"What I aspired to be and was not, comforts me."
"'Tis not what man does which exalts him, but what man Would do!"
"Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do."
"Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?"
"You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it."
"It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it."
"The cost of living has gone up another dollar a quart."
"Somebody left the cork out of my lunch."
"A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into."
"Wine hath drowned more men than the sea."
"Fill it up. I take as large draughts of liquor as I did of love. I hate a flincher in either."
"Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee."
"Ale, man, ale's the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think."
"Malt does more than Milton can to justify God's ways to man."
"They who drink beer will think beer."
"If merely feeling good could decide, drunkenness would be the supremely valid human experience."
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