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Stanislaw Lec quotes (21)

Don't trust the heart, it wants your blood.
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First of all, I choose the great roles, and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.
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In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.
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Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
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Mankind deserves sacrifice - but not of mankind.
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Never lie when the truth is more profitable.
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People find life entirely too time-consuming.
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Sometimes something worth doing is worth overdoing.
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Telling lies does not work in advertising.
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The first requisite for immortality is death.
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The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
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The weakest link in a chain is the strongest because it can break it.
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The window to the world can be covered by a newspaper.
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Thoughts, like fleas, jump from man to man, but they don't bite everybody.
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Value your words. Each one may be the last.
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When smashing monuments, save the pedestals - they always come in handy.
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When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
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Whenever man begins to doubt himself, he does something so stupid that he is reassured.
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You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories.
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You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.
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Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
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