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#1. I knew then that the Christian Church thrives on hypocrisy, and that man's carnal nature will out! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#2. Satanists are encouraged to indulge in the seven deadly sins, as they need hurt no one; they were only invented by the Christian Church to insure guilt on the part of its followers. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#3. It's a cinch that if you read it in an occult periodical or paperback, everyone's doing it. That should be your cue to avoid such stuff, lest you be relegated to the same readership level. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#4. If you're going to be a sinner, be the best sinner on the block. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#5. The only thing Christianity ever contributed to Satanism was the name - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#6. How could you set yourself up as the most powerful institution on earth? You first find out what every man feels at least once a day, establish that as a sin, and set yourself up as the only institution capable of pardoning that sin. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#7. Intrinsically evil people are often hypocrites who make a show of their Goodguy Badge; without an enemy to plague them they could never in any believable sense become Good. This - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#8. The ecclesiastical description of Hell is that of a horrible place of fire and torment; in Dante's Inferno, and in northern climes, it was thought to be an icy cold region, a giant refrigerator. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#9. Man prides himself on being the only animal who can modify his nature, yet when he chooses to do so he is called a phony. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#10. I visualize a day when tridents and pentagrams are thrust into the sky from church roofs instead of crosses. I have a legacy to fulfill, and it will be fulfilled. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#11. Magic is never totally scientifically explainable, but science has always been, at one time or another, considered magic. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#12. Don't waste your time with people who will ultimately destroy you, but concentrate instead on those who will appreciate your responsibility to them, and, likewise, feel responsible to you. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#13. The first time I read the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, my instinctive reaction was, so what's wrong with THAT? Isn't that the way any master plan should work? Doesn't the public deserve - nay, demand - such despotism? - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#14. To the Maker the archetype, the self-sustainer, human interaction is usually a waste of the most precious thing in his vital existance: time. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#15. Do unto others as they do unto you. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#16. The true test of anyone's worth as a living creature is how much he can utilize what he has. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#17. Those who spell Magic with a K aren't. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#18. You ever read Anton LaVey? - Author: Ken Bruen
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#19. I like raunchiness, not like in a biker-chick sort of a way, but like the girl can't help it. Little bruises, a few hairs out of place, a little stain here and there. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#20. If a guest in your lair annoys you, treat him cruelly and without mercy. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#21. When walking in open territory, bother no one. If someone bothers you, ask him to stop. If he does not stop, destroy him. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#22. Satan represents man as just another animal, sometimes better, more often worse than those that walk on all-fours, who, because of his "divine spiritual and intellectual development," has become the most vicious animal of all! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#23. I dip my forefinger in the watery blood of your impotent mad redeemer, and write over his thorn-torn brow: The true prince of evil- the king of the slaves! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#24. NEVER FORGET THAT YOU ARE A WOMAN, AND THE GREATEST POWERS YOU CAN EMPLOY AS A WITCH ARE TOTALLY DEPENDENT UPON YOUR OWN SELF-REALIZATION THAT IN BEING A WOMAN YOU ARE DIFFERENT FROM A MAN AND THAT VERY DIFFERENCE MUST BE EXPLOITED! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#25. To be loved, feelings must be rationed. To love, the doors of hysteria, fantasy, and madness may be flung open. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#26. Heaven must be populated with some rather strange creatures if all they lived for was to go to a place where they can strum harps for eternity. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#27. The Atheist complains about the wind. The Christian prays for it to change. The Satanist adjusts his sails. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#28. I have a passion for big cats, I like big snakes. There is something about snakes that is so wise, they have this uncanny perfection. I'd like to get inside their reptilian heads. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#29. In this arid wilderness of steel and stone I raise up my voice that you may hear. To the East and to the West I beckon. To the North and to the South I show a sign proclaiming: Death to the weakling, wealth to the strong! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#30. Those that would say Satanist would like to kill animal's, sacrifice animals I would say they would make ideal animal sacrifices, I love animals and animals have always been part of me. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#31. There is a beast in man that should be exercised, not exorcised. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#32. Hair on a man's chest is thought to denote strength. The gorilla is the most powerful of bipeds and has hair on every place on his body except for his chest. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#33. There is nothing inherently sacred about moral codes. Like the wooden idols of long ago, they are the work of human hands, and what man has made, man can destroy! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#34. No hoary falsehood shall be a truth to me; no stifling dogma shall encramp my pen! