Top 100 Disposed Quotes

#1. A prince need take little account of conspiracies if the people are disposed in his favor.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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#2. Having achieved such signal successes in the east, Russia and Roumania being both disposed of, the German leaders planned a campaign designed to crush Italy.

Kelly Miller

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#3. Make no mistake, abortion-on-demand is not a right granted by the Constitution. No serious scholar, including one disposed to agree with the Court's result, has argued that the framers of the Constitution intended to create such a right.

Ronald Reagan

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#4. The Modern-day so call "FREEDOM FIGHTERS" of Liberia does not have a "Political" ideology that they are willing to to die for; if you are not disposed to "DIE" for an ideology that will live than rallying people up is an act and hope of false promises.

Henry Johnson Jr

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#5. He was not an ill-disposed young man, unless to be rather cold hearted, and rather selfish, is to be ill-disposed ...

Jane Austen

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#6. Luckily ... there were Zulus and Afghans, also the Dervishes in the Soudan. Some of these might, if they were well-disposed, 'put up a show' some day.

Winston Churchill

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#7. None of the miracles with which ancient histories are filled, occurred under scientific conditions. Observation never once contradicted, teaches us that miracles occur only in periods and countries in which they are believed in and before persons disposed to believe in them.

Ernest Renan

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#8. Effective resistance to usurpers is possible only provided the citizens understand their rights and are disposed to defend them.

Alexander Hamilton

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#9. [Those] who have an excessive faith in their theories or in their ideas are not only poorly disposed to make discoveries, but they also make very poor observations.

Claude Bernard

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#10. I borrowed a hammer and the garage and disposed of both phones. I was pretty sure that I could have just pulled the batteries, but pretty sure wasn't good enough, so I used a hammer.

Patricia Briggs

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#11. How strange," continued the king, with some asperity; "the police think that they have disposed of the whole matter when they say, 'A murder has been committed,' and especially so when they can add, 'And we are on the track of the guilty persons.

Alexandre Dumas

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#12. We are, therefore, seeking how the mind can follow a smooth and steady course, well disposed to itself, happily regarding its own condition and with no interruption to this pleasure, but remaining in a state of peace with no ups and downs: that will be tranquillity.


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#13. As to my success here I cannot say much as yet: the Indians seem generally kind, and well-disposed towards me, and are mostly very attentive to my instructions, and seem willing to be taught further.

David Brainerd

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#14. You'll need someone's help to get it. If people like you, they will be disposed to give you their time and their efforts. And the better the quality of rapport you have with them, the higher the level of their cooperation.

Nicholas Boothman

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#15. No man who is correctly informed as to the past will be disposed to take a morose or desponding view of the present.

Thomas B. Macaulay

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#16. While a battle is raging one can see his enemy mowed down by the thousand, or the ten thousand, with great composure; but after the battle these scenes are distressing, and one is naturally disposed to do as much to alleviate the suffering of an enemy as a friend.

Ulysses S. Grant

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#17. In certain pious people I have found a hatred of reason, and have been favourably disposed to them for it: their bad intellectual conscience was at least exposed by that!

Friedrich Nietzsche

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#18. Their behaviour at the assembly had not been calculated to please in general; and with more quickness of observation and less pliancy of temper than her sister, and with a judgement too unassailed by any attention to herself, she was very little disposed to approve them.

Jane Austen

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#19. All government is, in its essence, organized exploitation, and in virtually all of its existing forms it is the implacable enemy of every industrious and well-disposed man.

H.L. Mencken

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#20. In the armies, and among every ten men, there must be one of more life, of more heart, or at least of more authority, who with his spirit, with his words, and with his example keeps the others firm and disposed to fight.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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#21. Have we not seen many times indeed human beings who, poor and naked, prostrate themselves before all the phantoms of fear, and rather than follow the teaching of well-disposed demons, obey the commandments of cruel demiurges?

Anatole France

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#22. I have long been disposed to judge men by their average. If it is reasonably high, I am charitable with faults that look pretty black.

E.W. Howe

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#23. When virtue is banished, ambition invades the minds of those who are disposed to receive it and avarice possesses the whole community.

