"There is no man so good that if he placed all his actions and thought under the scrutiny of the laws, he would not deserve hanging ten times in his life."
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Michel de Montaigne
[Michel Eyquem De Montaigne] (1532-1592) French Renaissance scholar, philosopher, writer
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Essays, 1595
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The thought police are out there, take care.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Hanging is capital punishment. Is he suggesting we are all guilty of capital crimes at least 10 times in our lives? Horse S*#t !
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    In my case, maybe hanging 5 times.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    From his/her locality, I suppose J Carlton recognises the smell..............
     -- Anonymous, Whitby     
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    Don't know why I gave that a 5 star rating...should be 5 thumbs down.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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