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#35. The truth alone has never set anyone free. It is only DOUBT which will bring about mental emancipation. Without the wonderful element of doubt, the doorway through which truth passes would be tightly shut, impervious to the strenuous poundings of a thousand Lucifer's. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#36. Satanism has been frequently misrepresented as "devil worship", when in fact it constitutes a clear rejection of all forms of worship as a desirable component of the personality. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#37. Unfortunately for a multitude of occultists, humor is a rare ingredient in their lives. In fact it is their very lack of humor that has impelled them into the arcane and esoteric. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#38. In order to perform the supernatural, you must first be able to accomplish the supernormal. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#39. SECRETS ARE POWER. WHEN YOU DIVULGE A SECRET, YOU BARTER THE POTENTIAL power of your hidden knowledge for the fleeting ego boost that comes with its revelation. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#40. Thrice cursed are the weak whose insecurity makes them vile, for they shall serve and suffer. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#41. There is no heaven of glory bright, and no hell where sinners roast. Here and now is our day of torment! Here and now is our day of joy! Here and now is our opportunity! Choose ye this day, this hour, for no redeemer liveth! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#42. Yeah, well, I'm crazy, but I'm not stupid, hopefully. And I think we're all a bit crazy if we do anything that's deviant. I've studied a great deal on deviance and aberrant behavior. Most of the interesting people I've ever met have been deviant in one form or another. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#43. I request reason for your golden rule and ask the why and wherefore of your ten commandments. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#44. Hate your enemy with a whole heart, and if a man smite you on one cheek, SMASH him on the other! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#45. Up is down, pleasure is pain, darkness is light, slavery is freedom, madness is sanity ... - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#46. Satan has been the best friend the church has ever had, as he has kept it in business all these years! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#47. You cannot love everyone; it is ridiculous to think you can. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#48. Anyone without a sense of humor is too pretentious to be a good magician. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#49. Behold the crucifix; what does it symbolize? Pallid incompetence hanging on a tree. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#50. Mysterious beings we seek from birth; what does that mean to me? Something we seek, and as we age it becomes more elusive, yet our spirit remains willing, but our flesh grows weak. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#51. Life is the great indulgence - death the great abstinence. Therefore, make the most of life here and now! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#52. The real satanist is not quite so easily recognized as such - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#53. Since man's natural instincts lead him to sin, all men are sinners; and all sinners go to hell. If everyone goes to hell, then you will meet all your friends there. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#54. There is a beast in man that needs to be exercised, not exorcised. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#55. Blessed are the destroyers of false hope, for they are the true Messiahs - Cursed are the god-adorers, for they shall be shorn sheep! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#56. He feels a little better while watching the guy on TV or thinking of him. Still, he feels insignificant. He has a few heroes whom he sees on other TV shows: sports figures, a tough cop or a late-night talk show host. He lives vicariously through all of them. Unbeknownst - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#57. What good are friends if they cant do you any good? - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#58. When other people ask me, 'What gives you the right to suggest standards for others?', my answer is, 'If I don't, someone else, perhaps less qualified, will. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#59. I find greater companionship in inert figures, animals & speechless artifacts, for I can enjoy their presence & there is no psychic drain - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#60. The reason a person viciously strikes out against you is because they are afraid of you or what you represent, or are resentful of your happiness. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#61. N OTHING is done in the interest of welfare for the common good where there is money to be made. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#62. When ghettos become the mainstream of society, islands of individuality cannot help but harbor an elite. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#63. Satanism represents kindness to those who deserve it instead of love wasted on ingrates! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#64. Before none of your printed idols do I bend in acquiescence, and he who saith thou shalt to me is my mortal foe! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#65. It is certainly true that 'actions speak louder than words,' but words become as monuments to thoughts. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#66. There are many who would take my time. I shun them. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#67. One of the keys to success is an unflinching belief that there are no rules. Anyone who's ever succeeded has gone on that premise; not buying established procedures, business or otherwise. The naysayers are inevitably left behind amid shouts of 'it cannot be done' and "should not be done'." - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#68. Be as a lion in the path. Be dangerous even in defeat. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#69. ALL religions of a spiritual nature are inventions of man. He has created an entire system of gods with nothing more than his carnal brain. Just because he has an ego, and cannot accept it, he has to externalize it into some great spiritual device which he calls God. