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To rule is to foresee....

To rule is to foresee.

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Winners are not judged....

Winners are not judged.

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God, grant us our desires, and...

God, grant us our desires, and grant them quickly.

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bad news travels faster than g...

bad news travels faster than good.

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Nothing is more difficult, in ...

Nothing is more difficult, in my opinion, than to avoid something that fundamentally attracts you.

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Don't worry about things you c...

Don't worry about things you cannot alter

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I praise loudly and I blame so...

I praise loudly and I blame softly.

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In my position you have to rea...

In my position you have to read when you want to write and to talk when you would like to read.

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The trouble is that my heart i...

The trouble is that my heart is loath to be without love even for a single hour. ... If you want to keep me forever, then show as much friendship as love, and more than anything else, love me and tell me the truth.

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I cannot live one day without ...

I cannot live one day without love.

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[On Peter III:] He did not hav...

[On Peter III:] He did not have a bad heart; but a weak man usually has not.

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The use of torture is contrary...

The use of torture is contrary to sound judgment and common sense. Humanity itself cries out against it, and demands it to be utterly abolished.

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What right can give anyone aut...

What right can give anyone authority to inflict torture upon a citizen when it is still unknown whether he is innocent or guilty?

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All punishments by which the h...

All punishments by which the human body might be maimed are barbarbarism.

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to tempt and be tempted are cl...

to tempt and be tempted are closely allied; and in spite of all the finest moral maxims buried in the mind, when emotion interferes, when feeling makes its appearance, one is already much further involved that one realizes, and I have still not learnt how to prevent its appearance.

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self-interest usually brings i...

self-interest usually brings injustice with it.

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If I may venture to be frank I...

If I may venture to be frank I would say about myself that I was every inch a gentleman ...

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the title of Queen rang sweet ...

the title of Queen rang sweet to my ears, child though I was. ... This idea of a crown began running in my head then like a tune, and has been running a lot in it ever since.

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I sincerely want peace, not be...

I sincerely want peace, not because I lack resources for war, but because I hate bloodshed.

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you must be gay; only thus can...

you must be gay; only thus can life be endured. I speak from experience for I have had to endure much, and have only been able to endure it because I have always laughed whenever I had the chance.

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Татьяна Самойлова и Пабло Пикассо во время Каннского кинофестиваля, 16 мая 1958 год и Девочки Playboy приветствует Хью Хефнера в Лондоне, 1970 год

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Девочки Playboy приветствует Хью Хефнера во время того , как его частный самолет приземляется в Лондоне, 1970 год. Шэрон Тейт демонстрирует недавно купленную детскую одежду, 1969 г. Дeбютный показ Ту-...