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A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left him.
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H. Mathews
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
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Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)
I'm not concerned about all hell breaking loose, but that a PART of hell will break loose... it'll be much harder to detect.
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George Carlin (1937 - 2008)
What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears as easily as we open and shut our eyes!
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Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
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W. H. Auden (1907 - 1973)
Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
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Matt Groening (1954 - ), "Life in Hell"
All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors.
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Unknown
I know nothing about sex because I was always married.
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Zsa Zsa Gabor (1919 - )
Give not over thy soul to sorrow; and afflict not thyself in thy own counsel. Gladness of heart is the life of man and the joyfulness of man is length of days.
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Ecclesiastes
Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love.
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Wally Lamb
You've got to take the bitter with the sour.
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Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)
It's so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn't it?
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L. M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942), Anne of Green Gables, 1908
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
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Michel de Montaigne (1533 - 1592)
The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.
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Herbert Spencer (1820 - 1903)
You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
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Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Parents are never as bad as kids think they are.
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Matt Witten, House M.D., Cursed, 2004
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
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G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
Television a medium. So called because it is neither rare nor well done.
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Ernie Kovacs
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
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Abba Eban (1915 - 2002)
Not by wrath does one kill, but by laughter.
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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900), Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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MM's Cynical Quotes LM's Motivational Quotes Classic Quotes
Cole's Quotables Rand Lindsly's Quotes Poor Man's College
alt.quotations Archives 20th Century Quotations Quotations by Women
The Devil's Dictionary Contributed Quotations

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