January 2017
"A day without laughter is a day wasted."

"A man's true character comes out when he's drunk."

"All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl."

"Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself."

"I am an individual and a believer in liberty. That is all the politics I have."

"I am at peace with God; my conflict is with man."

"I am for people. I can't help it."

"I am not religious in the dogmatic sense… I neither believe nor disbelieve in anything."

"I am what I am: an individual, unique and different, with a lineal history of an ancestral promptings and urgings, a history of dreams, desires, and of special experiences, of all of which I am the sum total."

"I believe that faith is a precursor of all our ideas."

"I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician."

"In the end, everything is a gag."

"Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot."

"Look up to the sky, You'll never find rainbows, If you’re looking down."

"My prodigious sin was, and still is, being a non-conformist."

"Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles."

"The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury."

Wars, conflict, it's all business. "One murder makes a villain. Millions a hero". Numbers sanctify.

"We think too much and feel too little."

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"Alas, regardless of their doom, The little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come, Nor care beyond today."

"And weep the more, because I weep in vain."

"Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathom’d caves of ocean bear: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air."

"Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn."

"The applause of list'ning senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their hist'ry in a nation's eyes."

"The paths of glory lead but to the grave."

"Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune, He had not the method of making a fortune."

"Visions of glory, spare my aching sight! Ye unborn ages, crown not on my soul."

"Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise."

"Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms."

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"A people... who are possessed of the spirit of commerce, who see and who will pursue their advantages may achieve almost anything."

"Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness."

"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company."

"Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence; true friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation."

"But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with."

"Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all."

"Every post is honorable in which a man can serve his country.

"Example, whether it be good or bad, has a powerful influence."

"Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder."

"Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation."

"Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism."

"Harmony, liberal intercourse with all nations, are recommended by policy, humanity, and interest."

"Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life."

"Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected."

"I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world."

"I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy."

"I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man."

"If men are to be precluded from offering their sentiments on a matter which may involve the most serious and alarming consequences that can invite the consideration of mankind, reason is of no use to us; the freedom of speech may be taken away, and dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."

"If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."

"It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one."

"It is infinitely better to have a few good men than many indifferent ones."

"Let us therefore animate and encourage each other, and show the whole world that a Freeman, contending for liberty on his own ground, is superior to any slavish mercenary on earth."

"Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth."

"Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all."

"Parade with me my brave fellows, we will have them soon!"

"The common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to discourage and restrain it."

"The due administration of justice is the firmest pillar of good Government."

"There can be no greater error than to expect or calculate upon real favors from nation to nation."

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace."

"When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen."

"Without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive. And with it, everything honorable and glorious."

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Some people think that modern technology has more negative effects on our lives than positive ones. Do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion.

The innovation and latest technological advancements is a topic of great controversy these days.No doubt, the advancement of technology has made our lives lot easier but the cost we are paying is a lot more then we can think of or we see around us today. The adverse impact of technology can be seen easily on our health.

In recent years, the development of technology has changed the world to a great extent. The infrastructure, standard of education, transport system, health system etc all are affected by technology. Each and every task today is being performed with the help of machines for an instance we rely on machines for simple jobs like easy calculations to complicated jobs seeking multi-tasking at the same time. And this over dependent nature over the machines slowly degrading our skills rather.

Another great impact of technology over the humans would be the growing distance between each other. There are various reasons for weakening our relationships with our dear ones, with those who need us most and the root cause is technology again for example kids today have very little time for their family and friends because they are busy with their virtual friends over social networking sites like Facebook, Snapchat or Instagram. And this is leading to very serious consequences.

However, certainly, technology has helped us to grow and achieve too much in a short span of time in the area of health, science, education, communication etc. But the adverse effects of technology overweigh the benefits if we look at it in a broad way.