Random Thought of the Moment (The List)
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  1. When Hitler attacked the Jews I was not a Jew, therefore I was not concerned. And when Hitler attacked the Catholics, I was not a Catholic, and therefore, I was not concerned. And when Hitler attacked the unions and the industrialists, I was not a member of the unions and I was not concerned. Then Hitler attacked me and the Protestant church ... and there was nobody left to be concerned.--Pastor Martin Niemöller
  2. The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?--Thoreau
  3. "It's enough for you to do it once for a few men to remember you. But if you do it year after year, then many people remember you and they tell it to their children, and their children and grandchildren remember and, if it concerns books, they can read them. And if it's good enough, it will last as long as there are human beings."--Ernest Hemingway
  4. "I will not wish thee riches nor the glow of greatness, but that wherever thou go some weary heart shall gladden at thy smile, or shadowed life know sunshine for awhile. And so thy path shall be a track of light, like angels' footsteps passing through the night."--Words on a church wall in Upwaltham, England
  5. "If you can't pay for a thing, don't buy it. If you can't get paid for it, don't sell it. Do this, and you will have calm and drowsy nights, with all of the good business you have now and none of the bad. "--Benjamin Franklin
  6. We don't have to change friends, if we understand that friends change.---
  7. "A man of words and not of deeds / Is like a garden full of weeds."--Nursery Rhyme
  8. Nothing is as easy as it looks.--Murphy's law of programming #1
  9. Some days you hunt the bear ... some days the bear hunts you.---
  10. Never try to out-stubborn a cat.---
  11. A closed door is an attack on a cat's personal freedom.---
  12. A cat is an animal who never cries over spilled milk.---
  13. Anything not nailed down is a cat toy.---
  14. CAT (n): 1. Furry keyboard cover 2. Alarm clock---
  15. Cat Game #1: Lay on the spot the where human is trying to read or write.---
  16. Cat Game #2: Hah - made you look!---
  17. Cat Game #3: Take up the most room on bed.---
  18. Cat Game #6: Fit into the smallest space available.---
  19. Cat Rule: You might *think* it's your chair but .....---
  20. CAT RULE #2: Get plenty of sleep so you can play at 4 am.---
  21. iT's HARd to tYpe wHiLE holdINf a Cat!---
  22. NO! to a cat means Not while I am looking.---
  23. I understand cats, the opposite sex is the mystery!---
  24. My mind not only wanders; sometimes it leaves completely.---
  25. Dignity does not consist of possessing honors, but in deserving them.--Aristotle
  26. Only those who risk going too far can possibly know how far one can go.---
  27. "Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil."--Jerry Garcia
  28. "My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions, but in the fewness of my wants."--J. Brotherton
  29. "The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money."--Anonymous
  30. Be not afraid to live ... but be not foolish with it either ... for we get but one chance.---
  31. "Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" Asked Alice "That depends a good deal on where you want to get to." said the Cat--Alice in Wonderland
  32. What the hammer? What the chain? In what furnace was thy brain? What the anvil? What dread grasp Dare its deadly terrors clasp?--Wm Blake - "the tyger"
  33. "He who excuses himself accuses himself."--Gabriel Meurier (1530-1601)
  34. No matter how good a friend is, they're going to hurt you every once in a while and the question is are we enough of a friend forgive them for that.---
  35. How many things would have changed though the years, if each of us had only taken the time to say, "How are you today, my friend?"---
  36. "Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind."--Marston Bates
  37. It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing.---
  38. "Cheat me in the price, but not in the goods."--Thomas Fuller (1654-1734), English clergyman and author
  39. "True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information."--Winston Churchill
  40. It's better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for who your not."---
  41. The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints; we spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less.---
  42. "The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet."--Aristotle
  43. Blessed is he who loves his brother as much when he is sick and useless as when he is well and can be of service to him. And blessed is he who loves his brother as well when he is afar off as when he is by his side, and who would say nothing behind his back he might not, in love, say before his face.--St. Francis of Assisi
  44. Life is a funny thing, our past always gets larger, while our future always gets smaller. Yet as long as we dream the possibilities of the future always seem to out weigh the tragedies found in both.---
  45. "If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers."--Charles Dickens
  46. Everything takes longer than you think.--Murphy's law of programming #2
  47. It's no surprise that things are so screwed up: everyone that knows how to run a government is either driving taxicabs or cutting hair.--George Burns
  48. "For every action there is an equal and opposite government program."---
  49. "If you have made mistakes... there is always another chance for you... you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down."--Mary Pickford
  50. "People who are funny and smart and return phone calls get much better press than people who are just funny and smart."--Howard Simons, The Washington Post
  51. "Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted."--Aldous Huxley
  52. you can do something in an instant that will give you heartache for life.---
  53. "If You Can't Be Good; Be Good At It"---
  54. "It doesn't matter who you vote for, the government always gets in."---
  55. Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.--Doris Lessing 1919
  56. People may not always remember what you have said or done, but they will always remember how you made them feel.---
  57. Life is to short to be worrying about things which have little meaning .---
  58. Don't be afraid to go after what you want to do, and what you want to be. Don't be afraid to be willing to pay the price.--Lane Frost
  59. In any collection of data, the figure most obviously correct, beyond all need of checking, is the mistake.--Finagle's 3rd law of programming.
  60. "We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge."--John Naisbitt
  61. How simple it is to see that we can only be happy now, and that there will never be a time when it is not now.---
  62. "Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so."--Bertrand Russell
  63. We can keep going long after we can't.---
  64. We don't always get what we deserve in life, for which we should be eternally grateful.---
  65. Fools learn from their mistakes. I'd rather learn from other people's mistakes.---
  66. "You can absolutely go broke being successful."--Jerry White
  67. "Shallow men believe in luck... strong believe in cause and effect."--Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist and poet
  68. "To the world you may only be one person but to one person you may be the world"---
  69. "Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity."--George S. Patton
  70. "The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil."--Heywood Broun
  71. "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  72. No one is listening until you make a mistake.---
  73. Exhilaration is that feeling you get just after a great idea hits you, and just before you realize what's wrong with it.---
  74. We've been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet the neighbor.---
  75. "Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repairing."--Billy Rose
  76. "I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying."--Woody Allen
  77. When they say it can not be done, can it really not be done or is it that they just do not know how?---
  78. "The really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.'"--Mark Twain
  79. "In the mountains of truth you will never climb in vain: either you will get up higher today or you will exercise your strength to get up higher tomorrow. "--Friedrich Nietzsche
  80. "There are more hustlers in business than on street corners.'"--Malcolm Forbes
  81. Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.---
  82. "procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday"---
  83. "In communications, familiarity breeds apathy."--William Bernbach
  84. Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes.--Mickey Mouse
  85. "It is better to be quotable than to be honest."--Tom Stoppard
  86. "Lives based on having are less free than lives based either on doing or on being."--William James
  87. "Life is like a coin, you can spend it any way you want but you can only spend it once."---
  88. "We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything."--Thomas Edison
  89. Some people say doing what is right is very difficult. Is Sleeping? Is Waking?---
  90. "Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors."--Joey Adams
  91. "I would not have any one adopt my mode of living on any account; for, beside that before he has fairly learned it I may have found out another for myself, I desire that there may be as many different persons in the world as possible; but I would have each one be very careful to find out and pursue his own way, and not his father's or his mother's or his neighbor's instead."--Thoreau
  92. No matter who I am or where I have been through God I can begin again!---
  93. Your life can be changed in an instant by people who don't even know you. Just as we can change the live of others ... be careful.---
  94. "The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."--Allan K. Chalmers
  95. A good man enjoys the fruit of righteousness, but violence is the meat and drink of the treacherous.--Proverbs 13-2
  96. "It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried."--Winston Churchill
  97. "My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places."--A. A. Milne
  98. Freedom means having the right to succeed and the right to fail ultimately with true freedom each person is responsible and must take the consequences of their own actions.---
  99. "A Mistake On Your Part Does Not Constitute An Emergency On Mine"---
  100. A rich man must buy himself off, but a poor man is immune from threats.--Proverbs 13-8
  101. "If it weren't going to end badly, it wouldn't have ended."---
  102. "An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today."--Laurence J. Peter
  103. 42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.---
  104. Never judge a person before you walked in his moccasins for two moons.---
  105. "If Karl instead of writing a lot about capital had made a lot of it... it would have been much better."--Karl Marx's mother
  106. A kleptomaniac is a person who helps himself because he can't help himself.--Henry Morgan
  107. "Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes."--Louisa May Alcott
  108. "Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of 10 someone will intercept it before it reaches you."--Calvin Coolidge
  109. "When a subject becomes totally obsolete, we make it a required course."--Peter Drucker
  110. We are responsible for what we do, no matter how we feel.---
  111. "The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time."--Willem de Kooning
  112. Never test for an error you don't know how to handle--Steinback's guide for systems programming.
  113. "If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."--Mark Twain
  114. When putting it into memory, remember where you put it.---
  115. "Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."--Napoleon
  116. "Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell."--Anonymous
  117. "Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells"--J. Paul Getty
  118. They made many promises to us for our land and money. They kept only one. They said they would take our land and money and they did.---
  119. "Emotions are your worst enemy in the stock market."--Don Hays
  120. Wealth quickly come by dwindles away, but if it comes little by little, it multiplies.--Proverbs 13-11
  121. "I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years."--Warren Buffett
  122. Tell the truth or trump--but get the trick.
  123. "Things do not change; we change."--Henry David Thoreau
  124. One person's error is another person's data.---
  125. There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither one works."---
  126. "No one wants advice; only corroboration."--John Steinbeck
  127. Either you control your attitude or it controls you.---
  128. A pinch of probability is worth a pound of perhaps.--James Thurber (1894 - 1961) US novelist, humorist, cartoonist
  129. "A salesman is one who sells goods that won't come back to customers who will."--Anonymous
  130. If you can't do the time, don't do the crime.---
  131. Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.--G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
  132. "The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket."--Elbert "Kin" Hubbard (1856-1915)
  133. "Rather to bow than break is profitable / Humility is a thing commendable."--"The Moral Proverbs of Cristyne" (1390)
  134. Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is, knows how deep a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam & Eve, the first great benefactors of our race. They brought death into the world.---
  135. "Those who enjoy responsibility generally get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it."--Malcolm Forbes
  136. To dispose a word of advice is to ask for trouble; mind what you are told and you will be rewarded.--Proverbs 13-13
  137. "Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it."--Peter Lynch
  138. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond. Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.---
  139. Regardless of how hot and steamy a relationship is at first, the passion fades and there had better be something else to take its place.---
  140. "Keep your old love letters. Throw away your old bank statements."--Mary Schmich
  141. A conceited man seeks wisdom, yet finds none; to one of understanding, knowledge comes easily.--Proverbs 14 - 6
  142. "Batman is the hero any of us could be, given determination, exercise, and deep psychological trauma."--Chris Jarocha-Ernst
  143. Remark of Dr. Baldwin's, concerning upstarts: We don't care to eat toadstools that think they are truffles.---
  144. We are not put on this earth to see thru each other, but to see each other thru.---
  145. "Capital can do nothing without brains to direct it."--J. Ogden Armour
  146. "The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat."--Lily Tomlin
  147. Housekeeping: Everything in it's pile and every pile in it's place.---
  148. "Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can't be done except by liars."--Bernard Baruch
  149. When did wild poodles roam the earth?--Book Title
  150. "Advertisers, not governments, are the primary censors of media content in the United States today."--C. Edwin Baker, Advertising and a Democratic Press, 1994
  151. Statistically, the probability of any of us being here is so small that you'd think the mere fact of existing would keep us all in contented dazzlement of surprise.--Lewis Thomas (1913 - 1993) English biologist
  152. Heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences; and the truest of heroes we will never know who they are or what they did.---
  153. Out of sorrow entire worlds have been built; out of longing great wonders have been willed--Nick Cave
  154. It is always darkest just before everything goes completely black.---
  155. "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."--Mark Twain
  156. Every new year, the question most asked in financial circles is "What will the stock market do this year?" Every year, the answer should be, "I don't know."---
  157. "You can't cross a chasm in two short jumps."--David Lloyd George
  158. Credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human being.---
  159. Complex problems have simple, easy-to-understand wrong answers.---
  160. "The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own."--Benjamin Disraeli
  161. Even in laughter the heart may grieve, and mirth may end in sorrow.--Proverbs 14-13
  162. "To err is human, but to really foul up requires a computer."--Paul Ehrlich, biologist and author of "The Population Bomb"
  163. For everything you see good in a person, there is something equally as evil in them.---
  164. "Experience is the worst teacher. It gives the test before presenting the lesson."--Vernon Law
  165. Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.---
  166. "How could we lose? We were so sincere."--Charlie Brown, after losing a baseball game
  167. Did they use to put bells on cows because their horns didn't work?---
  168. money is a lousy way of keeping score.---
  169. "What helps people, helps business."--Leo Burnett
  170. To win in life, all you have to do is get back up one more time than you fall down.---
  171. "America is the country where you buy a lifetime supply of aspirin for one dollar and use it up in two weeks."--John Barrymore
  172. A simple man believes every word he hears; a clever man understands the need for proof.--proverbs 14-15
  173. "We boast the highest standard of living when it's only the biggest."--Frank Lloyd Wright
  174. When we rewrite history to be palatable to our desires, we destine ourselves and our future to fates far worse than anything that has happened before.--Jerry Sanders
  175. Is there really anything that can be done to stop violence as long as it is the nature of humans to control the things around them?---
  176. "Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it."--Unknown
  177. Anything is possible---
  178. "I long for the day when advertising will become a business for a grown man."--Howard Luck Gossage
  179. If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, the first woodpecker that came along would have destroyed civilization.--Weinberg's second law.
  180. "I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship."--Louisa May Alcott
  181. A soft answer turns away anger, but a sharp word makes tempers hot.--proverbs 15-1
  182. "If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life."--Oscar Wilde
  183. The best way to kill an enemy is to make them your friend.---
  184. "I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice."--Clint Eastwood
  185. Sometimes when we are angry we have the right to be angry, but that does not give us the right to be cruel.---
  186. Sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you're down, will be the ones to help you get back up.---
  187. "Beware of the things you do, for there is always someone watching."---
  188. Reality is a very jealous creature. You can choose to ignore it. But when you do, it will, over time, find a way of acquiring your undivided attention in ways that are usually not very nice.--Jerry Sanders
  189. Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by anyone, but coaxed downstairs at step at a time.---
  190. "Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit."--W. Somerset Maugham
  191. A home without a cat; and a well-fed, well-petted, and properly revered cat; may be a perfect home, perhaps, but how can it prove title?---
  192. Kind words are like dripping honey, sweetness on the tongue and health for the body.--Proverbs 16:24
  193. "A market is the combined behavior of thousands of people responding to information, misinformation, and whim."--Kenneth Chang
  194. The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.---
  195. "I have probably purchased 50 'hot tips' in my career, maybe even more. When I put them all together, I know I am a net loser."--Charles Schwab
  196. Consider well the proportions of things. Is it better to be a young June bug than an old bird of paradise?---
  197. "An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody will see it."--Ghandi
  198. "Money talks... but all mine ever says is goodbye."--Anonymous
  199. "You will always miss 100% of the chances you don't take. "---
  200. Just because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.---
  201. Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved?---
  202. "Take good care of your friends. There will be times when you are no good to anybody and there'll be no good reason to like you except out of pure habit."--Garrison Keillor
  203. To estimate the time to do a project, estimate the time you think it should take, multiply by 2 and change the unit of measure to the next highest unit. Thus we allocate two days for a one hour project.---
  204. "Put personnel work first because it is the most important."--General Robert E. Wood (1879-1969), president, Sears, Roebuck & Co.
  205. "Never explain. Your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway."--Elbert Hubbard
  206. It is easy to find fault, if one has that disposition. There was once a man who, not being able to find any other fault with his coal, complained that there were too many prehistoric toads in it.---
  207. "There is a syndrome in sports called 'paralysis by analysis.'"--Arthur Ashe
  208. When angry, count four. When very angry, swear.---
  209. "I hate quotations."--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  210. "Be not so busy making a living that you forget to make a life."---
  211. As to the Adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.---
  212. Maturity has more to do with what types of experiences we have had and what we have learned from them and less to do with how many birthdays we have celebrated.---
  213. "Even children learn in growing up that 'both' is not an admissible answer to a choice of 'which one?'"--Paul A. Samuelson
  214. Anything can be made to work if you fiddle with it long enough.---
  215. The greatest enemy most of us have is our self.---
  216. "The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."--Allan K. Chalmers
  217. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear--not absence of fear.
  218. "I like too many things. I get all hung up running from one falling star to another, till i drop. This is the night, what it does to you. I had nothing to offer anyone except my own confusion."--Jack Ke
  219. There is always one more bug.--Lubarsky's law of cybernetic Entomology.
  220. "Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art."--Andy Warhol
  221. Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.---
  222. "If you give something worth paying for, they'll pay."--Thomas Peters
  223. "When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary."--William Wrigley Jr.
