"Merely to breathe freely does not mean to live.
[Ger., Frei athmen macht das Leben nicht allein.]"
by:
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(1749-1832) German writer, statesman
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 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Thank heaven we won't have to pay just to breathe for now. Harry Reid is not going after the CAP AND TRADE tax until after the elections.
     -- cal, lewisville, tx     
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    There may be a time when we're grateful to be allowed to even breathe. Please, sir, can I have some more?
     -- Ken, Allyn, WA     
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    I would rather live a life of failed passion than one of silence.
     -- RBESRQ     
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    I don't think Goethe ever contemplated that even breathing would come under government control. Since the EPA has formally declared CO2 a "dangerous pollutant," it is only a matter of time before breathing will become a licensed activity -- well not breathing, just exhaling...
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Latin, it's good... seems to make whatever is said somehow more meaningful...
     -- drew, pgh     
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