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A Quote by Helen Rowland on blush, kiss, laughter, police, and women

Some women blush when they are kissed, some call for the police, some swear, some bite. But the worst are those who laugh.

Helen Rowland (1876 - 1950)

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A Quote by G. Steiner on chess, contentment, history, investment, kindness, mathematics, music, police, reality, and wealth

For all their wealth of content, for all the sum of history and social institution invested in them, music, mathematics, and chess are resplendently useless (applied mathematics is a higher plumbing, a kind of music for the police band). They are metaphysically trivial, irresponsible. They refuse to relate outward, to take reality for arbiter. This is the source of their witchery.

G. Steiner

Source: The American Mathematical Monthly, v. 101, no. 9, November, 1994.

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A Quote by Earl Wilson on husbands, police, study, and women

An exhaustive study of police records shows that no woman has ever shot her husband while he was doing the dishes.

Earl Wilson (1907 - 1987)

Source: Field Newspaper Syndicate

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A Quote by Dora Russell on army, incompetence, laws, marriage, and police

Marriage laws, the police, armies and navies are the mark of human incompetence.

Dora Russell (1894 - 1986)

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A Quote by Don Bassingthwaite on betrayal, darkness, friendship, police, secrets, and trust

There was too much noise. Sirens from police cars and ambulances. Shouts from the crowd on the street eighteen floors below. Traffic from other streets and all of the noises of San Francisco. Mostly, though, there were the voices. Whispering to him. Reminding him of the dark things he had done - all of the little things he had forgotten, all of the big things he had tried to forget. Mostly they reminded him of his biggest secret, a betrayal of trust and friendship long ago. He squeezed his eyes shut as if that could somehow keep the voices away.

Don Bassingthwaite

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A Quote by Bobcat Goldthwait on police

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Bobcat Goldthwait

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A Quote by Ayn Rand on army, crime, fraud, government, laws, police, purpose, rules, and violence

The only proper purpose of a government is to protect man's rights, which means: to protect him from physical violence. . . . The only proper functions of a government are: the police, to protect you from criminals; the army, to protect you from foreign invaders; and the courts, to protect your property and contracts from breach or fraud by others, and to settle disputes by rational rules, according to objective law.

Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982)

Source: Atlas Shrugged, 1957

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on force and police

POLICE, n. An armed force for protection and participation.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on cooperation, justice, kindness, men, peace, police, and trust

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on faith, force, police, and time

To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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