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"To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame to copy faults is want of sense."

"It seems to me that socialists today can preserve their position in academic economics merely by the pretense that the differences are entirely moral questions about which science cannot decide."

"You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind."

"Life in general has never been even close to fair, so the pretense that the government can make it fair is a valuable and inexhaustible asset to politicians who want to expand government."

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