  224. It isn't always enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you have to learn to forgive yourself.---
  225. "Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes."--Henry David Thoreau
  226. "Everything is always darkest, just before it goes completely black."--Colt Severs - Fall Guy TV show
  227. A smile means friendship in any language.---
  228. "An overburdened, over-stretched executive is the best executive, because he or she doesn't have the time to meddle, to deal in trivia, to bother people."--Jack Welch
  229. "The worst-tempered people I ever met were the people who knew they were wrong."--Wilson Mizner
  230. Undetectable errors are infinite in variety, in contrast to detectable errors which by definition are limited.---
  231. Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backward.---
  232. "Ninety percent of the people in the stock market, professionals and amateurs alike, simply haven't done enough homework."--William J. O'Neil
  233. No matter how bad your heart is broken the world doesn't stop for your grief.---
  234. "Never trouble trouble, till trouble troubles you, you'll only double trouble, and trouble others too."---
  235. "Put not all thine eggs in the one basket" - which is but a manner of saying, "Scatter your money and your attention". Perhaps it should be, "Put all your eggs in the one basket and watch that basket!"---
  236. If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between dogs and people.---
  237. "Price is what you pay. Value is what you get."--Warren Buffett
  238. If the input engine has been designed to reject all bad input, an ingenious idiot will discover a way to get bad data past it.--Programming Postulate #2
  239. "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle."--Philo of Alexandria
  240. Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.---
  241. "Don't expect what you cannot give"---
  242. Our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.---
  243. It is not best that we should all think alike. It is after all difference of opinion that makes horse races.---
  244. "It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end."--Leonardo da Vinci
  245. APRIL 1. This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.---
  246. If a program is useful it will have to be changed. If a program is useless, it will have to be documented.--Murphy's law of programs
  247. "It is better to be making the news than taking it; to be an actor than a critic."--Sir Winston Churchill
  248. They use to say that there was a wall in the sky that no one could go through. A wall called the sound barrier. So is anything really impossible or is it that we just do not know how to do it?---
  249. "What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it, that's another matter."--Peter Drucker
  250. Just because you think someone has your best interest at heart does not mean they do.---
  251. "There is no useful rule without an exception."--Thomas Fuller
  252. Just because two people argue, it doesn't mean they don't love each other. And just because they don't argue, it doesn't mean they do.---
  253. Talking about the stock market ... "I made my money by selling too soon."--Bernard Baruch
  254. They say that the road to hell is paved with good intensions. What makes them think there is a shortage of bad ones?---
  255. "There are no facts, only interpretations."--Friedrich Nietzsche
  256. When everything gets really tough if you and discover you are not standing alone. The person you see is either a true friend or the person that is going to try to hang you.---
  257. "You can check out, but you can never leave."--Eagles (Hotel California)
  258. Never forget we are all a bit mad (insane).---
  259. "If the nation's economists were laid end to end, they would point in all directions."--Arthur "Red" Motley, American publisher and president, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  260. "A race track is a place where windows clean people."--Danny Thomas
  261. "Life in the fast lane slowly makes you loose your mind."--The Eagles
  262. The mind of man is capable of anything; because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future.--Joseph Conrad - Heart of Darkness
  263. "How do you know I am mad?" asked Alice "You must be", said the cat, "or you would not have come here"--Alice in Wonderland
  264. Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.---
  265. "My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.--A. A. Milne (1882-1958)
  266. "Commercials are not the only junk food in the speech market - indeed, when compared to shallow news reporting, vacuous television shows, or political doublespeak, commercials are not even the most harmful to mental health."--Rodney A. Smolla
  267. You shouldn't be so eager to find out a secret ... It could change your life forever.---
  268. "When climbing the latter remember you are only one loose rung away from starting at the bottom again."---
  269. Always remember there is a difference between needing something and wanting something. Never forget that ... a day may come when we can not have what we need; for we have wasted everything on what we want.---
  270. "There's no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can't do any business from there."--Colonel Sanders
  271. Though no one may ever understand. The world can be changed for good or ill by but a single seemingly unimportant statement.--Jerry Sanders
  272. "We know the human brain is a device to keep the ears from grating on one another."--Peter de Vries
  273. For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism.---
  274. How come two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different?---
  275. "The very best presentation is one that's well thought out and anticipates any questions... answering them in advance."--Nathan Collins
  276. "A mighty pain to love it is, and 'tis a pain that pain to miss; but of all the pains, the greatest pain is to love, but love in vain."--Abraham Crowley
  277. "So much of what we know of love we learn at home."--unknown
  278. "You don't marry someone you can live with - you marry the person who you cannot live without."--unknown
  279. "Love is blind, but friendship closes its eyes."--unknown
  280. "Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction."--Saint-Exupery
  281. "A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous."--Ingrid Bergman
  282. "Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies."--John Donne
  283. "He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals."--Benjamin Franklin
  284. "I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love."--Henry Ward Beecher
  285. "Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life."--Joseph Conrad
  286. "True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen."--La Rochefoucauld
  287. "Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?"--Christopher Marlowe
  288. "Tell me whom you love and I will tell you who you are."--Houssaye
  289. "We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together."--La Bruyere
  290. "Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all."--St. Augustine
  291. "To love another person is to see the face of God."--Les Miserables
  292. "Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition."--Alexander Smith
  293. "When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe."--La Rochefoucauld
  294. "Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole."--Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  295. "Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never."--Charles Caleb Colton
  296. "The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time."--Lawrence Durrell
  297. "There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not."--La Rochefoucauld
  298. "A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love."--Stendhal
  299. "There is no remedy for love but to love more."--Thoreau
  300. "Blushing is the color of virtue."--Diogenes
  301. "Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other."--Leo F. Buscaglia
  302. "Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it."--Dr. Karl Menninger
  303. "Spread love everywhere you go: first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor... Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting."--Mother Theresa
  304. "To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best."--William M. Thackeray
  305. "Don't forget to love yourself."--Soren Kierkegaard
  306. "Love is hard work; and hard work sometimes hurts!"--Unknown
  307. "True love never dies for it is lust that fades away. Love bonds for a lifetime but lust just pushes away."--Alicia Barnhart
  308. "You call it madness, but I call it love."--Don Byas
  309. "Who says love never lives? Maybe we've never lived."--Unknown
  310. "Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever."--Unknown
  311. "Love is not blind - It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less."--Will Moss
  312. "If love is great, and there are no greater things, then what I feel for you must be the greatest."--Unknown
  313. "The Eskimos have 52 words for snow because it is so special to them; there ought to be as many for love!"--Margaret Atwood
  314. "Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart."--Unknown
  315. "Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds."--Shakespeare
  316. "If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you've made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand."--Unknown
  317. "We all want to fall in love. Why? Because that experience makes us feel completely alive. Where every sense is heightened, every emotion is magnified, our everyday reality is shattered and we are flying into the heavens. It may only last a moment, an hour, an afternoon. But that doesn't diminish its value. Because we are left with memories that we treasure for the rest of our lives."--Unknown
  318. "Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood."--Karen Casey
  319. "If you judge people, you have no time to love them."--Mother Theresa
  320. "If you would be loved, love and be lovable."--Benjamin Franklin
  321. "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."--Galileo Galilei
  322. "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."--William Arthur Ward
  323. "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance."--Confucius
  324. "Knowledge is love and light and vision."--Helen Keller
  325. "Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."--C. S. Lewis
  326. "I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."--Thomas Jefferson
  327. "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."--Theodore Roosevelt
  328. "Success is counted sweetest ~ By those who ne'er succeed. To comprehend a nectar ~ Requires sorest need."--Emily Dickinson
  329. "The toughest thing about being a success is that you've got to keep on being a success."--Irving Berlin
  330. "Good luck needs no explanation."--Shirley Temple Black
  331. "The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows."--Aristotle Onassis
  332. "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."--Sir Winston Churchill
  333. "When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank."--Cicero
  334. "It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed."--Theodore Roosevelt
  335. "They can conquer who believe they can."--Vergil
  336. "Only those who risk going to far can possibly find out how far one can go."--T. S. Eliot
  337. "Well done is better than well said."--Benjamin Franklin
  338. "He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much."--Elbert Hubbard
  339. "Die when I may, I want it said of me by those who knew me best that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow."--Abraham Lincoln
  340. "I would not fear nor wish my fate, but boldly say each night, to-morrow let my sun his beams display, or in clouds hide them; I have lived today."--Abraham Crowley
  341. "That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love."--William Wordsworth
  342. "You gain strength, experience, and confidence by every experience where you really stop to look fear in the face... You must do the thing you cannot do."--Eleanor Roosevelt
  343. "Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?"--Benjamin Franklin
  344. "For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are those 'It might have been.'"--John Greenleaf Whittier
  345. your life that count. It's the life in your years."--Abraham Lincoln
  346. "You must be the change you wish to see in the world."--Mahatma Gandhi
  347. "What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog."--Dwight D. Eisenhower
  348. "The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed."--Lloyd Jones
  349. "You see things and say, 'Why?', but I dream things and say, 'Why not?'"--George Bernard Shaw
  350. "It is not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left."--Hubert Humphrey
  351. "To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing."--Elbert Hubbard
  352. "Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can."--Thomas Carlyle
  353. "Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."--Martin Luther King Jr.
  354. "All you need in life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."--Mark Twain
  355. "Never let inexperience get in the way of ambition."--Terry Josephson
  356. "What we focus on determines what we miss - and what we become."--unknown
  357. "We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are."---
  358. "I demand more of myself than anyone else could ever expect."--Julius Irving
  359. "A minute's success pays the failure of years."--Robert Browning
  360. "First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do."--Epictetus
  361. "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it!"---
  362. "When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on."--Thomas Jefferson
  363. "Oh, we have a home ~ We just need a house to put it in."--10-year-old homeless girl
  364. "The most wasted day is that in which we have not laughed."--Chamfort
  365. I didn't do it. Nobody saw me do it. You can't prove I did it.--Bart Simpson
  366. "This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man."--Shakespeare
  367. "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."--Shakespeare
  368. "Memory is not so brilliant as hope, but it is more beautiful, and a thousand times as true."--Prentice
  369. "The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed- It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes."--Shakespeare
  370. "In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."--Martin Luther King Jr.
  371. "Always do right; this will gratify some and astonish the rest."--Mark Twain
  372. "I always prefer to believe the best of everybody - it saves so much trouble."--Rudyard Kipling
  373. "I am only one, But still I am one. I cannot do everything, But still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do."--Edward Everett
  374. "Silence is the ultimate weapon of power."--Charles deGualle
  375. "You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough."--Frank Crane
  376. "You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely."--unknown
  377. "Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live."--Goethe
  378. "Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow."--Helen Keller
  379. "Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent."--Napolean Bonaparte
  380. "The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved."--Victor Hugo
  381. "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched... but are felt in the heart."--Helen Keller
  382. "We are all pencils in the hand of God."--Mother Theresa
  383. "It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself."--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  384. "If there is light in the soul, There will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, There will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, There will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, There will be peace in the world."--Chinese Proverb
  385. "Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right."--Henry Ford
  386. "Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him."--Aldous Huxley
  387. "If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy."--unknown
  388. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."--Mark Twain
  389. "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."--Chinese Proverb
  390. "What we see depends mainly on what we look for."--John Lubbock
  391. "When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us."--Alexander Graham Bell
  392. "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."--Eleanor Roosevelt
  393. "Truth is not determined by majority vote."--Doug Gwyn
  394. "Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."--Chinese Proverb
  395. "One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar."--Helen Keller
  396. "I may not be totally perfect, but parts of me are excellent."--Ashleigh Brilliant
  397. "Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses."--Alphonse Karr
  398. "We learn the rope of life by untying its knots."--Jean Toomer
  399. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."--Oliver Wendell Holmes
  400. "Every man dies. Not every man lives."--Tim Robbins
  401. "Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged."--Helen Keller
  402. "He might never really do what he said, but at least he had it in mind. He had somewhere to go."--Louis L'Amour
  403. "I have this theory - that if we're told we're bad, then that's the only ideal we'll ever have."--Jewel
  404. "Associate with the noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty. But learn to be happy alone. Rely upon your own energies, and so do not wait for, or depend on other people."--Professor Thomas Davidson
  405. "All my life I've been my own person. The choices I made, I made of my own free will. I was never held in thrall by anyone or anything... Bow to others in reverence and respect, but never in slavery."--Margaret Wiess and Tracy Hickman
  406. "You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel as if you've lost a friend."--Anonymous
  407. "Your silence will not protect you!"--Kemper
  408. "He who has nothing to die for has nothing to live for."--Moroccan Proverb
  409. "What's meant to be will always find a way."--Trisha Yearwood
  410. "If you are going to walk on thin ice, you might as well dance!"--Anonymous
  411. "If a man loses pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music in which he hears, however measured, or far away."--Henry David Thoreau
  412. "I may not believe in what you say, but I will die for your right to do so."--Voltaire
  413. "Fear can hold you prisoner, hope can set you free."--Unknown
  414. "Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."--Mother Theresa
  415. "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail."--Unknown
  416. "Wrinkles will only go where the smiles have been."--Jimmy Buffett
  417. "When you spend your life worrying about how other people feel, you lose track of how you feel."--Unknown
  418. "Those who wish to sing always find a song."--Swedish Proverb
  419. "You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back."--Barbara DeAngelis
  420. "Enjoy yourself. These are the good old days you're going to miss in the years ahead."--Unknown
  421. "There are always two choices, two paths to take. One is easy. And its only reward is that it's easy."--Unknown
  422. "To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer."--Gandhi
  423. "The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it."--Carl Jung
  424. "Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs."--Charlotte Bronte
  425. "Just living is not enough... One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."--Hans Christian Anderson
  426. "We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it."--William Osler
  427. "Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry."--Mark Twain
  428. "Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing."--Oliver Wendall Holmes
  429. "Life is half spent before one knows what life is."--French Proverb
  430. "The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live."--Eliot Hubbard
  431. "The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead."--Thomas Jefferson
  432. "Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough."--Garrison Keillor
  433. "We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving."--Nietzsche
  434. "Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake."--Thoreau
  435. "Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood."--Helen Keller
  436. "Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations."--George Bernard Shaw
  437. "And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."--Abraham Lincoln
  438. "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."--Martin Luther King Jr.
  439. "Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it."--Danny Kaye
  440. "Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."--James Dean
  441. "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable."--Helen Keller
  442. "Life is a mixture of living and longing, learning and growing, with loving and laughing filling in the gaps in between."--Megan
  443. "Now is the age of anxiety."--W. H. Auden
  444. "God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh."--Voltaire
  445. "Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment."--Evan Hardin
  446. "I used to always think that I'd look back on us crying and laugh, but I never thought I'd look back on us laughing and cry."--Unknown
  447. "I'll toss my coins in the fountain Look for clovers in grassy lawns Search for shooting stars in the night Cross my fingers and dream on."--Tracy Chapman
  448. "Knowledge is the power of the mind, wisdom is the power of the soul."--Julie Shannahan
  449. "When looking at faults, use a mirror, not a telescope."--Yazid Ibrahim
  450. "Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do."--Voltaire
  451. "I fell head over heels in love; and skinned my knees."--unknown
  452. "Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."--Bible
  453. "No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad."--Thomas Carlyle
  454. "It is innocence that is full and experience that is empty. It is innocence that wins and experience that loses."--Charles Peguy
  455. "Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish the rest."--Mark Twain
  456. "Few things are harder to put up with than a good example."--Mark Twain
  457. "Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character."--Henry Clay
  458. "Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams."--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  459. "There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at."--Goethe
  460. "It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart."--Anne Frank
  461. "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved."--Helen Keller
  462. "Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying."--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  463. "Kindness in words creates confidence, Kindness in thinking creates profoundness, Kindness in giving creates love."--Lao-tzu
  464. "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle."--Plato
  465. "The greatest gift is a portion of thyself."--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  466. "All the world would be Christian if they were taught the pure Gospel of Christ!"--Thomas Jefferson
  467. "Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference."--Edmund Burke
  468. "Strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it."--Matthew 7:14
  469. "God enters by a private door into every individual."--Ralph Waldo
  470. "Let your light shine before men so that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven."--Matthew 5:16
  471. "I never cared but for one thing, and that is, simply to know that I am right before my Father in Heaven. If I am this moment, this day doing the things God requires of my hands, and precisely where my Father in Heaven wants me to be, I care no more about tomorrow than though it would never come."--Brigham Young
  472. "If God can work through me, he can work through anyone."--St. Francis of Assisi
  473. "There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes."--Dr. Who
  474. "Invest in the future; have a child and teach her well."--Unknown
  475. "You cannot catch a child's spirit by running after it; you must stand still and for love it will soon itself return."--Arthur Miller
  476. Children Learn What They Live---
  477. If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn.---
  478. If children live with hostility, they learn to fight.---
  479. If children live with fear, they learn to be apprehensive.---
  480. If children live with pity, they learn to feel sorry for themselves.---
  481. If children live with ridicule, they learn to be shy.---
  482. If children live with jealousy, they learn what envy is.---
  483. If children live with shame, they learn to feel guilty.---
  484. If children live with tolerance, they learn to be patient.---
  485. If children live with encouragement, they learn to be confident.---
  486. If children live with praise, they learn to appreciate.---
  487. If children live with approval, they learn to like themselves.---
  488. If children live with acceptance, they learn to find love in the world.---
  489. If children live with recognition, they learn to have a goal.---
  490. If children live with sharing, they learn to be generous.---
  491. "My job is never work--the only time it seems like work is when I'd rather be doing something else."--Unknown
  492. If children live with honesty and fairness, they learn what truth and justice are.---
  493. If children live with security, they learn to have faith in themselves and those around them.---
  494. If children live with friendliness, they learn that the world is a nice place in which to live.---
  495. If children live with serenity, they learn to have a peace of mind.---
  496. "Children need models rather than critics."--Joseph Joubert
  497. "The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation."--Ray L. Wilbur
  498. "A baby is God's opinion that life should go on."--Carl Sandburg
  499. "Heal the past; live the present; dream the future."--unknown
  500. "We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours."--Dag Hammarskjold
  501. "Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose."--Lyndon B. Johnson
  502. "Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice: it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved."--William Jennings Bryan
  503. "It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow."--Robert H. Goddard
  504. "Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?"--Lord Tennyson
  505. "Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present."--Albert Camus
  506. "The present time has one advantage over every other - it is our own."--Charles Caleb Colton
  507. "Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire."--Orison S. Marder
  508. "We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds."--Chekov
  509. "We not only live among men, but there are airy hosts, blessed spectators, sympathetic lookers-on, that see and know and appreciate our thoughts and feelings and acts."--Henry Ward Beecher
  510. "We are like children, who stand in need of masters to enlighten us and direct us; and God has provided for this, by appointing his angels to be our teachers and guides."--Saint Thomas Aquinas
  511. "See, I am sending an angel ahead of you to guard you along the way..."--Exodus 23:20
  512. "The guardian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us."--Jean Paul Richter
  513. "But all God's angels come to us disguised..."--James Russell Lowell
  514. "Angel of God, my guardian dear. To whom God's love commits me here; Ever this day be at my side, To light and guard, to rule and guide."--Traditional Catholic Prayer
  515. "How many angels are there? One - who transforms our live - is plenty."--Traditional saying
  516. "Make yourself familiar with the angels, and behold them frequently in spirit; for without being seen, they are present with you."--Saint Francis de Sales
  517. "When hearts listen, angels sing."--unknown
  518. "A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles."--Washington Irving
  519. "Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be."--Abraham Lincoln
  520. "The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved."--Victor Hugo
  521. "Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart."--Confucious
  522. "Happiness is not having what you want. It's wanting what you have."--unknown
  523. "When one door of happiness closes, another opens."--Helen Keller
  524. "Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis."--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  525. "Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung."--Voltaire
  526. "When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before."--Mae West
  527. "If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?"--Abraham Lincoln
  528. "Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers."--T. S. Eliot
  529. "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."--Abraham Lincoln
  530. "I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up."--Barbara Bush
  531. "If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster."--Clint Eastwood
  532. "Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves."--Ambrose Bierce
  533. "Never tell me the odds."--Han Solo
  534. "It's not my fault."--Han Solo
  535. "If you think that something small cannot make a difference - try going to sleep with a mosquito in the room."--Unknown
  536. He who says it cannot be done should get out of the way of the one who is doing it.--Chinese Proverb
  537. When in doubt tell the truth.---
  538. The future depends on what we do in the present.--Mahatma Gandhi
  539. It is necessary; therefore, it is possible.--G.A. Borghese
  540. Pray for the dead, and fight like hell for the living.--Mother Jones
  541. We must learn to live together as brothers or we are going to perish together as fools.--Martin Luther King, Jr.
  542. "I would rather a thousand times be a free soul in jail than to be a sycophant and coward in the streets. If it had not been for the men and women who, in the past, have had the moral courage to go to jail, we would still be in the jungles."--Eugene Debs
  543. The man who has got everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.--Jawaharlal Nehru
  544. The best victory is when the opponent surrenders of its own accord before there are any actual hostilities ... It is best to win without fighting.--Sun-tzu, The Art of War, Planning a Siege
  545. Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.--Sun-tzu, The Art of War, Strategic Assessments
  546. Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.--Wendell Phillips, 1852.
