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Here are all the wemic quotes I rotate on and off of the home page.

"The supposed right of intolerance is absurd and barbaric. It is the right of the tiger; nay, it is far worse, for tigers do but tear in order to have food, while we rend each other for paragraphs."
-- Voltaire, Treatise on Tolerance, last paragraph, Chapter VI

"The dreadful Sagittary appals our numbers."
-- Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, Act V, Scene 5

"Come two noble beasts in, a man and a lion."
-- Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act V, scene I

"Now the hungry lion roars"
-- Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act V, scene I

"I got cat class and I got cat style."
-- Brian Setzer, Stray Cat Strut

"But Wemmick was equally untiring and gentle in his vigilance, and the Aged read on, quite unconscious of his many rescues."
-- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, Chapter XXXVII

" 'What are you about?' demanded Wemmick, with the utmost indignation. 'What do you come sniveling here for?' "
-- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, Chapter LI

"Wemmick came down to the door with me, and I again shook hands with him, and wished him joy. 'Thankee!' said Wemmick, rubbing his hands."
-- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, Chapter LV

"Now half appear’d the tawny lion."
-- John Milton, Paradise Lost. Book vii. Line 463.

"Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts."
-- Elizabeth I of England, The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth

"My mind was racing like a cat-centaur."
-- Steven Brust, Yendi, Chapter Fifteen

"I think that we were lions."
-- Walker Kong, Deliver Us From People, "Don't Give It Up"

"Yet she, singing upon her road, half lion, half child, is at peace."
-- W.B. Yeats, Against Unworthy Praise

" 'Go tell your troubles to your Lion Man,' growled Orman."
-- Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan And The Lion-Man

"We ought to send the Lion Man out ahead to clear the way for the rest of us."
-- Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan And The Lion-Man

"And who are you, the proud lord said,
that I must bow so low?
Only a cat of a different coat,
that's all the truth I know."

-- George R.R. Martin, The Rains of Castamere, A Song of Ice and Fire

"In a coat of gold or a coat of red,
a lion still has claws,
And mine are long and sharp, my lord,
as long and sharp as yours."

-- George R.R. Martin, The Rains of Castamere, A Song of Ice and Fire

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