Baron De Montesquieu

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#24. It seems that nature, which has so wisely disposed our bodily organs with a view to our happiness, has also bestowed on us pride, to spare us the pain of being aware of our imperfections.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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#25. But then what should I have done with you, Nina, how should I have disposed of the store of sadness that had gradually accumulated as a result of our seemingly carefree, but really hopeless meetings?

Vladimir Nabokov

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#26. Thus is Man that great and true Amphibium, whose nature is disposed to live, not onely like other creatures in divers elements, but in divided and distinguished worlds: for though there be but one to sense, there are two to reason, the one visible, the other invisible.

Thomas Browne

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#27. Love has an enormous number of connotations, and if somebody is a person who does kind acts as a way of life, if they are generally disposed to being caring and loving and doing things for other people, then kindness is a much stronger word than we make it out to be.

Susan Hill

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#28. A people contending for life and liberty are seldom disposed to look with a favorable eye upon either men or measures whose passions, interests or consequences will clash with those inestimable objects.

George Washington

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#29. We should always be disposed to believe that that which appears white is really black, if the hierarchy of the Church so decides.

Saint Ignatius

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#30. It is curious - but you cannot make a revolution without honest men ... Every revolution has had its honest men. They are soon disposed of afterwards.

Agatha Christie

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#31. If a country can only be rich by running a successful race for low wages, I should be disposed to say at once, perish such riches!

Thomas Malthus

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#32. My object is merely to give the reader a general introduction into an abode where, if so disposed, he may linger and loiter with me day by day until we gradually become familiar with all its localities.

Washington Irving

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#33. There are three classes of friendship and enmity, since men are so disposed to one another either by preference or by need or by pleasure and pain.


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#34. Just as an athlete with natural gifts may fail to develop the fundamental skills necessary to play their sport after their talent fades, so people naturally disposed to faith may fail to develop the skills necessary to sustain them for a lifetime.

Stanley Hauerwas

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#35. A man, doubtful of his dinner, or trembling at a creditor, is not much disposed to abstracted meditation, or remote enquiries.

Samuel Johnson

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#36. The idle man is the Devil's cushion, on which he taketh his free ease: who, as he is uncapable of any good, so he is fitly disposed for all evil motions.

Joseph Hall

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#37. If the soul be happily disposed, every thing becomes capable of affording entertainment, and distress will almost want a name.

Oliver Goldsmith

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#38. A prince need trouble little about conspiracies when the people are well disposed, but when they are hostile and hold him in hatred, then he must fear everything and everybody.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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#39. But there are other faculty here on campus who are not disposed to see notable scholarship ignored; and let it be known that, in the darkened, blood-strewn caverns of our offices, we are hewing our textbooks and keyboards into spears.

Julie Schumacher

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#40. Don't "pole-vault over mouse truds" - by the time you've discussed the many options available to you, the problem itself could have been long behind you had you simply disposed of those rodent droppings with a simple tissue and dumped them into the garbage!

Wayne W. Dyer

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#41. The whole tenour of female education ... tends to render the best disposed romantic and inconstant; and the remainder vain and mean.

Mary Wollstonecraft

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#42. I am disposed to be as content as a queen, and you try to stir me up to restlessness! To what end?
To the end of turning to profit the talents which God has committed to your keeping; and of which he will surely one day demand a strict account.

Charlotte Bronte

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#43. If the present generation, or any other, are disposed to be slaves, it does not lessen the right of the succeeding generation to be free: wrongs cannot have a legal descent.

Thomas Paine

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#44. All religious notions are uniformly founded on authority; all the religions of the world forbid examination, and are not disposed that men should reason upon them.

Baron D'Holbach

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#45. The meat market itself was probably a greater influence on Spare than his first school. It offered a spectacle of thousands of animal carcasses, which arrived under the market by a specially built railway before being displayed and disposed of at ground level.

Phil Baker

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#46. I am not disposed to complain that I have planted and others have gathered the fruits.

Charles Goodyear

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#47. The public lands are a public stock, which ought to be disposed of to the best advantage for the nation.

