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OLD, adj. In that stage of usefulness which is not inconsistent with general inefficiency, as an _old man_. Discredited by lapse of time and offensive to the popular taste, as an _old_ book.

"Old books? The devil take them!" Goby said.
"Fresh every day must be my books and bread."
Nature herself approves the Goby rule
And gives us every moment a fresh fool.
Harley Shum
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Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914), The Devil's Dictionary
If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him... The people who give you their food give you their heart.
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Cesar Chavez
If someone tells you who they are, believe them.
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Maya Angelou (1928 - )
Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.
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Justice Louis D. Brandeis, dissenting, Olmstead v. United States, 277 US 479 (1928)
I feel sure that no girl would go to the altar if she knew all.
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Queen Victoria
I understand that smoking is vaguely inappropriate in certain situations. You know, like an orphanage, cancer ward, whatever.
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Greg Proops
If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
I base my fashion taste on what doesn't itch.
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Gilda Radner (1946 - 1989)
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not lived at all. In which case, you've failed by default.
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J. K. Rowling, Harvard Commencement Address, 2008
RAZOR, n. An instrument used by the Caucasian to enhance his beauty, by the Mongolian to make a guy of himself, and by the Afro-American to affirm his worth.
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Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914), The Devil's Dictionary
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