  547. There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.--Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince, (1514).
  548. Radical simply means grasping things at the root.--Angela Davis
  549. We'll hold this line until Hell freezes over; Then we'll hold it on ice skates."--Anonymous, from a picket sign
  550. The protection of a man's person is more sacred than the protection of property.--Tom Paine, The Rights of Man, 1792
  551. It is the duty of every good citizen to point out what he thinks erroneous in the commonwealth.--James Otis, 1764
  552. I can't see how not wanting to blow up the world is un-American--William Winpisinger President , International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
  553. It is organized violence on top which creates individual violence at the bottom.--Emma Goldman
  554. Poverty is the worst form of violence--Mohandas Gandhi
  555. If you want peace, work for justice.--Pope Paul VI
  556. A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.--Edward Abbey
  557. The man who fights for his ideals is the man who is alive.--Cervantes
  558. If you have tried to build castles in the air, your work need not be lost - that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.--Henry David Thoreau
  559. I sit on a man's back choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am sorry for him and wish to lighten his load by all possible means--except by getting off his back.--Leo Tolstoy
  560. On their side the workers had only the constitution. The other side had bayonets.--Mother Jones
  561. The general prey of the rich is the poor.---
  562. No one has the right to create an economy at the expense of the world's poor.--Adolfo Perez Esquivel 1980 Nobel Peace Prize
  563. The world is divided into people who do things; and people who get the credit.--Dwight Morrow
  564. Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches to conceive how others can be in want.--Jonathan Swift
  565. There will be no nuclear war. There's too much real estate involved.--Frank Zappa
  566. It is difficult but not impossible to conduct strictly honest business. What is true is that honesty is incompatible with the amassing of a large fortune.--Mohandas K. Gandhi, Non-violence in Peace and War, 1948
  567. Tell your boss what you think of him and the truth shall set you free.--Anonymous
  568. Take not from the mouth of Labor the bread it has earned.--Thomas Jefferson, Inaugural Address, March 4, 1801
  569. The basic law of capitalism is you or I, not both you and I.--Karl Liebknecht, from a speech delivered in 1907
  570. The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.--Steve Biko
  571. The strongest bulwark of the capitalistic system is the ignorance of its victims.--Adolph Fischer (Haymarket martyr)
  572. All oppression creates a state of war.--Simone De Beauvoir,
  573. The history of an oppressed people is hidden in the lies and the agreed-upon myth of its conquerors.--Meridel Le Sueur
  574. Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.--Napoleon I, Maxims
  575. There's a wonderful family named Stein, There's Ep, there's Gert, and there's Ein. Ep's statues are junk, Gert's poems are bunk, And nobody understands Ein.--Albert Einstein
  576. "I cannot believe that God would choose to play dice with the universe."--Albert Einstein
  577. "God does not play dice with the universe."--Albert Einstein
  578. "Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence."--Albert Einstein
  579. "Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."--Albert Einstein Science, Philosophy and Religion: a Symposium (1941)
  580. "Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts."--Albert Einstein
  581. "The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking."--Albert Einstein
  582. "If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"--Albert Einstein
  583. "Relativity teaches us the connection between the different descriptions of one and the same reality".--Albert Einstein
  584. "Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity."--Albert Einstein
  585. When a blind beetle crawls over the surface of the globe, he doesn't realize that the track he has covered is curved. I was lucky enough to have spotted it."--Albert Einstein
  586. "I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive."--Albert Einstein
  587. "It's not that I'm so smart , it's just that I stay with problems longer ."--Albert Einstein
  588. "If I had my life to live over again, I'd be a plumber."--Albert Einstein
  589. "As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue."--Albert Einstein
  590. "When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."--Albert Einstein
  591. "True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness."---
  592. "When the solution is simple, God is answering."--Albert Einstein
  593. "We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."--Albert Einstein
  594. "All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom."--Albert Einstein
  595. "Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods."--Albert Einstein
  596. "When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."--Albert Einstein
  597. "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."--Albert Einstein
  598. "The only source of knowledge is experience"--Albert Einstein
  599. "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift."--Albert Einstein
  600. "The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat."--Albert Einstein
  601. "The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives."--Albert Einstein
  602. "A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy."--Albert Einstein
  603. "The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."--Albert Einstein
  604. "Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people ."--Albert Einstein
  605. "A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of others."--Albert Einstein
  606. "Only a life lived for others is a life worth while."--Albert Einstein
  607. There is no Shah who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a Shah among his. Never be ashamed of who you are.--Mansoor Shah
  608. Some family trees are more of a bush.--Bold Mountain Dragon.
  609. Isn't it amazing how uncommon common sense is?--Bold Mountain Dragon.
  610. Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.--Pablo Picasso. 1881-1973
  611. Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.--Mark Twain. 1835-1910
  612. It is not a parent's job to protect their kids from life, but to prepare them for it.--Blake Segal.
  613. Many a family tree needs trimming.--Hubbard.
  614. First you have to teach a child to talk, then you have to teach it to be quiet.--Prochnow.
  615. Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.--Mark Twain.
  616. Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.--Martin Mull.
  617. There is always a moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.--Greene.
  618. Children are natural mimics: they act like their parents in spite of every attempt to teach them good manners.--Unknown.
  619. Raising kids is part joy and part guerilla warfare.--Ed Asner.
  620. Teenagers are people who act like babies if they're not treated like adults.--MAD Magazine.
  621. Any child can tell you that the sole purpose of a middle name is so he can tell when he's really in trouble.--Dennis Fakes.
  622. Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own.--Doug Larson.
  623. Before you judge the younger generation remember who raised them.--Unknown.
  624. I don't know why they say "you have a baby." The baby has you.--Gallagher.
  625. I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.--Nancy Mitford.
  626. Children act in the village as they have learned at home.--Swedish Proverb .
  627. The more people I meet, the more I like my cat.--Unknown.
  628. Eat to live, don't live to eat.--Cicero. 106 B.C.-43 B.C
  629. Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are!--Brillat-Savarin
  630. Food should be prepared with butter and love.--Swedish Proverb.
  631. Garlic is the only food that gets rid of bad breath!--Ronald Poserina.
  632. No one in the world has more courage than the person who can stop after eating one peanut.--Channing Pollack.
  633. With the exception of tax attorneys, nothing hangs onto the edge of a martini glass better than shrimp.--Alton Brown.
  634. If there never was a chicken everything would taste like nothing.--James Taylor.
  635. True genius lies not in doing extraordinary things, but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.--Unknown.
  636. A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.--Alistair Cooke.
  637. The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what the man or woman is able to do.--Booker T. Washington.
  638. Everything is possible within the imagination, nothing is probable without perspiration.--Drew Locher.
  639. This must be the only job in America that everybody knows how to do better than the guy who's doing it.--Nestor Chylak (1922-1982), Major League Baseball umpire.
  640. I don't want to retire. I'm not that good at crossword puzzles.--Norman Mailer.
  641. Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.--Gailbraith.
  642. Doing nothing: That's hard work.--Fowles.
  643. Never drink beer at your desk. Supervisors don't like it.--Shoales.
  644. It's always been and will always be in the world: the horse does the work, and the coachman gets tipped.--Unknown.
  645. A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.--Milton Berle.
  646. The secret of managing is to keep the guys who hate you away from the guys who are undecided.--Casey Stengel. 1890-1975
  647. It seems a lot of young people want an occupation that doesn't keep them occupied.--Unknown.
  648. Don't worry about the job you don't like. Someone else will soon have it.--Unknown.
  649. A lot of folks are flocking to Washington to ask what they can do for their country - and what the salary will be!--Unknown.
  650. Ulcers are contagious. You can get them from your boss.--Unknown.
  651. Be thankful if your job is a little harder than you like. A razor can't be sharpened on a piece of velvet.--Unknown.
  652. According to the latest statistics, there are several million Americans who aren't working. And there are even more if you count those with jobs.--Unknown.
  653. The most dangerous position in which to sleep is with your feet on your office desk.--Unknown.
  654. The best time to start thinking about retirement is before your boss does.--Unknown.
  655. Stick to your job until one of you is through.--Unknown.
  656. There may be luck in getting a job, but the nearest to perfection that most people ever come is when filling out a job application.--Unknown.
  657. Some workers are trying to make both weekends meet.--Unknown.
  658. It's always hard to find a job for the fellow who doesn't want one.--Unknown.
  659. The government will soon conduct a survey as to why people get bored on the job. Just thinking about this survey makes one drowsy.--Unknown.
  660. There is no future in any job. The future is in the man who holds the job.--Unknown.
  661. The fellow who is fired with enthusiasm for his work is seldom fired by his boss.--Unknown.
  662. Nothing is quite as embarrassing as watching your boss do something you assured him couldn't be done.--Unknown.
  663. One way to deflate your ego is to read the want ads in the newspapers and discover all the jobs you're not equipped to handle.--Unknown.
  664. Going to college won't guarantee you a job, but it'll give you four years to worry about getting one.--Unknown.
  665. You can tell a man's character by what he turns up when offered a job, his nose or his sleeves.--Unknown.
  666. Before arguing with your boss, make absolutely sure you're right, and then let the matter drop.--Unknown.
  667. Before you have an argument with your boss, you'd better take a good look at both sides: his side and the outside.--Unknown.
  668. The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.--Unknown.
  669. A man with a burning ambition is seldom fired.--Unknown.
  670. Anybody who thinks a joke about a plumber is funny hasn't had a faucet replaced lately.--Unknown.
  671. Only lords and fools criticize a job half-finished.--Swedish Proverb.
  672. A volunteer is as good as ten pressed men.--Unknown.
  673. If it were not for meetings, we would never get anything done.--Unknown.
  674. It's only work if somebody makes you do it.--Bill Watterson.
  675. There is nothing so pleasing to the typical manager as the sound of his own voice echoing through the empty heads of an ignorant workforce.--John Mitchell. 1870-1919
  676. Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing. -- Werner von Braun. 1912-1977
  677. What is now proved was once only imagined.--William Blake.
  678. Efficiencies are borne of laziness.--Lori McGurran.
  679. Any smoothly functioning technology will have the appearance of magic.--Clarke.
  680. The Earth is the cradle of mankind, but a man cannot stay in the cradle forever.--Immanuel Velikovsky. 1895-1979
  681. My goal is simple. It is complete understanding of the universe: Why it is as it is and why it exists at all.--Dr. Stephen W. Hawking.
  682. I must be wishing on someone else's star because it seems someone else is always getting what I wished for.--Unknown.
  683. I'm lost but I'm making good time.--Yogi Berra.
  684. People that live in glass houses should dress in the basement.--Austin Overstreet.
  685. "Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm"--Abraham Lincoln
  686. "I will prepare, and some day my chance will come. "--Abraham Lincoln
  687. "Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds"--Albert Einstein
  688. "Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts."--Albert Einstein
  689. "The important thing is to not stop questioning. "--Albert Einstein
  690. "Those that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."--Ben Franklin
  691. "Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is made of."--Ben Franklin
  692. "Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of its filling a vacuum, it makes one."--Ben Franklin
  693. "I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him."--Booker T. Washington
  694. "I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed."--Booker T. Washington
  695. "The old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind."--Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  696. "Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."--Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  697. "Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. "--John F. Kennedy
  698. "Some people see things as they are and say why. I dream things that never were and say why not?"--George Bernard Shaw.
  699. "I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work."--Thomas Edison
  700. "Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."--Thomas Jefferson
  701. "On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock."--Thomas Jefferson
  702. Nuture your minds with great thoughts and you will never go any higher than you think--Benjamin Disraeli
  703. The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is without a dream--Kemp
  704. The task is simply to enjoy ones work, doing what we love to do. The results are outside our realm and may be other than our conscious intent. As long as we are working with joy, we cannot help but create the positive good in the world. What else is important?--Harriet Kofalk
  705. The world is moving so fast these days that the person who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.--Fosdick
  706. Life is what happens while you are making other plans.--John Lennon
  707. Money often costs to much.--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  708. The pursuit of even the best things, out to be calm and tranqil.--Cicero
  709. What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  710. Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.--Benjamin Disraeli
  711. Aim your arrow at the sun, and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly higher than if aimed at an object on a level with yourself.--Joel Hawes
  712. We grow small trying to be great.--E. Stanley Jones
  713. A sense of humor can help you over look the unattractive, tolerate the unpleasant, cope with the unexpected, and smile through the unbearable.--Moshe Waldoks
  714. To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.--William Arthur Ward
  715. People who can hold their tongues rarely have any trouble holding their friends.--Author Unknown
  716. The man who thinks he knows it all has merely stopped thinking.--Author Unknown
  717. Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.--Mark Twain
  718. Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important.--Author Unknown
  719. None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.--Henry David Thoreau
  720. Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.--Thomas Jefferson
  721. I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.--Louisa May Alcott
  722. A man never shows his own character so plainly as by the way he portrays another's.--Jean Paul Richter
  723. Form good habits. They are just as hard to break as the bad ones!--Author Unknown
  724. Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.--Benjamin Franklin
  725. A loving heart is the truest wisdom.--Charles Dickens
  726. The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance.--Percy Bysshe Shelley
  727. One kind word can warm three winter months.--Japanese Proverb
  728. There are so many ways to describe success, not the least of which is the way your child describes you when talking to a friend.--Author Unknown
  729. To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane.--Jane Harrison
  730. Lord, make my words sweet and tender today, for tomorrow I may have to eat them.--Author Unknown
  731. Some say time is the fire in which we burn--Dr. Soren
  732. Killing during war is in my opinion nothing more than common murder.--Albert Einstein
  733. Humans are the only creatures, who when they lose their way, run faster.--Author Unknown
  734. This is the final test of a gentleman--his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.--William Lyon Phelps
  735. We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.--Author Unknown
  736. Destiny, is not a matter of chance, but of choice, Not something to wish for, but to attain.--William Jennings Bryan
  737. For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, "It might have been".--John Greenleaf Whitter
  738. The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.--James Oppenheim
  739. We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.--Robert Louis Stevenson
  740. A short saying often contains much wisdom.--Sophocles
  741. What we see depends mainly on what we look for.--John Lubbock
  742. Formal education will earn you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.--Author Unknown
  743. Vision without action is a daydream, action without a vision is a nightmare.--Japanese Proverb
  744. Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.--Confucius
  745. Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.--Burton Hills
  746. If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe.--Abraham Lincoln
  747. "God put me on Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind I will never die."--Calvin & Hobbes
  748. "To know recursion, you must first know recursion."--unknown
  749. "Beware the other head of science, Arthur. It bites."--The Tick
  750. "Empires can rise and fall in the time it takes an I/O request to finish."---
  751. "The quality of a company's management is inversely proportional to the number of 'Dilbert's' posted on cubicle walls."---
  752. "There is an old network saying: Bandwidth problems can be cured with money. Latency problems are harder because the speed of light is fixed & You can't bribe God."---
  753. "Captain Ahab is a villain?" ... guess it depends if you side with the whale.--Mary Stanley
  754. "Some things are better left in binary."---
  755. "You know the difference between easy and hard. If you have to do it, its easy. If I have to do it, its hard."---
  756. "I just think its safer if they don't know."---
  757. "The cat could very well be man's best friend but would never stoop to admitting it."---
  758. "What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?"--Irv Kupcinet
  759. "There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened."--Douglas Adams
  760. "Morality's lease is up and Science has the keys to the apartment."--A mad scientist on The Tick
  761. "In the beginning, the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry, and has been widely regarded as a bad idea."--Douglas Adams
  762. "Things are only impossible until they're not."---
  763. "I'm not sure if I have mixed feelings about this."---
  764. "If you can't convince 'em, confuse 'em."--Harry S. Truman
  765. "There is no sadder sight in the world than to see a beautiful theory killed by a brutal fact."--Thomas Huxley
  766. "What is research, but a blind date with knowledge."--William Henry
  767. "The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  768. "The employer generally gets the employee he deserves."--Sir Walter Gilbey
  769. "The philosophy behind much advertising is based on the old observation that every person is really two people; the person you are and the person you want to be."---
  770. "An overburdened, overstretched executive is the best executive, because he or she doesn't have the time to meddle, to deal in trivia, to bother people"--Jack Welch
  771. "The valuable person in any business is the individual who will cooperate with others."--Elbert Hubbard
  772. "Home is not where you live, but where they understand you."--Christian Morganstern
  773. "I learned more about economics from one South Dakota dust storm than I did in all my years of college."--Hubert Humphrey
  774. "Lighthouses do not fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine."--D. L. Moody
  775. "Yesterday is history. Tomorrow a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it's called the present!"---
  776. "May you always find new roads to travel, new horizons to explore; and new dreams to call your own."---
  777. "When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed its point."--Maria Callas
  778. "I have great faith in fools; self confidence my friends call it. "--Edgar Allan Poe
  779. "Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  780. Someone who thinks logically is a nice contrast to the real world.---
  781. "The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people."--G.K. Chesterton
  782. "God more regards the thoughts of the heart, than the words of the mouth."--Robert Bolt, "A Man for All Seasons"
  783. "May God stand between you and harm in all the empty places where you must walk."--Egyptian Blessing
  784. "What is it to serve God and to do His will? Nothing else than to show mercy to our neighbor. For it is our neighbor who needs our service; God in heaven needs it not."--Martin Luther (1483-1546)
  785. "May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face. And rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of His hand."--Irish Blessing
  786. "It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him."--Abraham Lincoln
  787. "It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg."--Thomas Jefferson
  788. "There have always been hard times. There have always been wars and troubles - famine, disease and such-like - and some folks are born with money, some with none. In the end it is up to the man what he becomes, and none of those other things matters. It is character that counts."--Louis L'Amour - Chancy
  789. "A man who loses his money, gains, at the least, experience, and sometimes, something better."--Benjamin Disraeli
  790. All I ask is a chance to prove that money can't make me happy.---
  791. Boren's Laws: (1) When in charge, ponder. (2) When in trouble, delegate. (3) When in doubt, mumble.---
  792. The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement.---
  793. Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.--Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
  794. Honesty is the best policy-when there is money in it.--Mark Twain (Samuel Longhorne Clemens) (1835-1910)
  795. "That which is bitter to experience may be sweet to remember."--Thomas Fuller
  796. "I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it."--Mae West
  797. "A lie told often enough becomes truth."--Lenin
  798. "It's not easy, bein' green."--Kermit the Frog
  799. "A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for."--William Shedd
  800. I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side; I've noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts.--Bethania McKenstry
  801. The trouble with normal is it always gets worse.--Bruce Cockburn
  802. I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.--Groucho Marx
  803. Fleas can be taught nearly anything that a Congressman can.--Mark Twain
  804. There comes a time in the affairs of man when he must take the bull by the tail and face the situation.--WC Fields
  805. There is not much harm in a lion; he has no ideals, no religion, no politics, no chivalry, no gentility.--George Bernard Shaw
  806. His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.--Mae West
  807. Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.--Albert Einstein
  808. The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.--Albert Einstein
  809. Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?--Albert Einstein
  810. We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.--Albert Einstein
  811. Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.--Albert Einstein
  812. If I had my life to live over again, I'd be a plumber.--Albert Einstein
  813. There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.--B. Russell
  814. "Remember, never ask a geek "why" or "how"; just nod your head and back away slowly..."---
  815. The first part of the human story is simple: We rose out of the primeval muck to peer at the stars. The second part of the story has yet to be written.--Anonymous
  816. "Just don't forget, if it ever gets too tough... there's always a place for you here."--Joker, Arkham Asylum
  817. "Life, liberty, happiness? Well, I believe in that too." "Of course, everybody does, for themselves at least. The important thing is to believe in it for all living things, then you're on to something."---
  818. "It never hurts to listen, sometimes you learn something."---
  819. "Can you imagine how much confidence it takes even to attempt to fly? it takes amazing bravery and strength and self-confidence to leap from a tree, trusting only in your wings and in the air."---
  820. "Everybody makes problems where there aren't any, and then overlooks the big mess right under their noses."---
  821. In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.--Nietzche
  822. The time has come...when we must actively fight bigness and over concentration, and seek instead to bring the engines of government, of technology, of the economy, fully under the control of our citizens.--Robert F. Kennedy
  823. "When the taste changes with every bite and the last bite tastes as good as the first, that's Cajun."--Paul Prudhomme
  824. "Sorry this letter is so long; I didn't have time to make it shorter."--Mark Twain
  825. "When an old person dies, a library burns to the ground."--Bill Ferris
  826. "Having a photometric system without standard stars is like measuring the distance from New York to Paris in meters without defining the length of the meter."--Arne A. Henden & Ronald H. Kaitchuck "Astronomical Photometry" (copyright 1990, Willman-Bell, Inc.)
