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“Feeling good about government is like looking on the bright side of any catastrophe. When you quit looking on the bright side, the catastrophe is still there.”
―P. J. O'Rourke
Parliament of Whores: A Lone Humorist Attempts to Explain the Entire U. S. Government (1991), p. 49, "National Busybodies: Congress"
“The government of the republic will fulfill its duty to defend its independence, to repel foreign aggression, and accept the struggle to which it has been provoked, counting on the unanimous spirit of the Mexicans and on the fact that sooner or later the cause of rights and justice will triumph.”
Proclamation to the Mexican people, shortly before the Battle of Puebla of 5 May 1862 (which is commemorated by the Cinco de Mayo celebrations).
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“In all professions every one affects a particular look and exterior, in order to appear what he wishes to be thought; so that it may be said the world's made up of appearances.”