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Sometimes I get the feeling the whole world is against me, but deep down I know that’s not true. Some smaller countries are neutral.

Robert Orben (b. 1927) American comedy writer, magician, speechwriter
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Added on 11-May-20 | Last updated 11-May-20
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Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.

Franklin Pierce Adams (1881-1960) American journalist and humorist
Nods and Becks (1944)
Added on 9-Sep-16 | Last updated 9-Sep-16
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Neither human applause nor human censure is to be taken as the test of truth. He who should satisfy himself either with being popular, or with being unpopular, would equally be taking man’s judgment for his standard. But either the one or the other should set us upon careful self-examination.

Richard Whately (1787-1863) English logician, theologian, archbishop
Sermon, Christ Church, Dublin (22 Oct 1837)
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Added on 8-Sep-14 | Last updated 8-Sep-14
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