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Armed Drug Trafficking
"With my boat, I carry'd away every Thing."
Daniel Defoe

Copyright
"No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money."
James Boswell

Censorship of Movies
"Any journalist may publish an article, any demagogue may deliver a speech without giving notice to the government or obtaining its license."
George Bernard Shaw

What is Golf?
"A good walk spoiled."
Mark Twain


Shaw
Shaw
Conscientious Objection
"Van der Veer refuses military service, not because he follows the commandment. 'Thou shalt do no murder,' not because he is a Christian, but because he holds murder to be opposed to human nature."
Tolstoy

Survivor's Benefits
"If the law supposes that," said Mr. Bumble, squeezing his hat emphatically in both hands, "the law is a ass -- a idiot. If that's the eye of the law, the law's a bachelor; and the worst I wish the law is that his eye may be opened by experience."
Charles Dickens


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