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To Kill a Mockingbird, The Great Gatsby, Dracula, The Divine Comedy, The Dialogues of Plato, The Lord of the Rings, Bible, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Grimm's Fairy Tales, The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, and many many more.
The Caddy, The Crow, Clerks, Young Frankenstein, Saving Private Ryan, Clerks 2, Dracula, The Ten Commandments, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Secondhand Lions, The Boondock Saints, McLintock, Hondo, The Longest Day, The Sons of Katie Elder, True Grit, Rooster Cogburn, Oceans 11, and many more.
Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Gene Kelly, Elvis, Counting Crows, My Morning Jacket, Colin Hay, John Cale, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, MercyMe, Ramones, Waylon Jennings, and many more.
"I feel sorry for those who don't drink because when they wake up, it's the best they're gonna feel all day."
"Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death."
"The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force."
"Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play."
"Common sense is not so common."
"Cock your hat - angles are attitudes."
"I like women. I don't understand them, but I like them."
"I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies."
"Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings."
"As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities."
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."
"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."
-F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels."
"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring."
"Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices."
"Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected."
"Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile."
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
"From the text of the executive order:
Notwithstanding the temporary suspension imposed pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, the Secretaries of State and Homeland Security may jointly determine to admit individuals to the United States as…"
"There are tens of thousands of refugees fleeing persecution, war, famine, and death. What is a statistical blip to you, is a mother, a father, a son, a daughter--human beings who are subjected to the worst that humans can do to one another, and all…"
"I guess the underlying premise, that they have a right to be able to come here, isn't in my argument. There are so many other things we could be worrying about, like the 25 million North Koreans, that really the couple thousand refugees that…"
"What does that actually have to do with the matter? Because we have a high standard for entry we shouldn't consider refining or pausing the inflow while we work with other nations (who are not currently assisting us in the vetting process), to…"
"If you spent 3 years trying to get somewhere and someone told you that because you come from a certain place, not only are you not getting in right now, but you might not get in at all, how would you feel?
Not to mention, in some cases these folks…"
"Ok, so in spending 3 years of vetting, another 90 days will be that big of a deal? Remember, we're dealing specifically with countries that are NOT cooperating with the vetting process. Personally, I'd prefer we waited longer and had a…"
"What Obama did was a slow down, not a pause, and certainly not a "ban". There were still people coming in while the "slow down" was in effect. No one spent 3 years going through the process, only to be told during the…"