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#70. It is a terrifying thing when the animals laugh at the hunter. Take a tip from Harlequin and the Joker. If you imitate a fool well, you are not likely to be fooled by others. To be it bluntly, albeit unorginally: A fool who knows he is a fool is indeed a wise man. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#71. But the average person doesnt have that much imagination. They just want to be entertained. They want to have the tableau presented for them. They dont want to participate beyond a certain point. They want the safety of the herd, to be catered to, sit back and enjoy. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#72. I dont crave companionship. It stands in my way. I live for pleasure. There are few persons who can give me as much pleasure as those acts I perform myself. I would rather create pleasure according to my own whim than be subjected to the whims of others. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#73. depressing. I asked myself: 'Where is God?' I came to detest the sanctimonious attitude of people toward violence, always saying 'it's God's will'. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#74. It's too bad that stupidity isn't painful. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#75. So long as a man knows the meaning of fear, he will need the ways and means to defend himself against that fear. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#76. A Satanist practices the motto, If a man smite thee on one cheek, smash him on the other! Let no wrong go unredressed. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#77. Definition of Good and Evil: Good is what you like. Evil is what you don't like. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#78. Blessed are they who believe in what is best for them, for never shall their minds be terrorized. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#79. We are so inculcated with guilt that we think that weakness is a sin or that it is some crime against nature to be submissive. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#80. Satanism represents a form of controlled selfishness. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#81. The devils of past religions have always, at least in part, had animal characteristics, evidence of man's constant need to deny that he too is an animal, for to do so would serve a mighty blow to his impoverished ego. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#82. Religions are easy to invent. Most traditional religions have little or nothing to do with reality, are dependent on obfuscation, interpretation, guilt, and unreasoning faith ... - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#83. A major determining factor by which a superior human can be isolated from his average counterparts is his very isolation - the degree to which he naturally removes himself from mass-media input and stimuli. You cannot be an elitist, a Magician, and be plugged into the system. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#84. Satanism demands study, not worship! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#85. Every religion in the world that has destroyed people is based on love - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#86. I feel that what is probably the greatest enemy of longevity is popularity, and most people die of popularity. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#87. There are many who would like my time. I shun them. There are some who share my time. I am entertained by them. There are precious few who contribute to my time. I cherish them. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#88. Martin Luther dreamed up Protestantism while sitting on the toilet at Wittenburg monastery, and we know what a big movement that became. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#89. I visualize the day that tridents and pentagrams are thrust into the sky from church roofs instead of crosses. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#90. I thought, acted, and thereupon found myself removed. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#91. Many of you already read my writings indicating that TV is the new god. There is a little thing I neglected to mention up until now, television is the major mainstream infiltration for the new satanic religion. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#92. The Satanist realizes that man, and the action and reaction of the universe, is responsible for everything, and doesn't mislead himself into thinking that someone cares. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#93. Whatever alleged 'truth' is proven by results to be but an empty fiction, let it be unceremoniously flung into the outer darkness, among the dead gods, dead empires, dead philosophies, and other useless lumber and wreckage! - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#94. My parents were lenient. My mother believed God was another word for nature. I took up Satanism not out of desperation, but out of logic. I rebelled, not but because of a religious or repressive childhood. I wanted to join the French Foreign Legion. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#95. Say unto thine own heart, 'I am mine own redeemer. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#96. Satanism is not a white light religion; it is a religion of the flesh, the mundane, the carnal - all of which are ruled by Satan, the personification of the Left Hand Path. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#97. Satanism is developing two circles, an elitist group which I always intended my church to be, and the faddists who are becoming Satanists because it's the thing to do. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#98. Don't let that little pyramid with the bright eye fool you. That's to draw your attention away from the real thing: the big trapezoid beneath it. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#99. Explanation. LaVey's Satan is the spirit of progress, the inspirer of all great movements that contribute to the development of civilization and the advancement of mankind. He is the spirit of revolt that leads to freedom, the embodiment of all heresies that liberate. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#100. I don't drink much anymore, because it's supposedly not good for me. I still have gallons of it around though. I smell the cork and do a lot of wishing. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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