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A Man of the People (1966)
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A man of worth never gets up to unsay what he said yesterday.
When a mad man walks naked, it is his kinsmen who feel shame, not himself.
In such a regime, I say, you died a good death if your life had inspired someone to come forward and shoot your murderer in the chest—without asking to be paid.
A goat does not eat into a hen's stomach no matter how friendly the two may be.
As a rule I don't like suffering to no purpose. Suffering should be creative, should give birth to something good and lovely.
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The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more.
November 16, 1930
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