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Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
George Bernard Shaw
What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch?
W. Clement Stone
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars.
There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel.
Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o'clock is a scoundrel.
I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes.
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have given them to such a scoundrel.
No scoundrel is so stupid as to not find a reason for his vile conduct.
A child who does not think about what happens around him and is content with living without wondering whether he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel's work and is on the road to being a scoundrel.
I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
If you are strong and fighting the weak, then if you kill your opponent then you are a scoundrel... if you let him kill you, then you are an idiot.
Martin Van Creveld
I don't know what a scoundrel is like, but I know what a respectable man is like, and it's enough to make one's flesh creep.
Joseph de Maistre
A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel.
I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman's mind to be more like my own than any other man's living. As he is a very great scoundrel this is not a pleasant confession.
Gerard Manley Hopkins
No great scoundrel is ever uninteresting.
I'd never painted anything before. I was quite content to take other people's work since I didn't care anyway about the subject matter. I approached subject matter as a scoundrel. I had nothing to say about it whatsoever. I only wanted to make these exciting paintings.
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