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Updated on October 22, 2009

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   The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return the better to thinking.
  ~Author : Phaedrus Famous favorite Quotes

   It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for any public office.
  ~Author : Henry Louis Mencken Inspirational favorite Sayings

   I believe that all of us ought to retire relatively young.
  ~Author : Fidel Castro Playboy Interview January 1967 Nice Quotes

   Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
  ~Author : Socrates Great Sayings

   A home is not a mere transient shelter its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
  ~Author : HL Mencken Meaningful Sayings

   I won't say there aren't any Harvard graduates who have never asserted a superior attitude. But they have done so to our great embarrassment and in no way represent the Harvard I know.
  ~Author : Derek Bethune Popular Sayings

   If Jesus Christ were to come today people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner and hear what he had to say, and make fun of it.
  ~Author : Thomas Carlyle Wise Quotes

   Our doubts are traitors,And make us lose the good we oft might winBy fearing to attempt.
  ~Author : William Shakespeare Witty Sayings

   Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it , you will live along some distant day into your answers.
  ~Author : Rainer Maria Rilke Motivational favorite Sayings

   Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
  ~Author : Gene Fowler Famous Quotes

   Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.
  ~Author : Ellen Goodman Inspirational Sayings

   It is the way we react to circumstances that determines our feelings.
  ~Author : Dale Carnegie Nice Quotes

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      For all its flaws, I would feel safer to have my children grow up in a world dominated by the United States than by any other country. Kobsak Chutikul deputy leader in Thailand AP news release 3703 Popular Quotes

      What am I afraid of I'll tell you a feather. that's right, a feather. How could anyone be afraid of a feather, you say. That's an honest question, and I'll try to give it an honest answer. First of all, did I say it was a poison feather Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Inspirational Sayings

      Preach not to others what they should eat, but eat as becomes you, and be silent. Epictetus Nice Quotes

      For mad scientists who keep brains in jars, here's a tip Why not add a slice of lemon to each jar, for freshness. Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Motivational Sayings

      Rather do what is nothing in the purpose than to be idle, that the devil may find thee doing. The bird that sits is easily shot when the fliers escape the fowler. Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all the virtues, and is the self-made sepulcher of a living man. Francis Quarles Meaningful Sayings

      All historians, even the most scientific, have bias, if in no other sense than the determination not to have any. Carl Lotus Becker Famous Sayings

      He helps others most, who shows them how to help themselves. A P Gouthey Wise Quotes

      If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like. Phyllis Diller Witty Sayings

      Some people never say the words 'I love you' It's not their style to be so bold. Some people never say those words 'I love you' But, like a child, they're longing to be told. Paul Simon Great Sayings

      I think we have a need to know what we do not need to know. William Safire Popular Quotes

      These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig. Alfred Hitchcock Inspirational Sayings

      Give a man religion without reminding him of his filth, and the result will be arrogance in a three- piece suit. Max Lucado Max Lucado The Applause of Heaven Nice Quotes

      Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen. Bob Marley Motivational Sayings

      Change should be a friend. It should happen by plan, not by accident. Philip Crosby Reflections on Quality Meaningful Sayings

      You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. Navajo American Indian Proverb Famous Sayings

      Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth. Erma Bombeck Wise Quotes

      I've always followed my father's advice he told me, first to always keep my word and, second, to never insult anybody unintentionally. If I insult you, you can be goddamn sure I intend to. And, third, he told me not to go around looking for trouble. John Wayne Witty Sayings

      Illegitimis non carborundum.Lat., Don't let the bastards grind you down. Gen Joseph Stilwell Great Sayings

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      Quotes 

      7 years ago

      A white wall is the fool's paper.

      ~Author : French Proverb Nice Quotes

      I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

      ~Author : Martin Luther King Jr Great Sayings

      In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.

      ~Author : Richard Bach Meaningful Sayings

      The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.

      ~Author : Abraham Lincoln Wise Quotes

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