  827. "Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."--Mohandas Ghandhi, An Autobiography, pg 446
  828. "Taking my gun away because I might shoot someone is like cutting my tongue out because I might yell 'Fire!' in a crowded theater."--Peter Venetoklis
  829. When only cops have guns, it's called a "police state".--Claire Wolfe
  830. The possession of arms by the people is the ultimate warrant that government governs only with the consent of the governed.--Jeff Snyder
  831. Men trained in arms from their infancy, and animated by the love of liberty, will afford neither a cheap or easy conquest.--From the Declaration of the Continental Congress, July 1775.
  832. No kingdom can be secured otherwise than by arming the people. The possession of arms is the distinction between a freeman and a slave.--"Political Disquisitions", a British republican tract of 1774-1775
  833. "Every Communist must grasp the truth, 'Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.'"--Mao Tse-tung, 1938
  834. An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.--Robert A. Heinlein, "Beyond This Horizon", 1942
  835. "Americans have the will to resist because you have weapons. If you don't have a gun, freedom of speech has no power."--Yoshimi Ishikawa, Japanese author, in the LA Times 15 Oct 1992
  836. "You know why there's a Second Amendment? In case the government fails to follow the first one."--Rush Limbaugh, 17 Aug 1993
  837. "Strict gun laws are about as effective as strict drug laws...It pains me to say this, but the NRA seems to be right: The cities and states that have the toughest gun laws have the most murder and mayhem."--Mike Royko, Chicago Tribune
  838. (Those) who are trying to read the Second Amendment out of the Constitution by claiming it's not an individual right (are) courting disaster by encouraging others to use the same means to eliminate portions of the Constitution they don't like.--Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law School
  839. "He slipped into the familiar lie he made his bread and butter by."--Ernest Hemingway,The Short, Happy Life of Francis MacComber
  840. "There is a refrigerator that will tell you how much milk is left in the carton. What are we, idiots?"--Ron Reagan Jr.,on CNET's TV.COM
  841. Time is what is indicated by a clock.--Albert Einstein 1879-1955
  842. The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking. .--Albert Einstein 1879-1955
  843. "Imagination is more important than knowledge".--Albert Einstein 1879-1955
  844. Nothing exists except atoms and empty space. Everything else is opinion.--Diogenes Laertius
  845. "I believe there are 15,747,724,136,275,002,577,605,653,961,181,555,468,044,717,914,527,116,709,366, 231,425,076,185,631,031,296 protons in the universe and the same number of electrons". (=2**256 x 136)--Arthur Eddington, (1882-1944)
  846. "Put three grains of sand inside a vast cathedral, and the cathedral will be more closely packed with sand than space is with stars".--Sir James Jeans
  847. "Do not give two explanations for the same thing."--William of Ocham
  848. "When a scientist states that something is possible he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible he is very probably wrong."--Clarke's 1st Law
  849. "The only way of testing the limits of the possible is to venture beyond into the impossible."--Clarke's 2nd Law
  850. "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."--Clarke's 3nd Law
  851. "I think I can safely sat that nobody understands quantum mechanics."--Richard Feynman
  852. "Nothing is more interesting to the true theorist than a fact which directly contradicts a theory generally accepted up to that time, for this is his particular work."--Max Planck
  853. "The theory of quanta can be likened to medicine that cures the disease but kills the patient."--Hendrick Kramers
  854. "If [quantum theory] is correct, it signifies the end of physics as a science."--Albert Einstein
  855. "I have learned when I get close to people who are full of anger, their anger spills over onto me. But when I get close to people who are full of love, their loves spills over onto me."---
  856. Don't talk unless you can improve the silence.---
  857. "My candle burneth at both ends, it can not last the night; but o my friends and o my foes, it casts a lovely light."---
  858. Faith is stronger than any armor. The shield will protect the body, but faith will strengthen the heart.---
  859. "The person who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn."--Henry Hasskins
  860. "Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth."--Victor Borge
  861. Far more often than not ignorance not malice is what causes people to harmful things.---
  862. "If you build up a business big enough, it's respectable." -- Will Rogers
  863. They may call me a rube and a hick, but I'd a lot rather be the man who bought the Brooklyn Bridge than the man who sold it.-- Will Rogers
  864. 'Everybody is ignorant. Only on different subjects.'--Will Rogers
  865. 'This country is not where it is today on account of any one man. It is here on account of the real common sense of the Big Normal Majority.'--Will Rogers
  866. 'I don't care how little your country is, you got a right to run it like you want to. When the big nations quit meddling then the world will have peace.'--Will Rogers
  867. 'People talk peace. But men give their life's work to war. It won't stop 'til there is as much brains and scientific study put to aid peace as there is to promote war.'--Will Rogers
  868. 'Take diplomacy out of a war and the thing would fall flat in a week.' --Will Rogers
  869. 'You can be killed just as dead in an unjustified war as you can in one protecting your own home.' --Will Rogers
  870. 'Nowadays it is about as big a crime to be dumb as it is to be dishonest.'--Will Rogers
  871. 'Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it.'--Will Rogers
  872. 'Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead.'--Will Rogers
  873. 'Personally, I have always felt the best doctor in the world is the Veterinarian. He can't ask his patients what's the matter. He's just got to know.' --Will Rogers
  874. 'No man is great if he thinks he is.'--Will Rogers
  875. 'I am just an old country boy in a big town trying to get along. I have been eating pretty regular and the reason I have been is because I have stayed an old country boy.'--Will Rogers
  876. We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.'--Will Rogers
  877. 'We'll hold the distinction of being the only Nation in the history of the world that ever went to the poor house in an automobile.'--Will Rogers
  878. "It's a beat me up instrument."--A physicist on the west coast regarding the flute.
  879. "Say what you will about American assassins of the past: they were at least generally capable of hitting a large building painted bright white at relatively close range." ---
  880. "When I start to pay attention to things, I find all sort of things I wish I wouldn't."---
  881. "I don't like perky exercise. I want to be grim when I'm exercising."--Becky Darlington
  882. At times, I wonder how I ever made it through business school alive. I’m not sure my way of looking at the world exactly aligns with b-school norms. Among other things, I believe in accountability at the top first.---
  883. overconfidence: ignorance with conviction.--Amy Watson
  884. On internet startups: Everyone wants to buy reputation through acquisitions or PR, they don't want to earn it. --Josh Larrabee, web designer and consultant
  885. On decision making in business: Most people would rather make a decision in the presence of irrelevant information than admit they’re deciding in the dark.---
  886. I haven't failed. I've found 10,000 things that don't work.--Benjamin Franklin
  887. "The great tragedy of my life is that in my search for the Holy Grail everyone calls True Love, I see myself as Zorro, a romantic and mysterious highwayman - and the women I desire see me as Porky Pig. "---
  888. Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.---
  889. "We said zero, and I think any statistician will tell you that, when you're dealing with very big numbers, zero must mean plus or minus a few".--William Waldegrave
  890. Message-passing (n.): the model of parallel computing which most resembles real life - crap arrives unpredictably, from all directions, all at once. ---
  891. Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.---
  892. "Shutup brain. I've got friends now. I don't need you any more."-- Lisa Simpson
  893. Why grad student offices are like early manned space capsules:"They're both horribly cramped, have nonfunctional air conditioning, give you an illusion of control over your destiny but only allow you to change your attitude, have weird electronic systems that crash regularly, and their inhabitants always have the ever-present risk of imminent flaming death." ---
  894. Moronic students. Stupid police. Fraudulent studies. Whacko students. Clueless administration. Sounds like your average institution of higher learning.-- Gerard Van Der Leun, HotWired writer
  895. "It was a deep and satisfying bug"-- Rusty Lusk
  896. And I ain't in it for the power;And I ain't in it for my health;I ain't in it for the glory of anything at all;And I sure ain't in it for the wealth -- "Wasted Youth", Meatloaf
  897. "In the last ten years we have come to realize humans are more like worms than we ever imagined."--Bruce Alberts, quoted on the front page of the New York Times, 11 December 1998
  898. If there's anything as safe as medieval armor, it's philosophy. Try to find the hermeneutically-sealed kind so you don't have to see out. ---
  899. Every time you hear of the greater metropolitan area, remember, the city itself is the lesser metropolitan area.---
  900. Humans value creativity because they don't have much.---
  901. "Argue with smart man, can't win. Argue with stupid man, can't stop."-- Vietnamese proverb
  902. Truth is stranger than fiction, but not as strange as fashion.---
  903. The trouble with facts is that there are so many of them.---
  904. "Humor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever." -- Mark Twain
  905. We dance around in a circle and suppose...But the secret sits in the middle and knows.--Robert Frost
  906. It’s so good to be crazy, cause the words don’t have to rhyme.--Song by E.T. Devil’s Creek Junkyard Band.
  907. Mon Dieu est Ma Roche--My God is My Rock
  908. I'm not trying to give users what they want, I'm trying to give them freedom, which they can then accept or reject. If people don't want freedom, they may be out of luck with me, but I won't allow them to define for me what is right, what is worth spending my life for.--Richard Stallman
  909. 'Never put off until tomorrow that which can be done the day after tomorrow'--Mark Twain
  910. 'Prizes are for children.'--Chrales Ives, upon being given, but refusing, the Pulitzer prize
  911. Bagpipes (n): an octopus wearing a kilt.---
  912. Indecision is the key to flexibility.---
  913. Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so. This creed is somewhat short, but is long enough for this life; long enough for this world. If there is another world, when we get there we can make another creed. But this creed certainly will do for this life.--Robert G. Ingersoll (1833-1899)
  914. "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."--Margaret Mead
  915. "No matter how cynical I get, I can't keep up."--Lily Tomlin
  916. "Forever be a dreamer. When your memories outnumber your dreams, the end is near. --Kobi Yamada"
  917. "The unexamined life is not worth living." -- Socrates
  918. "There's a bit of the madman in every great man." -- French proverb
  919. "Conducting your business in a socially responsible way is good business. It means that you can attract better employees and that customers will know what you stand for and like you for it." -- M. Anthony Burns
  920. There once was a man from Dunsurd - Who had three wives at one time. - When asked why he replied.- To have only one is absurd - And two, my friend, is a crime.--Old Limerick
  921. There is no distinctly American criminal class - except congress. -- Mark Twain
  922. You don't have to like me or what I do. Just accept me for who I am. It is much easier. It would take way too long to figure me out.---
  923. "Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell."--Frank Borman, U.S. Astronaut
  924. "When the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in."--Andrew Jackson
  925. "Corporations cannot commit treason, or be outlawed or excommunicated, for they have no souls."--Sir Edward Coke
  926. "Accountants are the witch doctors of the modern world."--J. Harmon (1894-1970),English jurist
  927. "Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored."--Aldous Huxley
  928. "May the best of your past be the worst of your future."---
  929. Above all be true to yourself, and if you can not put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.--Hardy D. Jackson
  930. I don't buy temporary insanity as a defense for most any crime. I think breaking into someone's home, cleaning it, washing and ironing all their clothes and putting everything in its proper place is temporary insanity.--unknown
  931. "The hungry fox buries its fangs in the flesh of its prey without the possiblility of the knowledge that it itself is the destroyed as well as the destroyer"---
  932. "I don't know how much money I've got.... I did ask the accountant how much it came to. I wrote it down on a bit of paper. But I've lost the paper." -- John Lennon
  933. "Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power, but character, health, knowledge, and good judgment will always be in demand under all conditions." -- Roger Babson
  934. "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together." -- William Shakespeare
  935. "Life always gives you back what you give out. Your life is not a coincidence, but a mirror of your own doings. "---
  936. "Enslaving the body is easy... capturing the mind is the task"---
  937. Rule of life for men: If women don’t find you handsome, they should at least find you handy.”--The Red Green Show
  938. When you stop believing in Santa Claus is when you start getting clothes for Christmas! ---
  939. Home is where you can say anything you like 'cause nobody listens to you anyway.---
  940. I earn a seven-figure salary. Unfortunately, there's a decimal point involved.---
  941. When entering a bar/club I always remember a bit of wisdom from my youth, “Don’t pick that up, you don’t know where its been.”---
  942. "I do things my way and I pay a high price." -- John Mellencamp
  943. "To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing." -- Elbert Hubbard
  944. "Making money is a hobby that will complement any other hobbies you have beautifully." -- Scott Alexander
  945. "Interest works night and day, in fair weather and in foul. It gnaws at a man's substance with invisible teeth." -- Henry Ward Beecher
  946. Until the hearts of all people change, removing weapons will not stop violence but rather only serve to change the nature of violence. Though if the hearts of all people can be changed there will no longer be a need to try to remove weapons.---
  947. The person that says, “I never make mistakes.” has, alas, just made one.---
  948. The person that says, “I am never wrong.” is.---
  949. "Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach."--Albert Einstein
  950. "I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom."--George S. Patton
  951. If you learn methods, you'll be tied to your methods, but if you learn principles you can devise your own methods---
  952. "The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money." -- Johnny Carson
  953. "Ain't no one can avoid being born average, but there ain't no one got to be common." -- Leroy "Satchel" Paige
  954. "If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians." -- Warren Buffett
  955. "I have yet to find the person, however exalted the station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism." --Charles M. Schwab
  956. "The instability of the economy is equaled only by the instability of economists." -- John Henry Williams
  957. "The flower in the vase still smiles, but no longer laughs." -- Malcolm de Chazal
  958. By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty. -- Massachusetts State Motto
  959. With time, work, and understanding, one has the key to unlock any door, answer any question, and go as far as one can in our creator’s universe. -- Tim Roach ‘1979
  960. "No law ever written has stopped any robber, rapist, or killer, like cold blue steel in the hands of their last intended victim." --W.Emerson Wright
  961. "Firearms stand next to the constitution itself. They are the American peoples liberty teeth and keystone under independence. To ensure peace, security, and happiness, the rifle and pistol are equally indispensable. The very atmosphere of firearms everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that is good." -- George Washington
  962. If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.-- Samuel Adams, speech at the Philadelphia State House, August 1, 1776.
