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Famous quotes containing the words pool and/or numbers:

    As every pool reflects the image of the sun, so every thought and thing restores us an image and creature of the supreme Good. The universe is perforated by a million channels for his activity. All things mount and mount.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    One murder makes a villain, millions a hero. Numbers sanctify, my good fellow.
    Charlie Chaplin (1889–1977)