quote by Jimmy Buffett

It's those changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes nothing remains quite the same. With all of our running and all of our cunning, if we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.

— Jimmy Buffett

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The Communist threat from without must not blind us to the Communist threat from within. The latter is reaching into the very heart of America through its espionage agents and a cunning, defiant, and lawless communist party, which is fanatically dedicated to the Marxist cause of world enslavement and destruction of the foundations of our republic.

I want the Brahmins to realize that the Dravidian people today are very much hating those who cunningly cheated them with absurdities. They are now aware of the particular community making a living by spreading the foolishness. People have begun to hate god, religion, caste, mythologies (puranas) and so on.

Life, faculties, production- in other words, individuality, liberty, property- this is man. And in spite of the cunning of artful political leaders, these three gifts from God precede all human legislation, and are superior to it. Life, liberty and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.

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The function of law and theology are the same: to keep the poor from taking back by violence what the rich have stolen by cunning.


History repeats itself, but in such cunning disguise that we never detect the resemblance until the damage is done.

Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.

It is a matter of common knowledge that the government of South Carolina is under domination of a small ring of cunning, conniving men.

Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.

Be audacious and cunning in your plans, firm and persevering in their execution, determined to find a glorious end.


Watchfulness is the only guard against cunning.

Be intent on his intentions. Many succeed in making others do their own affairs, and unless you possess the key to their motives you may at any moment be forced to take their chestnuts out of the fire to the damage of your own fingers.

Love is a cunning weaver of fantasies and fables.

Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning.

But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.

Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning.

But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.

Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning.


To make women learned and foxes tame has the same effect - to make them more cunning.

Why is the tao so valuable? Because it is everywhere, and everyone can use it.

This is why those who seek will find, And those who reform will be forgiven; Why the good will be rewarded, And the thief who is cunning will escape.

Though we may not desire to detect fraud, we must not, on that account, endeavor to be insensible of it, for, as cunning is a crime, so is duplicity a fault, and if men dread knaves, they also despise fools.

Writing a poem is like having an affair, a one-night stand;

a short story is a romance, a relationship; a novel is a marriage-one has to be cunning, devise compromises, and make sacrifices.

If you have ever been called defiant, incorrigible, forward, cunning, insurgent, unruly, rebellious, you're on the right track.


If the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) raises the hackles of the conspiracy theorists, the Bilderberg meetings must induce apocalyptic visions of omnipotent international bankers plotting with unscrupulous government officials to impose cunning schemes on an ignorant and unsuspecting world.

The weak in courage is strong in cunning.

In this world of lies, Truth is forced to fly like a scared white doe in the woodlands; and only by cunning glimpses will she reveal herself, as in Shakespeare and other masters of the great Art of Telling the Truth, even though it be covertly, and by snatches.

How cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of her inconceivable antiquity under roses and violets and morning dew!

Cunning surpasses strength.


In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.

The broad effects which can be obtained by punishment in man and beast, are the increase of fear, the sharpening of the sense of cunning, the mastery of the desires; so it is that punishment tames man, but does not make him "better.".

In explaining any puzzling Washington phenomenon, always choose stupidity over conspiracy, incompetence over cunning. Anything else gives them too much credit.

In order to get the power and retain it, it is necessary to love power;

but love of power is not connected with goodness, but with qualities which are the opposite of goodness, such as pride, cunning, cruelty.

In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.


Writing can be a bit like unfolding something.

..Slowly, the writer reveals what's happening. But that's only half of what's going on. Writers are very cunning people who are not only unfolding and revealing. Just like conjurors and magicians, they are hiding stuff too.

Thought is so cunning, so clever, that it distorts everything for its own convenience.

Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods.

It is a good point of cunning for a man to shape the answer he would have in his own words and propositions, for it makes the other party stick the less.

A cunning woman is her own mistress because she confides in no one.

She who deceives others anticipates deceit, and guards herself.

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