  963. I'm not offended by all the dumb blond jokes because I know I'm not dumb ... and I also know that I'm not Blond. -- Dolly Parton
  964. Scientists will tell you that most human beings only use ten percent of their brain. What they don't tell you is that usually it's a very good thing. Truth is, you don't want to think too much, because if you did, you'd realise that we are all this close to catastrophe, disaster, or heartbreak, every minute of every day.---
  965. We can never escape our past, no matter how hard we run. What we've been, is what we are. Sometimes that past is a friend. Sometimes it's our greatest enemy.---
  966. Sometimes, no matter how much faith we have, we lose people. But you never forget them. And sometimes, it's those memories that give us the faith to go on.---
  967. There's no telling why some people hold on to the past, even when it jeopardises their future. Maybe it's because the past always looks better in the present than an unknown future.---"I am an optimist, but I'm an optimist who carries a raincoat."--Harold Wilson
  968. "The worst bankruptcy in the world is the person who has lost his enthusiasm." -- H. W. Arnold
  969. "The older we get, the more we realize that service to others is the only way to stay happy." -- Carl Holmes "Being rich ain't what it's cracked up to be. It's just worry and worry, and sweat and sweat, and a-wishing you was dead all the time." -- Mark Twain, from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  970. Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car.---
  971. Opportunities always look bigger going than coming. ---
  972. "Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with the greatest charm or distinction." --F. Scott Fitzgerald
  973. "A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it." -- Rabindranath Tagore
  974. "Money is something you got to make in case you don't die." -- Max Asnas
  975. "I don't know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."-- Albert Einstein
  976. "What's the market gonna do, sir?" "Fluctutate, my boy, just fluctuate." -- Alleged Conversation between J. Pierpont Morgan, the banker, and an elevator boy in 1929
  977. "People occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened." -- Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
  978. "A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." -- Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
  979. "Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some." --Charles Dickens
  980. "Laughter is the closest distance between two people." -- Victor Borge
  981. "A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age." -- Robert Frost
  982. "Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused." -- Anonymous
  983. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks and then starting the first one."--Mark Twain
  984. "Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity." -- Frank Leahy
  985. "Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have."-- Doris Mortman
  986. "If you want the rainbow, you've got to put up with the rain." ---
  987. Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open.--Sir James Dewar, Scientist (1877-1925)
  988. Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.--John Wooden
  989. Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. --Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  990. Whoever would make of himself a distinctive individual must be keen to perceive what he is not. --Friedrich Schleiermacher
  991. Standard traffic laws apply on the road of success. Speed too fast and you'll crash. Cut people off and you'll struggle. Pay attention, keep driving and you'll enjoy the ride. It's even better if you can get others to ride with you in the carpool lane. --Simon Cooper
  992. "Buy when everyone else is selling, and hold until everyone else is buying. This is not merely a catchy slogan. It is the very essence of successful investment." -- J. Paul Getty
  993. No one can ever promise you they will never hurt you, because at one time or another it will happen. The real promise is if the time you spent together will be worth the pain in the end. ---
  994. Smile at yourself, smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other - it doesn't matter who it is - and that will help you grow in greater love for each other.-- Mother Teresa
  995. A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government.--George Washington
  996. Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.--Thomas Jefferson, quoting Cesare Beccaria in On Crimes and punishment (1764)
  997. "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent".--Abraham Lincoln
  998. "Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women. When it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it".-- JUSTICE LEARNED HAND
  999. "Some writers have so confounded society with government, as to leave little or no distinction between them; whereas they are not only different, but have different origins ... Society is in every state a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one."-- THOMAS PAINE
  1000. Here is the price of freedom, your every drop of courage, ounce of pain, pint of blood ... Paid in advance. ---
  1001. "Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country. It is patriotic to support him insofar as he efficiently serves the country. It is unpatriotic not to oppose him to the exact extent that by inefficiency or otherwise he fails in his duty to stand by the country. In either event, it is unpatriotic not to tell the truth whether about the president or anyone else; save in the rare cases where this would make known to the enemy information of military value which would otherwise be unknown to him."--Theodore Roosevelt
  1002. "They that start by burning books will end by burning men." --Heinrich Heine (1797-1856), from his play Almansor (1821)
  1003. Almost anything you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it. -- Gandhi
  1004. "War is Hell." ... "No ... War is War and Hell is Hell and of the two War is worse ... for there are no innocent victims in hell." -- M.A.S.H TV show
  1005. During the 20th Century, in countries where "only the police and military" may own military-style assault weapons, about 4,650 innocent citizens were killed PER DAY by their OWN police and military. Even after adjusting for the fact that the U.S. is only about 1/25th the world population, and even if you include all other firearms (which are much more commonly used by criminals than the 'evil' assault weapons), a 20th Century Earthling still was about five times more likely to be killed by his government, than by a criminal. Failure to grasp this simple truth reveals that the "enlightened" among us who want to compromise, and develop "reasonable" further gun control laws are wearing blinders and living in darkness.--R.J. Rummel's book, Death by Government (ISBN 1-56000-145-3)
  1006. Every snowflake in an avalanche pleads not guilty.---
  1007. Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property . . . Horrid mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them. -- Thomas Paine, Thoughts on Defensive War (1775)
  1008. Every raindrop in a flood says, "It could not be me causing the damage for I am but a single rain drop." ---
  1009. What is the difference between reality and science fiction? ... Science Fiction has to make sense. ---
  1010. If you want the rainbow ... you got to put up with the rain. ---
  1011. Leonard Nimoy's singing manages to turn the suckometer over several times until it lands on good, stupid fun. No, seriously.--MARK HALE
  1012. And there’s a bassoon solo, by none other than The Guy Who Plays Bassoon on Leonard Nimoy’s “The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins” himself. It’s hard to imagine a song of this scope being pulled off so easily by lesser talents. Or maybe it’s just hard to imagine lesser talents. No, that’s not it. It’s hard to imagine so few songs feature bassoons.--MARK HALE talking about Leonard Nimoy’s music.
  1013. Beneath Knowing, Understanding. Beneath Understanding, Seeing. Beneath Seeing, Recognizing. Beneath Recognizing, Knowing. – Keeper of the Way Origin of Faith -- Andromeda TV show
  1014. "An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind and soul."--Buddha
  1015. "Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense." --Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1016. Having a realistic plan for what to do after a war is fought is as important, if not more important, to planning the strategy of a war than anything else. Without a realistic plan to rebuild the area (physical, economical, and the people’s mental/spiritual well being) in place for after the war, even if one achieves the objectives of the war, the people that one fought to protect and help will likely be in as bad, if not worse, shape after the war than before. Thus making any victory meaningless.--Jerry Sanders
  1017. "I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next." -- Gilda Radner
  1018. "If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time ... But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together." -- Lilla Watson, A Brisbane based Aboriginal educator and activist.
  1019. Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand. ---
  1020. Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic. ---
  1021. An optimist thinks that this is the best possible world. A pessimist fears that this is true. ---
  1022. People who hate cats will come back as mice in their next life. ---
  1023. "We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about."--Charles Kingsley
  1024. If I speak the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am nothing more than a clanging cymbal.--Paraphrased from First Corinthians 13:1
  1025. Even if I have prophecy, know all mysteries, all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. -- Paraphrased from First Corinthians 13:2
  1026. Very few great things have ever been done without questioning, and often challenging, the currently accepted standards. ---
  1027. In life always remember the 10-80-10 rule when deciding what actions to take. No matter what you do 10% of people will agree with you, 80% will not care one way or the other, and 10% will always disagree. Thus, the best thing to do is follow what you know in your soul to be right and not what others think you should do.--Jerry Sanders
  1028. "History is a set of lies agreed upon." -- Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)
  1029. "Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire" -- Jean de La Fontaine
  1030. "Legend: a lie that has attained the dignity of age" -- Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956)
  1031. "The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one."--Adolf Hitler
  1032. I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words Bother me. -- Winnie-the-Pooh, 1926
  1033. "Please don't lie to me, unless you're absolutely sure I'll never find out the truth." -- Ashleigh Brilliant
  1034. Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. -- Ronald Reagan
  1035. When we got into office, the thing that surprised me most was to find that things were just as bad as we were saying they were. -- John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)
  1036. It is stupid of modern civilization to have given up believing in the devil, when he is the only explanation of it. -- Monsignor Ronald Knox
  1037. History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other. -- Philip Guedalla (1889-1944)
  1038. ... The Beauty of the Mountain is hidden for all those who try to discover it from the top, supposing that, one way or an other, one can reach this place directly. The Beauty of the Mountain reveals only to those who climbed it ... -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  1039. "I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."-- Albert Einstein
  1040. The 12-step chocoholics program: NEVER BE MORE THAN 12 STEPS AWAY FROM CHOCOLATE! ---
  1041. Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces -- Judith Viorst
  1042. There's nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with CHOCOLATE -- Linda Grayson, "The Pickwick Papers"
  1043. Forget love-- I'd rather fall in chocolate!!! ---
  1044. I never met a chocolate I didn't like. -- Deanna Troi in Star Trek: The Next Generation
  1045. Caramels are only a fad. Chocolate is a permanent thing. -- Milton Snavely Hershey
  1046. All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt! -- Lucy Van Pelt (in Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz)
  1047. Exercise is a dirty word... Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate. ---
  1048. Nuts just take up space where chocolate ought to be. ---
  1049. I don't understand why so many "so called" chocolate lovers complain about the calories in chocolate, when all true chocoholics know that it is a vegetable. It comes from the cocoa bean, beans are veggies, 'nuff said. ---
  1050. Put the chocolate in the bag and nobody gets hurt. ---
  1051. A day without chocolate is a day without sunshine. ---
  1052. Life without chocolate is like a beach without water. ---
  1053. Chocolate - The breakfast of champions! ---
  1054. Carob is a brown powder made from the pulverized fruit of a Mediterranean evergreen. Some consider carob an adequate substitute for chocolate because it has some similar nutrients (calcium, phosphorus), and because it can, when combined with vegetable fat and sugar, be made to approximate the color and consistency of chocolate. Of course, the same arguments can as persuasively be made in favor of dirt. -- Sandra Boynton
  1055. Chocolate in the morning is what makes moms get through their day! ---
  1056. Researchers have discovered that chocolate produced some of the same reactions in the brain as marijuana. The researchers also discovered other similarities between the two, but can't remember what they are. -- Matt Lauer
  1057. All of the evil that people have thrust upon chocolate is really more deserved by milk chocolate, which is essentially contaminated. The closer you get to a pure chocolate liquor (the chocolate essence ground from roasted cacao beans) the purer it is, the more satisfying it is, the safer it is, and the healthier it is. -- Arnold Ismach, "The Darker Side of Chocolate"
  1058. Simply put... everyone has a price, mine is chocolate! ---
  1059. Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.-- Mother Teresa (1910 - 1997)
  1060. "Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the greater view?"-- Victor Hugo
  1061. "I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone."-- Bill Cosby
  1062. "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."-- Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
  1063. "The essence of genius is knowing what to overlook."-- William James
  1064. "Who wants to hear actors talk?"-- H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927.
  1065. "No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit."-- Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)
  1066. "You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom."-- Malcolm X
  1067. "You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you."-- Dale Carnegie
  1068. "One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries." -- A.A. Milne
  1069. "Circling the Earth in the orbital spaceship I marvelled at the beauty of our planet. People of the world! Let us safeguard and enhance this beauty - not destroy it!" -- Yuri Gagarin (first human in space)
  1070. “I can’t say, however I suspect that like so many 'great' events, it was something very simple and very quiet with little or no fanfare (such as forgiving someone else for a deep hurt) which eventually changed the course of history. The really important 'great' things are never the center stage of life’s drama. They’re always 'in the wings'. That’s why it’s so essential for us to be mindful of the humble and the deep rather than the flashy and the superficial.” -- Fred Rogers When asked what was the greatest event in American history
  1071. Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. A little learning is a dangerous thing.-- Fred Rogers
  1072. "Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being." -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  1073. "I think the surest sign that there is intelligent life out there in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us." -- Calvin & Hobbes
  1074. "We are prone to judge success by the index of our salaries or the size of our automobile rather than by the quality of our service and relationship to mankind." -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  1075. "Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."--Douglas Adams
  1076. "A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree."--Spike Milligan
  1077. "I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change."-- Jim Rohn
  1078. "Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to the end, requires some of the same courage which a soldier needs."-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1079. "Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind."--Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  1080. "The state exists for man, not man for the state. The same may be said of science. These are old phrases, coined by people who saw in human individuality the highest human value. I would hesitate to repeat them, were it not for the ever recurring danger that they may be forgotten, especially in these days of organization and stereotypes."---
  1081. "Concern for man himself must always constitute the chief objective of all technological effort -- concern for the big, unsolved problems of how to organize human work and the distribution of commodities in such a manner as to assure that the results of our scientific thinking may be a blessing to mankind, and not a curse."--Einstein
  1082. "If you cannot do great things yourself, remember that you may do small things in a great way."-- Swamy Chinmayananda
  1083. Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.-- Mary Hemingway
  1084. In 'Gulliver's Travels', Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more that a hundred years before either moon was discovered. ---
  1085. In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad. - Wonder if that would cut down on drunk driving here? ---
  1086. "Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking."-- H.L. Mencken
  1087. Upper and lower case letters are named 'upper' and 'lower', because in the time when all original print had to be set in individual letters, the 'upper case' letters were stored in the case on top of the case that stored the lower case or smaller letters.---
  1088. Noon isn't supposed to be 12 o'clock. Noon comes from the Latin word nona, which means the ninth hour after sunrise (about 3 p.m.).---
  1089. "Let us make one point... that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile ... Smile at each other, make time for each other."-- Mother Teresa
  1090. Does the word "politics" come from: "Poli" in latin meaning "many" and "tics" meaning "blood-sucking creatures"? ---
  1091. Anything, even the most hideous of lies, can be shown to be true with statistics. ---
  1092. "If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things."-- Rene Descartes (1596-1650)
  1093. If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it. ---
  1094. I'm always right..........expect for when I'm wrong. -- unknown
  1095. 'Here is everything I know about war. Somebody wins. Somebody loses. And nothing is ever the same again'.---
  1096. "Those who fail to learn history are doomed to repeat it; those who fail to learn history correctly ... they are simply doomed." ---
  1097. We say atoms are bound by weak attractors. Why not admit the truth: the Universe is held together by love. ---
  1098. The truest measure of a society is how it treats its elderly, its pets, and its prisoners. ---
  1099. Democracy may only be a few steps removed from anarchy, but at least it's not as loud. ---
  1100. Life? Life is pretty much like a knife fight in a dirt floored bar: And if they get you down, you had best get back up. ---
  1101. The true quarry of any great adventurer is the undiscovered territory of there own soul. ---
  1102. The problem with a work of a true genius, is that the people who appreciate it most are the ones who already knew what the genius was trying to convey, and the people who most need to know what is being conveyed are the ones who don't appreciate it at all. ---
  1103. The best things in life cost money. The worst things in life cost more money. ---
  1104. The best laid plans of mice and men usually go about the way you would expect when you involve a rodent in the planning process. ---
  1105. Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Those who learn from history are doomed to make new mistakes. And those who only learned selected lessons from history are doomed to do both.---
  1106. "You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you."-- Rwandan Proverb
  1107. "A dose of adversity is often as needful as a dose of medicine."-- Old West Pioneer Saying
  1108. "Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I'll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I'll give you a stock clerk."-- J.C. Penney
  1109. "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."-- Leo Buscaglia
  1110. Wisdom comes from experience. Experience comes from lack of wisdom. ---
  1111. Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself.---
  1112. A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.---
  1113. Bills travel through the mail at twice the speed of checks.---
  1114. Dogs have owners. Cats have staff.---
  1115. Everyone has a photographic memory. Some just don't have film.---
  1116. I love cooking with wine. Sometimes I even put it in the food.---
  1117. "Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like."-- Will Rogers
  1118. Old 'Tyme' Wisdom: Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. ---
  1119. Old 'Tyme' Wisdom: Life is simpler when you plow around the stumps. ---
  1120. Old 'Tyme' Wisdom: Never lay an angry hand on a kid or an animal, it just ain't helpful. ---
  1121. Old 'Tyme' Wisdom: It doesn't take a very big person to carry a grudge. ---
  1122. Old 'Tyme' Wisdom: The best sermons are lived, not preached. ---
  1123. Old 'Tyme' Wisdom: You can't unsay a cruel thing. ---
  1124. Old 'Tyme' Wisdom: Forgive your enemies. It messes with their heads. ---
  1125. I wonder how often we say "Lord Please help us." But then we reject the help because we are being given simply what we need ... not necessarily what we want? ---
  1126. "It's never too late to be what you might have been."-- George Eliot
  1127. "The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone." -- Orison Swett Marden
  1128. "When you were born, everyone around you was smiling and you were crying. Live your life so that when you die, you're smiling and everyone around you is crying."---
  1129. "People are more violently opposed to fur than leather, because it is easier to harrass rich women than it is motorcycle gangs." ---
  1130. Democracy ... four wolves and a lamb voting on lunch ---
  1131. Listen very carefully to those who say very little. ---
  1132. Love? Truth? Beauty? I prfer negotiable Securites. -- Var Miskich
  1133. Always remember, it is easier to topple an empire than to build one. ---
  1134. The Loyal heart has hidden treasures; in Secrets Kept, in silence sealed. ---
  1135. You might say reality is the result of complex negotiations between the observer and the observed. But that is simply a point of view. -- The dark backward
  1136. Any fool can be honest for it is only what he knows. A wise man is aware of when to share the truth. -- The right horse
  1137. It has been said, if one is not a liberal when one is young then the person has no heart; then as one gets older if one is not conservative the person has no brain. ---
  1138. When it comes to computer security, if ANYONE has legitimate access, then there is a way for someone to break in. The only guaranteed 100% safe system is one that has had all of its components and all of its data media melted down until all that is left is a puddle of liquid metal. ---
  1139. Only after we have lost everything, are we then free to do anything. ---
  1140. I do not know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like half of you less than half as well as you deserve.---
  1141. Our actions speak much louder than our words, when we speak we should be very careful to choose both wisely. ---
  1142. The Bible is like a lion; it does not need to be defended; just let it loose and it will defend itself.-- Martin Luther
  1143. Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, nor the strong man in his strength, nor the man of wealth in his wealth; But if any man would boast, let it be in this, that he has the wisdom to have knowledge of me, that I am the Lord, working mercy, giving true decisions, and doing righteousness in the earth: for in these things I have delight, says the Lord. -- Jeremiah 9:23-24
  1144. Lord, we do thank You for all those people who help us to become who You want us to be. May we be role models, examples, mentors, heroes for others and point them to You. We pray in the Name of God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. -- Fred Rogers
