A lot of people have asked me whether I am a cynic or take a cynical view of politics and are often surprised when I say that I consider myself an optimist, but an optimist dressed in the robes of a realist.
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Author: Beau Willimon
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Thomas C. Foster
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Heaven without love : what a hell. (Paradis sans amour : voilà ce qu'est l'enfer)
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A tomb now suffices him for whom the world was not enough.]
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If you would be wealthy think of saving as well as of getting.
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The one who never repents shall be the one who never sleeps.
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