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- There is nothing so interesting on stage than a man trying to get a knot out of his shoelaces.
- In the contradiction lies the hope.
- Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
- Why be a man when you can be a success?
- Vices have their point once you see it as such, but stick to two for one will be too much.
- There are times when you have to choose between being a human and having good taste.
- Don't rejoice in his defeat, you men. For though the world stood up and stopped the Bastard, the Bitch that bore him is in heat again.
- Under Capitalism you sell your piss to the urinal.
- If all people want is to see something they understand, they shouldn't go to the theater. They should go to the bathroom.
- Finns can be silent in several languages.
- Crude thinking is the thinking of great men.
- Truth is belligerent. Truth is, by its very nature, at war with the forces of falsehood and deceit.