  1145. Stress reducer; Put a bag on your head. Mark it "closed for remodeling".-- *Caution - leave air holes.
  1146. One of life's mysteries is how a two pound box of candy can make you gain five pounds. ---
  1147. You're getting old when you get the same sensation from a rocking chair that you once got from a roller coaster. ---
  1148. Forget the health food. I need all the preservatives I can get. ---
  1149. Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional. ---
  1150. You can show nothing to someone who is not first willing to look.---
  1151. Just because you can do something doesn't mean it's right, doesn't mean it's ethical, and doesn't mean you should do it." ---
  1152. I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.---
  1153. Open your eyes to the Truth. Then open them to the other Truth. Then, try the one after that, and after that one, try the one over there; and while you're at it, look over in the corner underneath it, hey, there's another!---
  1154. A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for equal to 1/100th of a second.---
  1155. All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.---
  1156. Almonds are a member of the peach family. ---
  1157. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about 10. ---
  1158. February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon. ---
  1159. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.---
  1160. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing. ---
  1161. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar. ---
  1162. A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk I have a work station.---
  1163. "To love for the sake of being loved is human, to love for the sake of loving is angelic"---
  1164. The kingdom was called contrary. The castle was called doubt. The twin giants who lived there were named deceit and despair. Every change in the weather brought rain and hope. -- Shawdows cast by a final salute
  1165. It has been said, if one is not a liberal when one is young then the person has no heart; then as one gets older if one is not conservative the person has no brain. ---
  1166. When it comes to computer security, if ANYONE has legitimate access, then there is a way for someone to break in. The only guaranteed 100% safe system is one that has had all of its components and all of its data media melted down until all that is left is a puddle of liquid metal. ---
  1167. Our actions speak much louder than our words, when we speak we should be very careful to choose both wisely. ---
  1168. The Bible is like a lion; it does not need to be defended; just let it loose and it will defend itself.-- Martin Luther
  1169. Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, nor the strong man in his strength, nor the man of wealth in his wealth; But if any man would boast, let it be in this, that he has the wisdom to have knowledge of me, that I am the Lord, working mercy, giving true decisions, and doing righteousness in the earth: for in these things I have delight, says the Lord. -- Jeremiah 9:23-24
  1170. Lord, we do thank You for all those people who help us to become who You want us to be. May we be role models, examples, mentors, heroes for others and point them to You. We pray in the Name of God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. -- Fred Rogers
  1171. Forget the health food. Ineed all the preservatives I can get. ---
  1172. Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.---
  1173. Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional. ---
  1174. Why is it the people that yell the loudest, often have the least to say which is worth hearing?---
  1175. You can show nothing to someone who is not first willing to look.---
  1176. I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.---
  1177. Open your eyes to the Truth. Then open them to the other Truth. Then, try the one after that, and after that one, try the one over there; and while you're at it, look over in the corner underneath it, hey, there's another!---
  1178. Nature will have the last laugh. ---
  1179. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about 10. ---
  1180. Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors. ---
  1181. Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.---
  1182. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.---
  1183. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing. ---
  1184. The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.---
  1185. The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.---
  1186. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar. ---
  1187. A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk I have a work station.---
  1188. If a cluttered desk is characteristic of a cluttered mind, what does an empty desk mean?.---
  1189. Happiness is not something you have in your hand, its something u carry in ur heart. ---
  1190. Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth; a sense of humor. ---
  1191. Happiness is not something you have in your hand, its something you carry in your heart. Just give it away and it will return to you a thousand times. ---
  1192. Why would a person take the pot of gold when they could have the rainbow? ---
  1193. When God puts a tear in your eye, it's because He wants to put a rainbow in your heart.---
  1194. The soul would have no rainbow...had the eye no tear. ---
  1195. Let no one who loves be unhappy. Even love unreturned has it's rainbow. ---
  1196. If there's no pot of gold at the end of your rainbow, maybe you are at the wrong end.---
  1197. The brightest light is invisible. It shines through your deeds. And warms the universe.---
  1198. It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. --Douglas Adams
  1199. Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. -- Douglas Adams
  1200. I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be. ---
  1201. I'm spending a year dead for tax reasons. -- Douglas Adams
  1202. One always overcompensates for disabilities. I'm thinking of having my entire body surgically removed.--Douglas Adams
  1203. If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands. ---
  1204. Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too? ---
  1205. The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate. -- Douglas Adams (Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy)
  1206. You live and learn. Well ... ummm ... At any rate, you live. ---
  1207. We have normality. I repeat, we have normality. Anything you still can't cope with is therefore your own problem.--Douglas Adams
  1208. I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.--Mohandas Gandhi
  1209. How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments. --Benjamin Franklin
  1210. A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. --Albert Einstein
  1211. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. --Albert Einstein
  1212. Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. --Albert Einstein
  1213. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that one good turn gets most of the blankets. ---
  1214. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that no matter how much I care, some people are just jerks.---
  1215. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that it takes years to build up trust, and it only takes suspicion, not proof, to destroy it. ---
  1216. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that whatever hits the fan will not be evenly distributed. ---
  1217. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.---
  1218. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that I don't suffer from insanity, I enjoy it.---
  1219. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that we are responsible for what we do, unless we are celebrities. ---
  1220. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.---
  1221. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that 99% of the time when something isn't working in your house, one of your kids did it. ---
  1222. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that there is a fine line between genius and insanity. ---
  1223. As I have aged and matured ... I've learned that most of what we are told by the media is irrelevant and the rest does not matter. ---
  1224. Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. --Albert Einstein
  1225. Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted. --Albert Einstein
  1226. Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. --Albert Einstein
  1227. Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. --Albert Einstein
  1228. I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details. --Albert Einstein
  1229. If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies... It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it. --Albert Einstein
  1230. Information is not knowledge. --Albert Einstein
  1231. It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man. --Albert Einstein
  1232. You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war. -- Albert Einstein
  1233. All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. --Albert Einstein
  1234. Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. --Albert Einstein
  1235. In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't. ---
  1236. If it wasn't for faith, there would be no living in this world; we couldn't even eat with any safety. ---
  1237. Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  1238. A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road. --Henry Ward Beecher
  1239. It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top. ---
  1240. Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty. --Henry Ward Beecher
  1241. Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments. --Henry Ward Beecher
  1242. Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown. --Henry Ward Beecher
  1243. Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable. --Henry Ward Beecher
  1244. There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. ---
  1245. A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates. --Josh Billings
  1246. Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed. --Josh Billings
  1247. The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust. --Josh Billings
  1248. There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying. --Josh Billings
  1249. Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute. --Josh Billings
  1250. The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear. --Josh Billings
  1251. When it is time for you to sleep, may the dreams you have be happy and sweet. When it is time for you to wake, may you find the dreams you love and deserve becoming part of your life forever to preserve.--Tim Roach, A good night wish to a friend
  1252. Nothing is so easy as to deceive one's self. ---
  1253. If guns cause crime, then pencils cause misspelled words.---
  1254. If you do not know your rights, you do not have any.---
  1255. Those who trade liberty for security have neither.---
  1256. Criminals love gun control; it makes their jobs safer.---
  1257. If guns cause crime, then matches cause arson.---
  1258. You only have the rights you are willing to fight for.---
  1259. Change is the only constant. Fear its companion. Overcoming fear is the key to unlocking its gifts. ---
  1260. The happiest people I know are people who don't even think about being happy. They just think about being good neighbors, good people. And then happiness sort of sneaks in the back window while they are busy doing good.-- Rabbi Harold Kushner
  1261. If life hands u lemons, ask for tequila and salt! ---
  1262. Beware of Vorpal Bunnies. ---
  1263. Beware of Gully Cats. ---
  1264. If you ask a question you don't want an answer to, expect an answer you don't want to hear.---
  1265. The one human quality that must be developed is self discipline for success. The will power to force yourself to do what you know you should do when you should do it, whether you like it or not, whether you feel like it or not. Success is self discipline. ---
  1266. The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it. -- The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (11th century)
  1267. Life can only be understood backwards but must be live forwards. ---
  1268. "I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior." -- Hippolyte Taine
  1269. "There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats" -- Albert Schweitzer
  1270. "You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats." -- Colonial American proverb
  1271. "Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want." -- Joseph Wood Krutch
  1272. "There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast." ---
  1273. Fire is the test of gold; adversity of friendship.---
  1274. If you play with fire you get burnt.---
  1275. It is a dangerous fire that begins in the bed straw.---
  1276. It is easier to forgive than to forget.---
  1277. An old fox is not easily snared.---
  1278. When the fox preaches then beware your geese.---
  1279. The fox may grow grey, but never good. ---
  1280. Abundance, like want, ruins many.---
  1281. The anvil fears no blows.---
  1282. An ape's an ape, a varlet's a varlet, though they be clad in silk or scarlet.---
  1283. Never judge from appearances.---
  1284. If an mule goes travelling, he'll not come home a horse.---
  1285. Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune. ---
  1286. Better go to bed supperless than to rise in debt.---
  1287. Every beginning is hard. ---
  1288. We soon believe what we desire. ---
  1289. There's none so blind as those who will not see. ---
  1290. If you are a bad hunter the woods are always empty. ---
  1291. In order for one to get on one's feet one must first get off their rear. ---
  1292. I think the reason so many people have a problem with Christianity and the church in general is that they often confuse the teachings of our Creator with the practices and misquotes of the people which claim to be Christians.---
  1293. It took three years of constant printing to complete Johann Gutenberg's famous Bible, which appeared in 1455 in two volumes, and had 1,284 pages. He reportedly printed 200 Bibles, of which 47 still exist.---
  1294. "To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."-- Thomas Edison
  1295. "Those who do not do politics will be done in by politics."-- French proverb
  1296. "Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish."-- John Quincy Adams
  1297. "Too many folks go through life running from something that isn't after them."-- Anonymous
  1298. "Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together."-- Woodrow Wilson
  1299. "He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else."-- Ben Franklin
  1300. "Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."-- Warren Buffet
  1301. "The best way to survive an accident is not to get into one."---
  1302. "Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."-- Mahatma Gandhi
  1303. "Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them."---
  1304. Some men see things as they are and say why? I dream things that never were and say 'Why not?'---
  1305. "There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity."-- Douglas MacArthur
  1306. "Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen: even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind."-- Leonardo da Vinci
  1307. "He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." -- Winston Churchill
  1308. "Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."-- Abraham Lincoln
  1309. A wee child toddling in a wonder world, I prefer to their dogma my excursions into the natural gardens where the voice of the Great Spirit is heard in the twittering of the birds, the rippling of mighty waters, and the sweet breathing of flowers. If this is Paganism, then at present, at least, I am a Pagan.-- Zitkala-Sa
  1310. What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset. -- Crowfoot, Blackfoot warrior and orator
  1311. The Great Spirit in all things, he is the air we breathe. The Great Spirit is our Father, but the Earth is our Mother. She nourishes us, that which we put into the ground she returns to us. -- Big Thunder, Algonquin
  1312. You can keep going long after you think you can't. ---
  1313. The human body is a strange machine; often the simplest and usually least dangerous things hurt the most while the most deadly things one hardly feels until it is to late.---
  1314. "It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has."---
  1315. In 700 BC the Etruscans were carving False Teeth from the teeth of various mammals. They produced partial bridgework good enough to eat with.---
  1316. A Potato has no more calories than an apple. One has to eat 11 pounds of potatoes to put on 1 pound of weight.---
  1317. A Rat can last longer without water than a camel.---
  1318. I always wanted to be a procrastinator, but never got around to it.---
  1319. No matter how far you go, no matter how far your dreams take you, before the night comes, I hope you find your way back to your nest. ---
  1320. Every one of us is like a bird when we are small we stay in the nest with our mother. As soon as we feel we can spread our wings and fly we explore the world. We do not know what life brings. But before your night comes. I hope you can find your way home. -- Juancho Brigido Segarra
  1321. "People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes." -- Abigail Van Buren
  1322. "As you simplify your life the laws of the universe will be simpler." -- Thoreau
  1323. "To begin to think with purpose is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment." -- James Allen
  1324. "In a nutshell, just be good and kind to your children, because not only are they the future of the world, but they are the ones who can eventually sign you into the home." -- Dennis Miller
  1325. "I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living; it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities. "--Dr. Seuss
  1326. "Being rich ain't what it's cracked up to be. It's just worry and worry, and sweat and sweat, and a-wishing you was dead all the time." -- Mark Twain, from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  1327. Sometimes a person needs to meditate and think about things. Most of the time we just need to sit down and eat something greasy.---
  1328. If you wish to keep your secret, first keep it yourself. -- Latin Proverb
  1329. Most people are as happy as they make up their minds to be. ---
  1330. "A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle" ---
  1331. "To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you should prefer, is to have kept your soul alive." -- Robert Louis Stevenson
  1332. When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.--Victor Hugo
  1333. How beautiful is youth! How bright it gleams / With its illusions, aspirations, dreams!--Longfellow
  1334. Youth has no age.--Pablo Picasso
  1335. The heart that loves is always young.--Greek Proverb
  1336. Be not afraid of going slowly; be only afraid of standing still.--Chinese proverb
  1337. You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.--Henry Ford
  1338. Business is like roller skating;either you keep moving or you fall down.--Doc Blakely
  1339. Economists not only can’t agree on the answer, they can’t agree on the problem.--Unknown
  1340. Your attitude, not your apititude, will determine your altitude.--Zig Ziglar
  1341. When the product is right, you don’t have to be a great marketer.--Lee Iacocca
  1342. Marketing is an attitude, not a department.--Phil Wexler
  1343. A friend is a gift you give yourself.--Robert Stevenson
  1344. Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.--Anais Nin
  1345. Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.--Samuel Butler
  1346. Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.--Cicero, De Amicitia
  1347. When friends meet, hearts warm.--Proverb
  1348. Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.--Euripides, Hecuba
  1349. Happy is the house that shelters a friend.--Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1350. When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.--Ernest Hemingway
  1351. Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.--Oliver Wendell Holmes
  1352. Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.--Alexander Smith
  1353. For you see, each day I love you more,Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.--Rosemead Gerald.
  1354. When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.--Elizabeth Bowen
  1355. There is only one happiness in life - to love and to be loved.--George Sand
  1356. True love’s the gift which God has given To man alone beneath the heaven.--Sir Walter Scott
  1357. I love everything that’s old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.--Oliver Goldsmith
  1358. That is the true season of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and no one will love in the same way after us. --Jonathan Wolfgang von Goethe
  1359. Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate.--William Shakespeare
  1360. Where true love burns Desire is Love’s pure flame; It is the reflex of our earthly frame, That takes its meaning from the nobler part, And but translates the language of the heart.--Samual Taylor Coleridge
  1361. Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by our imagination.--Voltaire
  1362. The course of true love never did run smooth.--William Shakespeare
  1363. Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.--Antoine De Saint-Exupery
  1364. Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.--Unknown
  1365. I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.--Thomas Jefferson
  1366. I’m a great believer in luck, and the harder I work the luckier I get.--Stephen Leacock
  1367. Love and harmony combine, And around our souls entwine, While thy branches mix with mine, And our roots together join. --William Blake
  1368. Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove. --Christopher Marlowe
  1369. My most brilliant achievement was my ability to persuade my wife to marry me. --Winston Churchill
  1370. Two such as you with such a master speed Cannot be parted nor be swept away From one another once you are agreed That life is only life forevermore Together wing to wing and ore to ore. --Robert Frost
  1371. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is. ---
  1372. If anything can go wrong, it will.---
  1373. It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.---
  1374. If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.---
  1375. Left to themselves, things tend to go from bad to worse.---
  1376. Enough research will tend to go from bad to worse.---
  1377. Things get worse under pressure.---
  1378. Smile... tomorrow will be worse.---
  1379. Everything goes wrong all at once.---
  1380. Matter will be damaged in direct proportion to its value.---
  1381. When working towards a solution of a problem, it always helps if you know the answer.---
  1382. Democracy is the worst type of government except for all the other types that have been tried before. --Winston Churchill
  1383. To make crime unprofitable, let the government run it. --Irene Peter
  1384. He serves his party best who serves his country best. --Rutherford B. Hayes
  1385. God enters by a private door into every individual.--Emerson
  1386. This is my commandment, that ye love one another. --Bible: NEW TESTAMENT
  1387. If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out.--Paul Gallico
  1388. If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat. --Herschel Walker
  1389. It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.--Archie Griffen
  1390. Winners never quit and quitters never win. --Unknown
  1391. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. --Albert Einstein
  1392. A new broom sweeps clean, but the old broom knows the corners. -- Irish Proverb
  1393. If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything. --Mark Twain
  1394. Well done is better than well said. --Unknown
  1395. There is never time to do anything right, but there is always time to do it over. --Unknown
  1396. What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. --Bob Dylan
  1397. If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, then you will be fired with enthusiasm. --Vince Lombardi
  1398. Don’t confuse excellence, which is achievable, with perfection, which is elusive. --Unknown
  1399. There has been an alarming increase in the number of things you know nothing about. --Unknown
  1400. Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get. --Unknown
  1401. Life is too important to be taken seriously. --Oscar Wilde
  1402. The road to success is always under construction. --Unknown
  1403. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. --Vidal Sassoon
  1404. The difference between a successful person and others is not the lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. --Vincent T. Lombardi
  1405. "Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways; Chardonnay in one hand; strawberries in the other - body thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and screaming; WOO HOO! What a Ride!" ---
  1406. "Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar." --Drew Carey
  1407. Corruptisima republica plurimae leges. [The more corrupt a republic, the more laws.] -- Tacitus, Annuals III 27a.d.
