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    I guess you know, Bob, that if I see you again, I’m just going to start shooting and figure it’s self-defense.
    —David Webb Peoples, screenwriter. Little Bill Daggett (Gene Hackman)

    He wrote in prison, not a History of the World, like Raleigh, but an American book which I think will live longer than that. I do not know of such words, uttered under such circumstances, and so copiously withal, in Roman or English or any history.
    —Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Perhaps I stand now on the eve of a new life, shall watch the sun rise and disappear behind a black cloud extending out into a grey sky cover. I shall not be deceived by its glory. If it is to be so, there is work and the influence that work brings, but not happiness. Am I strong enough to face that?
    —Beatrice Potter Webb (1858–1943)

    Only the history of free peoples is worth our attention; the history of men under a despotism is merely a collection of anecdotes.
    —S├ębastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort (1741–1794)