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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A functioning police state needs no police.
~ William S. Burroughs - [Police]

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A poet can survive anything but a misprint.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Poetry and Poets]

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A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
~ Mahatma Gandhi - [Policy]

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A really good detective never gets married.
~ Raymond Chandler - [Police]

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At one time my only wish was to be a police official. It seemed to me to be an occupation for my sleepless intriguing mind. I had the idea that there, among criminals, were people to fight: clever, vigorous, crafty fellows. Later I realized that it was good that I did not become one, for most police cases involve misery and wretchedness -- not crimes and scandals.
~ Soren Kierkegaard - [Police]

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But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents.
~ William Carlos Williams - [Poetry and Poets]

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He may be a very nice man. But I haven't got the time to figure that out. All I know is, he's got a uniform and a gun and I have to relate to him that way. That's the only way to relate to him because one of us may have to die.
~ James Baldwin - [Police]

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However low a man sinks he never reaches the level of the police.
~ Quentin Crisp - [Police]

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I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them.
~ Alfred Hitchcock - [Police]

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If it were possible to make an accurate calculation of the evils which police regulations occasion, and of those which they prevent, the number of the former would, in all cases, exceed that of the latter.
~ Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt - [Police]

 

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