  1408. "From muskets to sixguns to assault weapons, the pages of our history run red with blood. But which came first, the violent impulse or the weapon which answers it’s call? The path to our own destruction may lie less in the weapons we conceive... than the violence in our hearts."---
  1409. "Life is full of problems, it's how we deal with them that defines us." ---
  1410. "Sometimes, the best way to hide the truth is to keep it in plain sight." ---
  1411. "It is our nature to fear a dark purpose in that which we do not understand. But true evil may lie more in ignorance than in suspicion." ---
  1412. "From the time our earliest ancestors looked to the stars we have wondered what secrets they held. But will we be ready when those answers are disclosed?" ---
  1413. "The wounds of war run deep, cutting across generations. But there is always the hope of healing, so long as there are souls among us whose hearts are more full of love... than hate." ---
  1414. "If knowledge is power and power corrupts... how will humankind ever survive?" ---
  1415. "Mankind will be forever doomed to destruction, if we continue to ask for the truth but then... refuse to listen."---
  1416. "The more we learn about the universe around us, the more we realize how little we truly know. But we will only find what wonders await us if no false walls are built around our explorers, and no false restraints applied to the unquenchable human thirst to know it all." ---
  1417. Where there is love, there is no evil.---
  1418. I'm nobody. Nobody at all. But the secrets of the universe don't mind. They reveal themselves to nobodies that care to reveal themselves to nobodies ---
  1419. In dreams, some of us walk the stars.---
  1420. We are by definition ... Parasites.---
  1421. "What the American public doesn't know, is what makes them the American public."--Robert Deniro
  1422. "I only mind the voices in my head when they don't speak English."---
  1423. "Of all the gifts that his maker bestowed upon Man, none is more precious than his ability to love another."---
  1424. "Anyone in the United States today who isn’t paranoid must be crazy."--Robert Anton Wilson
  1425. "That's the funny thing about living in china, even if you are a one in a million kind of person, there are still a thousand other people just like you." ---
  1426. "I am not a vegetarian because I love animals. I am a vegetarian because I hate plants." ---
  1427. "If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence you tried."---
  1428. "Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes."--Thoreau
  1429. "A vague disclaimer is nobody’s friend." ---
  1430. "Irresponsibility isnt a sickness -- its an art."--Pierce Brosnan
  1431. A visitor from a far-off Galaxy explores Earth while his damaged space vehicle is being repaired. The alien watches as the tiny Earth creatures work in peace and harmony, building a community of homes for themselves. Returning to his spaceship, the man from Galaxy X is pleased at having seen such cooperation between the Earthlings, never realizing that he has been watching a colony of ants and not human beings.-- The Outer Limits
  1432. Why should I give my Readers bad lines of my own when good ones of other People's are so plenty? -- Benjamin Franklin
  1433. Don't quote me; That's what you heard, not what I said. ---
  1434. A meter is the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299 792 458 of a second.---
  1435. The second is the duration of 9 192 631 770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the cesium 133 atom. ---
  1436. At the end of the 18th century, a kilogram was the mass of a cubic decimeter of water. In 1889, the 1st CGPM sanctioned the international prototype of the kilogram, made of platinum-iridium, and declared: This prototype shall henceforth be considered to be the unit of mass. Today the kilogram is defined as a unit of mass that is equal to the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram.---
  1437. It's never easy. ---
  1438. If it was easy anyone could do it. ---
  1439. "Never memorize something that you can look up." -- Albert Einstein
  1440. Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. ---
  1441. The technical name for a plus sign (+) is a quadrapoint.---
  1442. The average time between posting an email address on a website and the first piece of spam received is 6.21 hours.---
  1443. True or false? Operators for Disneyland's "It's a Small World" ride have a higher suicide rate than any other profession? The world may never know.---
  1444. The dot above an "i" is called a rander in the printing industry.---
  1445. Draw a circle, not a heart, around the one you love because a heart can break but a circle goes on forever.---
  1446. The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar & England in 1896.- Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.---
  1447. The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.---
  1448. When doctors in Los Angeles went on strike in 1976, the daily number of deaths in the city went down. Striking for more pay, the doctors decided to stop all work except emergency treatments. Everyone was terrified that their strike would leave people to die. But they were stunned to find that the number of deaths actually decreased. Interestingly, the same effect has also been seen in Israel and Brazil when their Doctors went on strike.---
  1449. It is always good to look ahead but difficult to look farther than you can see.---
  1450. JAMA article "Is US health Really the best in the World?" July 26, 2000;284(4):483-5 says that Doctors may be the THIRD leading cause of death in the USA. And people wonder why I don't go to them unless I absolutely have to; after all I figure they call it PRACTICING medicine for a reason. -- Jerry Sanders.
  1451. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of love -- "Mostly Painful"
  1452. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say about Earth: "harmless". recently updated to -- "Mostly Harmless"
  1453. 42 -- The Meaning of Life.
  1454. As you go through life, make this your goal, watch the doughnut and not the hole---
  1455. Be slow in choosing, but slower in changing. ---
  1456. My allergy tests suggest that I may have been intended for some other planet. -- WALT WETTERBERG
  1457. The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. -- LUCILLE BALL
  1458. There's one advantage to being 102: there's no peer pressure.---
  1459. If God wants you to live no one can kill you. If God wants you dead no one can save you.---
  1460. "At one time 25 States allow anyone to buy a gun, strap it on, and walk down the street with no permit of any kind: some say it's crazy. However, at that time 4 out of 5 US murders are committed in the other half of the country: so who is crazy?" ---
  1461. If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.--Albert Einstein
  1462. 10/90 life rule: 10% of life is made up of what happens to you. 90% of life is decided by how you react. ---
  1463. What the soul knows, is often unknown to the man who has a soul. We are infinitely more than we think. ---
  1464. I gave up on new poetry myself many years ago, when most of it began to read like coded messages passing between lonely aliens on a hostile world.-- Russell Baker
  1465. A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses. -- Jean Cocteau
  1466. The poet may be used as a barometer, but let us not forget that he is also part of the weather. -- Lionel Trilling
  1467. Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost. -- John Quincy Adams
  1468. Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. -- Nikita Khrushchev
  1469. Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time. -- E. B. White
  1470. I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  1471. I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is. -- Albert Camus
  1472. How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments. --Benjamin Franklin
  1473. But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most? -- Mark Twain
  1474. I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. --Galileo Galilei
  1475. It is not so much what you believe in that matters, as the way in which you believe it and proceed to translate that belief into action.--Lin Yutang
  1476. True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.--Albert Einstein
  1477. My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God. --Albert Einstein
  1478. If my theory of relativity is proven correct, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew. --Albert Einstein
  1479. The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once. --Albert Einstein
  1480. Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius—and a lot of courage—to move in the opposite direction. --Albert Einstein
  1481. The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax. --Albert Einstein
  1482. God is subtle but he is not malicious. --Albert Einstein
  1483. I am convinced that God does not play dice. --Albert Einstein
  1484. Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. --Albert Einstein
  1485. We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. --Albert Einstein
  1486. If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut. --Albert Einstein
  1487. Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.--Albert Einstein
  1488. There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. --Albert Einstein
  1489. The highest principles for our aspirations and judgements are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition. It is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations. If one were to take that goal out of out of its religious form and look merely at its purely human side, one might state it perhaps thus: free and responsible development of the individual, so that he may place his powers freely and gladly in the service of all mankind. [I]t is only to the individual that a soul is given. And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any otherway.--Albert Einstein
  1490. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. --Albert Einstein
  1491. The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. --Albert Einstein
  1492. Maybe this world is another planet’s hell.--Aldous Huxley
  1493. The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not.--Eric Hoffer
  1494. If there were no God, there would be no atheists.--G.K. Chesterton
  1495. With most people unbelief in one thing is founded upon blind belief in another.--Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
  1496. I don’t believe in atheists. --Neal Boortz
  1497. Next time you think you're perfect...try walking on water.---
  1498. Remember Folks: Stop Lights Timed For 35mph Are Also Timed for 70mph---
  1499. Preach the gospel at all times. Use words if necessary.---
  1500. To belittle is to be little.---
  1501. Don't let the littleness in others bring out the littleness in you.---
  1502. Never give the devil a ride. He will always want to drive.---
  1503. Boldly Going Nowhere---
  1504. This isn't an office. It's Hades with fluorescent lighting.---
  1505. "The best warrior is never aggressive. The best fighter is never angry. The best tactician does not engage the enemy." ---
  1506. Evil leads by emptying people's minds, filling their bellies, weakening their ambitions, and making them become strong. The people then start preferring simplicity and freedom from desires, avoiding the pitfalls of knowledge and wrong action. ---
  1507. Wise men don't need to debate; men who need to debate are not wise. ---
  1508. A virtuous person will do the right thing, and persons with no virtue will take advantage of others. ---
  1509. Water is the softest and most yielding substance. Yet nothing is better than water, for overcoming the hard and rigid, because nothing can compete with it. ---
  1510. Everyone knows that the soft and yielding overcomes the rigid and hard, but few can put this knowledge into practice. ---
  1511. When people go hungry, the governments taxes are too high. When people become rebellious, the government has become too intrusive. When people begin to view death lightly, wealthy people have too much which causes others to starve. Only those who do not cling to their life can save it. -- Tao Te Ching (sixth century B.C.)
  1512. "Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought."-- Pope John Paul II 1920-2005
  1513. One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries. --A. A. Milne
  1514. Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them --A. A. Milne Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh
  1515. In dreams begins responsibility. -- William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) Irish Nobel Prize-winning poet
  1516. May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid you wherever you go. -- Irish Blessing
  1517. May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and the road downhill all the way to your door. -- An Irish blessing
  1518. I have never liked working. To me a job is an invasion of privacy -- Danny McGoorty Irish Pool Player
  1519. The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. -- Albert Einstein
  1520. You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it. -- Samuel Butler
  1521. He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more, He who loses faith, loses all. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
  1522. A little faith will bring your soul to heaven; A great faith will bring heaven to your soul. -- Charles Spurgeon
  1523. Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible. -- Mary McLeod Bethune (1875 - 1955) Educator
  1524. To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. -- St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)
  1525. The family you come from isn't as important as the family you're going to have. -- Ring Lardner
  1526. To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right. ---
  1527. My family is really boring. They have a coffee table book called 'Pictures We Took Just to Use Up the Rest of the Film.' -- Penelope Lombard
  1528. One loyal friend is better than ten thousand family members. ---
  1529. Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing. -- Voltaire [Francois-Marie Arouet]
  1530. We must always have old memories and young hopes. -- Arsene Houssaye
  1531. Inside every old person is a young person saying. "What the **** happened?"----
  1532. Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too old to do anything about it. -- Jimmy Conners
  1533. Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, But beautiful old people are works of art. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
  1534. Never take someone for granted. Hold every person close to your heart because you might wake up one day and realize that you have lost a diamond while you were too busy collecting stones. ---
  1535. Slower than a herd of stampeding turtles.---
  1536. Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.---
  1537. Drive defensively. Buy a tank.---
  1538. I'm not just a gardener, I'm a Plant Manager. ---
  1539. How old am I? Well let me put it this way ... when the command was give to let there be light I help flip the switch. ---
  1540. Exercise Nobody Needs: Jumping to conclusions. ---
  1541. Exercise Nobody Needs: Running around in circles. ---
  1542. Exercise Nobody Needs: Pushing your luck. ---
  1543. Exercise Nobody Needs: Throwing your weight around. ---
  1544. Exercise Nobody Needs: Jumping on the bandwagon. ---
  1545. Exercise Nobody Needs: Spinning your wheels. ---
  1546. Exercise Nobody Needs: Dragging your heels. ---
  1547. Exercise Nobody Needs: Adding fuel to the fire. ---
  1548. Exercise Nobody Needs: Climbing the walls. ---
  1549. Exercise Nobody Needs: Grasping at straws. ---
  1550. Better to be an old persons’s darling than a young persons’s plaything. ---
  1551. On the keyboard of life, always keep one finger on the Escape key. ---
  1552. I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by. ---
  1553. It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.---
  1554. The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.--Carl Sagan
  1555. Sometimes a leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice. ---
  1556. It is the responsibility of each person to speak the truth and expose the lies.---
  1557. Abraham Lincoln did not go to Gettysburg having commissioned a poll to find out what would sell in Gettysburg. There were no people with percentages for him, cautioning him about this group or that group or what they found in exit polls a year earlier. When will we have the courage of Lincoln?---
  1558. In today's world, if you're not confused, you're not paying attention.---
  1559. No one has ever choked to death from swallowing his pride---
  1560. More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying them.---
  1561. Is anything more confusing that the person who gives good advice but sets a poor example.---
  1562. If you blame others for your failures, do you credit others with your successes?---
  1563. The object of love is to serve, not to win.---
  1564. Despite inflation, a penny for most people’s thoughts is still a fair price.---
  1565. A good thing to remember, and a better thing to do: work with the construction gang, not with the wrecking crew.---
  1566. Noone ever injured their eyesight by looking on the bright side of life.---
  1567. If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.---
  1568. Success consists of getting up just one more time than you've fallen down.---
  1569. With some people you need to count your fingers after shaking hands with them.---
  1570. I just asked you what time it was, not how a watch works.---
  1571. Don't worry about the mule, just load the wagon.---
  1572. If you ain't the lead dog the scenery never changes.---
  1573. Never try to teach a pig to sing, it wastes your time and annoys the pig.---
  1574. Tain't my first time cooking chicken at a fish fry.---
  1575. I'm so poor if it took a nickel to get around the world I couldn't get out of sight.---
  1576. That person is so thin they have to stand twice in the same place just to make a good shadow.---
  1577. That person is so stubborn they would argue with a stop sign.---
  1578. When you've been through everything I have, paranoia is merely a precaution.---
  1579. No, I do not believe the electric chair should be used. What we really need are electric bleachers.--unknown
  1580. We got plenty of youth...what we need is a Fountain of Smart.---
  1581. Technology is a race between engineers who are creating bigger and better fool-proof systems, and the Universe, who is creating bigger and better fools. So far, the Universe is winning.---
  1582. Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggie" until you can find a rock.---
  1583. Rap is to music what the Etch-A-Sketch is to art.---
  1584. Only criminals, communists, dictators, and democrats fear armed citizens.---
  1585. The only good thing about an egotist is he seldom has time to talk badly of others.---
  1586. You have not converted someone merely because you've silenced them.---
  1587. True happiness is NEVER gained at the expense of others.---
  1588. You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money.--P.J. O'Rourke
  1589. No society was ever taxed into prosperity.---
  1590. Government investigations have contributed more to our amusement than they have to our knowledge. -- Will Rogers
  1591. A lot of people confuse a short memory with a clear conscience.---
  1592. Liberty is about the only thing you can't have unless you are willing to give it to others.---
  1593. To do injustice is more disgraceful than to suffer it.--Plato
  1594. The obvious is not always the truth.---
  1595. A man who reads nothing at all is more intelligent and respectable than a man who reads only newspapers.---
  1596. Those who can, do;those who can't, teach; those who can't do or teach, critique.---
  1597. My reality Check bounced. ---
  1598. True beauty and true ugly comes from the inside out not the outside in. ---
  1599. "The universe is run by the complex interweaving of three elements: Energy, matter, and 'enlightened' self-interest."---
  1600. "Where I am from, we have learned, an inauguration is simply a signal to assassins that a new target has been setup on the firing range."---
  1601. "You have that vacant look in your eyes, that says 'Hold my head to your ear, you'll hear the sea'!"---
  1602. The Universe is an evil place, but at least it seems to have a sense of humor about the whole thing.-- Londo from B5
  1603. "There comes a time when you look into the mirror and realize that what you see is all that you will ever be. Then you accept it, or you kill yourself. Or you stop looking into mirrors."---
  1604. "Understand, that I can never forgive your people, for what they did to my world. My people can never forgive your people. ... But I can forgive you." ---
  1605. What are we but a shadow of a shadow. An echo of what was. ---
  1606. "When this place was built, I think irony was of the primary material used in construction."---
  1607. "You are sitting at *my* station using *my* equipment. Is there a reason for this, or, to save time, should I just snap your hands off at the wrists?"-- Ivanova B5
  1608. "I think they're looking for something worth dying for, because it is easier than looking for something worth living for."---
  1609. "How soon is soon?". . ."Longer than a little while, faster than later."---
  1610. "The avalanche has already started. It is too late for the pebbles to vote."---
  1611. When all else fails with growing houseplants ... think plastic. -- Jerry Sanders
  1612. Beware of anyone that has to tell you what a good person they are. ---
  1613. "The universe is filled with infinite parts but to make it a little simpler ... break the universe into three parts for example ... mental, physical, and spiritual ... we will find that each part has its own reality and each its own illusions. The trick in life is not allowing yourself to believe that the illusion of one is the reality of another."---
  1614. Always look for the truth, even though it may not always be palatable.---
  1615. Why are so many people confused about religious faith? I think it is mostly because there are many that pretend to follow our Creator but are not: 2Co 11:13 For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as Christ's apostles. 2Co 11:14 And no wonder, for even Satan masquerades as an angel of light. -- Tim Roach
  1616. I tell them I have worked 40 years to make the W.S. platform broad enough for Atheists and Agnostics to stand upon, and now if need be I will fight the next 40 to keep it Catholic enough to permit the straightest Orthodox religionist to speak or pray and count her beads upon. -- Susan B. Anthony on the Women's Suffrage platform
  1617. When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered.--Dorothy Thompson
  1618. It is not the fact of liberty but the way in which liberty is exercised that ultimately determines whether liberty itself survives.--Dorothy Thompson
  1619. We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.--Edward R. Murrow
  1620. The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.--Eleanor Holmes Norton
  1621. Freedom is like taking a bath; you have to keep doing it every day!--Florynce Kennedy
  1622. The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the government.--Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  1623. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without ploughing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the ocean without the roar of its many waters. The struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, or it may be both. But it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand; it never has and it never will.--Frederick Douglass
  1624. None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free.--Goethe
  1625. The average man does not want to be free. He simply wants to be safe.--H. L. Mencken
  1626. Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.--Henry David Thoreau
  1627. Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be.--James Baldwin
  1628. We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.--John F. Kennedy
  1629. Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.--Mohandas K. Gandhi
  1630. For those who stubbornly seek freedom, there can be no more urgent task than to come to understand the mechanisms and practices of indoctrination. These are easy to perceive in the totalitarian societies, much less so in the system of 'brainwashing under freedom' to which we are subjected and which all too often we sere as willing or unwitting instruments."--Noam Chomsky
  1631. A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine.--Thomas Jefferson
  1632. No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another, and this is all from which the laws ought to restrain him.--Thomas Jefferson
  1633. Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.--William O. Douglas
  1634. Robert Jordan, an applicant to the New Haven, CT police force sued the department in 1997 after he was refused entry on grounds that his IQ test score was "too high." A spokesperson for the police department was quoted as saying people with too high of an IQ "tire of police work and leave not long after undergoing costly academy training." ---
  1635. "Have you ever experienced déjà vu and amnesia at the same time?"---
  1636. Beware of what you write anywhere be it personal notes or public documents for everything can and will be used against you. ---
  1637. "Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be a true system."-- Thomas Paine
  1638. "I think it's about time we gave up religion and got back to God."---
  1639. "All the races and tribes in the world are like the different colored flowers of one meadow. All are beautiful. As children of the Creator they must all be respected."-- Inter-Tribal Times, 1994-OCT
  1640. "Religious tolerance is not religious indifference. Tolerance means to value the right of another person to hold beliefs that you know are absolutely wrong."---
  1641. "The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less."---
  1642. "The wiser you are, the more you believe in equality, because the difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to all that is unknown."--Albert Einstein
  1643. "When our thoughts, which bring actions, are filled with hate against anyone we are in a living hades. That is as real as hades will ever be. ---
  1644. "The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality."--Dante
  1645. "Equal rights are not special rights."---
  1646. "At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division."---
  1647. "Because I have confidence in the power of truth and in the spirit, I believe in the future of mankind. Affirmation of the world and of life contains within itself an optimistic willing and hoping which can never be lost. It is, therefore, never afraid to face the dismal reality and to see it as it really is."--Albert Schweitzer
  1648. "The chief source of man's inhumanity to man seems to be the tribal limits of his sense of obligation to other men."--Reinhold Niebuhr
  1649. "There is no contradiction in Nature - only contradiction in what we know of it."---
  1650. "When bad people combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle."---
  1651. The sense of fulfillment which comes with being in the right fight is a very wonderful thing.---
  1652. "He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression, for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself."--Patrick Henry
  1653. "God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it."--Daniel Webster
  1654. "People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election."--Otto Von Bismarck
  1655. "When a person lies, part of the world is murdered"---
  1656. "The pursuit of truth does not permit violence being inflicted on one's opponent."--Mahatma Gandhi
  1657. "How do you want to create peace, if there is no peace inside yourselves?"--Thich Nhat Hanh
  1658. "Peace is not the product of terror or fear. Peace is not the silence of cemeteries. Peace is not the silent result of violent repression. Peace is dynamism. Peace is generosity. It is a right and it is a duty."---
  1659. "Peace is the harvest of love as war is the fruit of hate."--Joan Walsh
  1660. "True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar."---
  1661. "Christianity started out in Palestine as a fellowship; it moved to Greece and became a philosophy; it moved to Italy and became an institution; it moved to Europe and became a culture; it came to America and became an enterprise." --Sam Pascoe
  1662. "Christianity is not a religion; it is a personal relationship with Jesus Christ." ---
  1663. "The world is equally shocked at hearing Christianity criticized and seeing it practiced." -- Elton Trueblood, (1900 - 1994), American author and theologian.
