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    If nobody makes you do it, it counts as fun. (Thomas Hobbes) Shot in the foot! His little sabotage had worked as arranged. And...
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    Wealth is good, and if it comes our way we will take it; but a gentleman does not sell himself for wealth. (Henry Rider Haggard) The...
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    The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal. (Aristotle) These Turks were indeed in train of adding a...
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    I was born for a storm and a calm does not suit me. (Andrew Jackson) Mud had become a major problem, in particular along the lower...
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    What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself. (Abraham Lincoln) Racism was not a matter of skin colour; it was a matter of...
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    Remember, the greater the opportunity, the fewer are those who see it. (James Cook) It was a severe setback. Jimbo Owens was...
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    Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality. (Lewis Carroll) Being short was an advantage – when it came to being...
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    Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. (Aldous Huxley) As spring was giving way to the summer of 1961, Fritz...
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    Men in rage strike those that wish them best. (William Shakespeare) The DVP blokes, who had saved Egon’s hide some weeks ago, were a...
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    The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness. (Joseph Conrad)...
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    Man has an instinctive tendency to speak, as we see in the babble of our young children, but no child has an instinctive tendency to...
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    Life is divine chaos. It’s messy, and it’s supposed to be that way. (John Keats) Victory Day was no big affair at Boënde...
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    Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power. (René Descartes) Victory Day! Funfair like you wouldn’t...
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    The great object of life is sensation – to feel that we exist, even though in pain. (Lord Byron) Good grief! The torturers knew no...
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    All the people like us are we, and everyone else is they. (Rudyard Kipling) Yeah, the Ardayda had agreed to keep the peace. The promise...
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