You will find the Americans much like the Greeks found the Romans: great, big, vulgar, bustling people more vigorous than we are and also more idle, with more unspoiled virtues but also more corrupt

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To be alive at all involves some risk.

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Power? It's like a Dead Sea fruit. When you achieve it, there is nothing there.

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Tradition does not mean that the living are dead, it means that the dead are living.

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