James Monroe

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#48. The horse on the treadmill may be very discontented, but he is not disposed to tell his troubles, for he cannot stop to talk.

Nellie L. McClung

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#49. None so nearly disposed to scoffing at religion as those who have accustomed themselves to swear on trifling occasions.

John Tillotson

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#50. Campaigns fail if they waste resources courting voters who are unpersuadable or already persuaded. Their most urgent task is to find and persuade the few voters who are genuinely undecided and the larger number who are favorably disposed but need a push to actually vote.

James Surowiecki

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#51. The Courts must declare the sense of the law; and if they should be disposed to exercise will instead of judgement; the consequences would be the substitution of their pleasure for that of the legislative body.

Alexander Hamilton

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#52. A virtuous and well-disposed person, like a good metal, the more he is fired, the more he is fined; the more he is opposed, the more he is approved: wrongs may well try him, and touch him, but cannot imprint in him any false stamp.

Cardinal Richelieu

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#53. This matter is best disposed of from a great height, over water.

Ernest Lehman

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#54. Lady Waggon Says That Any Bodies Found During A Weekend Party Should Be Disposed Of Discreetly, In Case Of Scandal.

Terry Pratchett

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#55. Beauties, when disposed to sleep,
Should from the eye of keen inspector keep:
The lovely nymph who would her swain surprise,
May close her mouth, but not conceal her eyes;
Sleep from the fairest face some beauty takes,
And all the homely features homelier makes.

George Crabbe

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#56. [ ... ] I could not go on for ever so: I want to enjoy my own faculties as well as to cultivate those of other people. I must enjoy them now; don't recall either my mind or body to the school; I am out of it and disposed for full holiday.

Charlotte Bronte

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#57. In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.

Henry David Thoreau

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#58. A society which reverences the attainment of riches as the supreme felicity will naturally be disposed to regard the poor as damned ... if only to justify itself for making their life a hell.

R. H. Tawney

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#59. Mankind is not disposed to look narrowly into the conduct of great victors when their victory is on the right side.

George Eliot

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#60. Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.

Jane Austen

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#61. I want my words to open a portal through which the reader may leave the self, migrate to some other human sky and return 'disposed' to otherness.

Sue Monk Kidd

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#62. More brave than firm,
and more disposed to dare
And die at once
than wrestle with despair ...

George Gordon Byron

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#63. The most serious Christians have always been well disposed towards me. I myself, an opponent of Christianity - de rigueur, am far from bearing a grudge against the individual for what is the fatality of millennia.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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#64. The body is so easily damaged, so easily disposed of, water and chemicals is all it is, hardly more to it than a jellyfish drying on sand.

Margaret Atwood

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#65. On her eighteenth birthday, my mother had disposed of a man-eating tiger that had ravaged the villages in the hills north of Hanoi. Now, without a moment's hesitation, she raised my father's gun, took aim and put a single, irreproachable bullet through my husband's head.

Angela Carter

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#66. Steve Trevor was dull and boring and I didn't like him much so I disposed of him.

Mike Sekowsky

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#67. Evil borders upon good, and vices are confounded with virtues; as the report of good qualities is delightful to a well-disposed mind, so the relation of the contrary should not be offensive.

Giraldus Cambrensis

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#68. When men are fighting for their lives they are not often disposed to be complimentary to those who are trying to kill them.

Winston S. Churchill

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#69. If you see to it each day that your conduct is impeccable, the following day will be completely clear, and you will be free to carry out your plans, always vigilant that you leave no loose ends. In this way, each new day will find you free and well disposed.

Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

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#70. It is the nature of carnivores to get power and then, having disposed of their enemies, to deploy the emollient powers of Great Art to make themselves look like herbivores.

Robert Hughes

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#71. The continent did not appeal: France was filled with irritating people; Spain was corrupt and unstable; Russia, impossible; Italy, absurd; Germany, rigid; Portugal, in decline. Holland, thought favorably disposed toward him, was dull. The United States of America, he decided, was a possibility.

Elizabeth Gilbert

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#72. Providence has done, and I am persuaded is disposed to do, a great deal for us; but we are not to forget the fable of Jupiter and the countryman.

George Washington

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#73. although she was disposed to follow the rules whenever possible, she was also willing to discard them when necessary.

Lisa Kleypas

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#74. Whether man is disposed to yield to nature or to oppose her, he cannot do without a correct understanding of her language

Jean Rostand

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#75. If science could get rid of consciousness, it would have disposed of the only stumbling block to its universal application.

Brand Blanshard

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#76. A society or culture which is disposed to view the world in Manichean terms will be more vulnerable to control by propaganda.

Alex Carey

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#77. Nations are less disposed to make revolutions in proportion as personal property is augmented and distributed among them, and as the number of those possessing it is increased.

Alexis De Tocqueville

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#78. In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.

Angela Carter

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#79. When a man is not disposed to hear music, there is not a more disagreeable sound in harmony than that of the violin.

Richard Steele

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#80. When a person feels disposed to over estimate his own importance, let him remember that mankind got along very well before his birth, and that in all probability they will they will get along very well after his death.

Charles Simmons

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#81. It is observed at sea that men are never so much disposed to grumble and mutiny as when least employed. Hence an old captain, when there was nothing else to do, would issue the order to scour the anchor.

Samuel Smiles

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#82. In their death as in their life the Latins are more socially disposed than we, and the graves in their cemeteries almost always touch each other, they are so closely crowded together.

Willa Cather

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#83. Have you finally grown so jealous of my impeccable fashion sense that you've decided to have me disposed of?

Brandon Sanderson

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#84. The well-known fact that the form of a specific substance, e.g. water, and hence its properties can alter without a change in composition was disposed of by the formal view that a physical, not a chemical, process was involved.

Wilhelm, Ostwald

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#85. Some thoughts are like old piece of belongings that need to be disposed to move on.

Richmond Akhigbe

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#86. She can be ornery now and then, vain for sure, petulant and impetuous, silly at times, ill disposed toward the help, even malicious and malevolent when angry, but, still, she has always been the one for me.

Rabih Alameddine

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#87. The old man began to sing. His voice was very lovely and obviously a part of something that the world had disposed of in its haste, evidence of a grander, kinder past.

Jesse Ball

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#88. Some of us are more favorably disposed than others.

John McCain

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#89. Man is more disposed to domination than freedom; and a structure of dominion not only gladdens the eye of the master who rears and protects it, but even its servants are uplifted by the thought that they are members of a whole, which rises high above the life and strength of single generations.

Wilhelm Von Humboldt

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#90. Every part is disposed to unite with the whole, that it may thereby escape from its own incompleteness.

Leonardo Da Vinci

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#91. I am but little disposed to put things in writing. One almost always regrets doing so.

Charles Baudelaire

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#92. Man is the only creature disposed to kill huge numbers of members of his own species, and his instrument is usually the state.

Joseph Sobran

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#93. Novels do not force their fair readers to sin, they only instruct them how to sin; the consequences of which are fully detailed, and not in a way calculated to seduce any but weak but weak minds; few of their heroines are happily disposed of.

Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

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#94. Whatever form it has, it [matter] will be disposed to receive another form; it never leaves off moving and casting off the form which it has in order to receive another ... It is therefore clear that all corruption, destruction, or defect comes from matter.


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#95. Science, as illustrated by the printing press, the telegraph, the railway, is a double-edged sword. At the same moment that it puts an enormous power in the hands of the good man, it also offers an equal advantage to the evil disposed.

Richard Jefferies

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#96. Man is constituted as a speculative being; he contemplates the world, and the objects around him, not with a passive indifferent eye, but as a system disposed with order and design.

John Herschel

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#97. But memory is less disposed to compromise

Albert Camus

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#98. Hanging one scoundrel, it appears, does not deter the next. Well, what of it? The first one is at least disposed of.

H.L. Mencken

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#99. I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion.

Patrick Henry

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#100. Both parties are injured by what is going on at Washington. Both are, therefore, more and more disposed to look for candidates outside of that atmosphere.

Rutherford B. Hayes

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