  1664. When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth. ---
  1665. Our Creator won't ask what kind of car you drove. He'll ask how many people you drove who didn't have transportation.---
  1666. Our Creator won't ask about the clothes you had in your closet. He'll ask how many you helped to clothe.---
  1667. Our Creator won't ask what your job title was. He'll ask if you performed your job to the best of your ability.---
  1668. Our Creator won't ask in what neighborhood you lived. He'll ask how you treated your neighbors. ---
  1669. Our Creator won't ask how many friends you had. He'll ask how many people to whom you were a friend.---
  1670. Our Creator won't ask what your highest salary was. He'll ask if you compromised your character to obtain it.---
  1671. Anything is possible if you don’t know what you are talking about.---
  1672. At any event, the people whose seats are furthest from the aisle arrive last.---
  1673. When you dial a wrong number, you never get a busy signal.---
  1674. War does not determine who is right, war determine who is left.---
  1675. People that live in glass houses should change clothes in basement.---
  1676. The honest truth is that if this government were to propose the massacre of the first-born, it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons.--Diane Abbott
  1677. All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse. -- John Quincy Adams
  1678. Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. -- Walter Anderson
  1679. One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. -- Maya Angelou
  1680. I suddenly realized that comedy, for me, was just being honest, and playing it for real. I've seen so many wonderful actors who turn into creatures from another planet when they're told they are supposed to be playing comedy. -- Bea Arthur
  1681. Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest. -- Isaac Asimov
  1682. Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thiefs. ---William Blake
  1683. "It is our scientific opinion that various results occurred primarily due to different reasons, which as a result affected the experiment." -- From the HUH? (How did U get Here?) Files
  1684. "Are you aware that when you open your mouth the sewers of the universe are opened? For everything you just said in that speech was pure .." -- response from audience when political candidate asked if there were any questions.
  1685. The people should never fear the government, the government should always be afraid of the people; Especially a corrupt Government. -- This IS the reason for The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.
  1686. The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get intothe office. -- Robert Frost
  1687. It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world everyday always just exactly fits the newspaper. -- Jerry Seinfeld
  1688. Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome. ---
  1689. It is not exactly cheating, I prefer to consider it creative problem solving. ---
  1690. Most people are only alive because it is illegal to shoot them.---
  1691. Forgive your enemies but remember their names.---
  1692. The number of people watching you is directly proportional to the stupidity of your action.---
  1693. "Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them." -- Albert Einstein
  1694. For everything you see good in a person, there is something equally as evil in them. . . . It is unfortunate that the reverse does not seem to be true. ---
  1695. If you are going to jump off a cliff ... be sure your ready and able to fly. ---
  1696. Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. -- Albert Einstein
  1697. You are in control of your life. Don't ever forget that. You are what you are because of the conscious and subconscious choices you have made.---
  1698. We hold in our hands, the most precious gift of all: Freedom. The freedom to express our art. Our love. The freedom to be who we want to be. We are not going to give that freedom away and no one shall take it from us! ---
  1699. The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech. -- Justice Anthony Kennedy
  1700. Patterning your life around other's opinions is nothing more than slavery. ---
  1701. Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. you must be willing to take it. ---
  1702. It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. -- Mark Twain
  1703. Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one's own person is its ultimate reward. -- Patricia Sampson
  1704. To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive. -- Robert Louis Stevenson
  1705. “The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.” -- Thucydides (Ancient Greek historian and author, 460-404bc)
  1706. “Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.” -- Mahatma Gandhi
  1707. “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.”---
  1708. “While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.”---
  1709. “We must not believe the many, who say that only free people ought to be educated, but we should rather believe the philosophers who say that only the educated are free”--Epictetus (Greek philosopher AD 55-c.135)
  1710. “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction”--Ronald Reagan (American 40th US President (1981- 89), 1911-2004)
  1711. “No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.” -- Thomas Jefferson quotes (American 3rd US President (1801-09). Author of the Declaration of Independence. 1762-1826)
  1712. “I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.” -- Robert A. Heinlein
  1713. “Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.”---
  1714. “Freedom is not something that anybody can be given; Freedom is something that people take and people are as free as they want to be.”---
  1715. Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us.---
  1716. Nothing is more disgusting than the crowing about liberty by slaves, as most people are, and the flippant mistaking for freedom of some paper preamble like a Declaration of Independence, or the statute right to vote, by those who have never dared to think or to act. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1717. The right to be let alone - the most comprehensive of rights. -- Louis D. Brandies, Olmstead v. the United States, 1928.
  1718. "Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right of being able to do what we ought." ---
  1719. "And now that the legislators and do-gooders have so futilely inflicted so many systems upon society, may they finally end where they should have begun: May they reject all systems, and try liberty: for liberty is an acknowledgment of faith in God and His works."-- Frederic Bastiat
  1720. "Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want rain without thunder and lightning."-- Frederick Douglass
  1721. "One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation." -- Thomas B. Reed
  1722. "Once fully enslaved, no nation, state, city of this earth ever afterward resumes its liberty." -- Walt Whitman
  1723. "Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God."-- John Bradshaw
  1724. "There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences." -- P.J. O'Rourke
  1725. "It is not the business of government to make men virtuous or religious, or to preserve the fool from the consequences of his own folly. Government should be repressive no further than is necessary to secure liberty by protecting the equal rights of each from aggression on the part of others, and the moment governmental prohibitions extend beyond this line they are in danger of defeating the very ends they are intended to serve." -- Henry George
  1726. "If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that, too."-- Somerset Maugham
  1727. "Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it." -- George Bernard Shaw
  1728. "Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government."-- James Madison
  1729. "The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government -- lest it come to dominate our lives and interests."-- Patrick Henry
  1730. "The strength of the Constitution, lies in the will of the people to defend it." -- Thomas Edison
  1731. "No one can read our (USA) Constitution without concluding that the people who wrote it wanted their government severely limited; the words 'no' and 'not' employed in restraint of government power occur 24 times in the first seven articles of the Constitution and 22 more times in the Bill of Rights."-- Edmund A. Opitz
  1732. "The Constitution is a written instrument. As such, its meaning does not alter. That which it meant when it was adopted, it means now." -- South Carolina v. United States, 199 U.S. 437, 448 (1905)
  1733. "Laws that forbid the carrying of arms... disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man." -- Thomas Jefferson
  1734. "The Constitution of the United States shall never be construed to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms." -- Samuel Adams
  1735. "Men trained in arms from their infancy, and animated by the love of liberty, will afford neither a cheap or easy conquest."-- From the Declaration of the Continental Congress (July 1775)
  1736. "No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain their right to keep and bear arms is as a last resort to protect themselves against tyranny in government." --Thomas Jefferson, Draft Virginia Constitution (1776)
  1737. "Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."--James Madison
  1738. "Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest." -- Mahatma Gandhi, in Gandhi, An Autobiography
  1739. "To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them." -- Richard Henry Lee
  1740. "The framers gave us the Second Amendment not so we could go deer or duck hunting but to give us a modicum of protection against congressional tyranny."-- Walter Williams
  1741. The fastest way to understand someone is to fight him, make him angry. That's when you see the real person. ---
  1742. "We've had plenty of experience with sneak attacks. Pearl Harbor, the terrorists' nuking of San Diego, the destruction of our first Mars colony. It's a long and bloody history. Do you know what we learned from it? That a sneak attack is the first resort of a coward."-- Sinclair to G'Kar in Babylon 5:"Midnight on the Firing Line"
  1743. "To start a war over blood spilled so long ago.. Where does it end? You kill them and take their land. They kill you and take the land back. On and on and on. The cycle of hatred." ---
  1744. "Mr. Garibaldi! Just now, would you really have killed me?" "Yes. . . Yes, I would've, but I'm just as glad I didn't have to. The paperwork's a pain in the butt." -- Londo and Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"Midnight on the Firing Line"
  1745. "See yourself for what you are, not what others try to make you."---
  1746. "Some things one must do alone."---
  1747. "Prophecy will attend to itself."---
  1748. "That has never been done! ... But, if it were to be done at all, this is as good and as bad a time as any." ---
  1749. "Reading is no substitute for experience."---
  1750. "You heard him. You did the right thing." ... "I did the necessary thing. That is not always the same as the right thing."---
  1751. "They are a strange people, .. but they're okay."---
  1752. "In order to be free you had to learn to fight. No one questions that. But you've overcompensated. You are like abused children who have grown big enough to do the same thing to someone else as if it would somehow balance the scales. It won't. If you let the anger cloud your judgement, it will destroy you." ---
  1753. "Understanding is a three-edged sword."---
  1754. All information in this matter is on a need-to-know basis. And you do not need to know. Have a pleasant day.---
  1755. "Could you tell me what these negotiations are all about?"--"I could, .. but it's not good to reflect too much"
  1756. Our guns are now fixed on you and will fire the instant you come into range. You will find their power quite impressive ... for a few seconds. ---
  1757. You want me to get rid of my weapons? If you remove the need for me to be able to defend myself from you I will gladly put my weapons in a case rather than in my hands. ---
  1758. A stroke of the brush does not guarantee art from the bristles.---
  1759. "We have fought long enough. Maybe it's time we started talking with one another."---
  1760. "Then the tragedy is greater than I thought. Without forgiveness you can not mourn, and without mourning you can never let go of the pain."---
  1761. "That's what the game is all about. To be the best you have to face the best."---
  1762. Relax . . . what we are doing here today no one will remember in 100 years. . . . they probably wont remember it next week . . . heck . . . it will probably be forgotten tomorrow. ---
  1763. "Oh, this has nothing to do with you being a woman. I like women. I've just got a little problem with scientists." -- Stargate SG-1
  1764. "Actually I'm a Major now." -- "Oh well ... how very important. I'll inform the galaxy." Stargate SG-1
  1765. "Carter, if I ever get the urge to help anybody again feel free to give me a swift kick." -- Stargate SG-1
  1766. "Major, next time Daniel gets the urge to help someone, shoot him." -- Stargate SG-1
  1767. "Well, this day just keeps getting better and better."---
  1768. "So with the quantum stuff ... it's possible there's an alternate version of myself out there that actually understands what the you're talking about?" ---
  1769. "Look scary and take point."---
  1770. "I like what they've done with the place. But, I'm not so sure I like what the place has done to them." ---
  1771. "She's a twisted sister. Next to her the furies are mellow."---
  1772. "So much for technology."---
  1773. "I come back all the way from the dead just to see you and this is the thanks I get!"-- Hercules: the Legendary Journeys Darkness Rising
  1774. "I may be invisible, but I'm still better lookin' than any one of you."-- Hercules: the Legendary Journeys Genies and Grecians and Geeks, Oh My
  1775. "I've seen musicians leave hotel rooms in better shape."---
  1776. "You and me? A team? What color is the sky in your world?"---
  1777. "I know Kung Fu. Karate. And three or four other Eastern words. You don't want to mess with me." -- Hercules: the Legendary Journeys Hercules, Tramps & Thieves
  1778. "So much for sneaking out quietly." ---
  1779. "Why don't we drop you off the building and see how fast you hit the ground?"---
  1780. "Your hand's shakin'. Man, I thought you'd be used to this kind of stuff by now."--The Sentinel
  1781. "You think cops are always, you know, scared when they go out in action?"..."The smart ones are."--The Sentinel
  1782. "You let a wolf save your life and they make you pay and pay and pay."---
  1783. "Go ahead and shoot. It'd be a lot easier than gettin' out of this snowsuit."--Due South
  1784. Some dances you sit out. Others, you change partners. The important thing is, you never stop dancing.--Early Edition
  1785. The trick is to assume your life is going to work out. Of course, it never does, so you do the next best thing: you take it one disaster at a time.--Early Edition
  1786. There's all kind of courage out there. Hey, that person standing next to you on the subway car, in the supermarket, take a closer look next time. Who knows, it might be you're standing next to a hero.--Early Edition
  1787. Opportunity doesn't knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.---
  1788. I have this condition; the doctors call it Crap Intolerance, I can only take so much BS before I explode.---
  1789. Count the living, not the dead---
  1790. Judge for yourself its believability, and then try to tell yourself, wherever you may be, it couldn't happen here.---
  1791. That's not enthusiasm, it's desperation. They all dance as if Father Time were shooting bullets at their feet. Which, I suppose, he is.--Forever Knight
  1792. Now that I've expressly told you I don't need your help... I need your help. ---
  1793. I'm curious what happens when we die, but I don't go on reconnaissance missions to find out!---
  1794. I'm in the habit of believing a few unbelievable things before breakfast every day ... today it looks like I'll be starting with you.---
  1795. I think you're very lucky to have such good friends. Appreciate them. It's what makes life worth living.---
  1796. "Free will is a misnomer....we pay for our mistakes, as well as the mistakes of others. Sometimes dearly." ---
  1797. "Kindly get your mind out of the Middle Ages and remember what century you're in." -- Forever Knight
  1798. "No one's shot me in a long time. I don't like it. It ruins my wardrobe and doesn't do anything for my temper."---
  1799. "Life is really a matter of self-delusion, isn't it? People tell themselves that this or that will make them happy and, when they finally have their heart's desire, they find that they're no different at the end of their journey than when they began."---
  1800. "Prize what you will, prize what you can, but always remember...even he who dies with the most prizes still dies."---
  1801. "Tonight. Or tomorrow. Or tomorrow night...what does it matter? We're going to die eventually. That's what mortality means--death. To die. And if we're going to die, we should make it count for something, make a stand."-- Forever Knight
  1802. "You don't always want what you say. It's up to someone who loves you to know what you want." ---
  1803. "Have you had a bad day? You look like something from the back of the refrigerator."---
  1804. "Hey...we were organized! We just... forgot where we put it."---
  1805. "Arggg ... for my life to be this messed up ... I must have run down a cart full of nuns in a past life." ---
  1806. "This is my brick. This is my brick on drugs. (smashing drug items) Any questions?"-- Forever Knight
  1807. "You know, you really ARE one umbrella short of a cocktail sometimes."---
  1808. "This whole experiment goes down the tubes if I spontaneously combust in the middle of Bay Street, doesn't it?"--Forever Knight
  1809. Possible Methods of Vampire Flight: The Power of Positive Thinking: Nick, on a rooftop "I'm a cloud. I'm a big fluffy white cloud, and when I step off this rooftop, I'm gonna float... aaaAAAAAGH!" ::thud::--Forever Knight
  1810. he had a flashback in the middle of a delusion. Anything is possible.--Forever Knight
  1811. A computer program will always do what you tell it to do, but rarely what you want to do.---
  1812. The number one cause of computer problems is computer solutions.---
  1813. A complex system that does not work is invariably found to have evolved from a simpler system that worked just fine.---
  1814. Take responsibility for your actions, if nothing else it will confuse your enemies.---
  1815. Wisdom of Love: Never love a love that hurts, never hurt a love that loves. ---
  1816. Wisdom of Love: There is a difference between someone that loves you because they need you and someone that needs you because they love you.---
  1817. Wisdom of love: Crutches while loved for a time will soon be discarded.---
  1818. Wisdom of love: Love that is true never grows old.---
  1819. Love is the key that unlocks the bars of impossibility. ---
  1820. A bell is not a bell until someone rings it, a song is not a song until someone sings it. Love wasn't put in the heart to stay, for love isn't love 'til you give it away. -- Chanh Kha
  1821. Love is when you look into someone's eyes and see their heart.---
  1822. Universal Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner. ---
  1823. Universal Law of Probability: The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of your act. ---
  1824. Universal Variation Law: If you change lines (or traffic lanes), the one you were in will start to move faster than the one you are in now.---
  1825. Universal Law of Biomechanics: The severity of the itch is inversely proportional to the reach. ---
  1826. Universal Theater Rule: At any event, the people whose seats are furthest from the aisle arrive last. ---
  1827. Universal Law of Lockers: If there are only two people in a locker room, they will have adjacent lockers.---
  1828. Universal Law of Carpet Stains: The chance of something that will leave a permanent stain being dropped on a floor covering is directly correlated to the newness, color and cost of the carpet/rug. ---
  1829. Universal of Product Production: As soon as you find a product that you really like, they will stop making it. ---
  1830. Time has little to do with infinity and jelly donuts. -- MAc from Magnum, P.I tv show.
  1831. It would take a 1930's movie to explain this and I bear no resemblence to Myrna Loy. -- Margo Perina from Magnum, P.I tv show.
  1832. Sometimes forcing the issue is kind of like cramming for finals the night before. But you can't be a student forever. Sooner or later, you have to graduate. ---
  1833. One of the cliche's of being a private investigator is that to get information from a bartender you have to slip him bills of various denominations. Bills that you can't afford with pictures of unfamiliar presidents and usually for information that isn't worth it. ---
  1834. "While we continue our discussion about cults. Can anyone give me a modern day example of a cult using cohesive techniques such as peer pressure, chanting, and social isolation to control over its members?"--"Cheerleading?"
  1835. "At least you were brave enough to take the risk." -- "Oh yeah, that's me ... Cupid's cannon fodder."
  1836. "I'm starting to get a complex. It seems all the women I find even remotely appealing turn out to be psychopaths." ---
  1837. "It's crazy to do that." -- "Oh we passed crazy about an hour ago."
  1838. "The American version of closure. You can only get over your grief when you figure out how to merchandise your tragedy." -- Chloe from Smaville tv show
  1839. Never underestimate the value of eccentrics and lunatics---
  1840. "Is that a flash grenade?" -- "Careful! That was a graduation present. I'm saving it for a special ocassion."
  1841. "I'll be at the library, researching ways to kill my roommate." -- Chloe, "Smallville"
  1842. Beware of white knights, people. They don't always slay dragons. Sometimes they train them for their own dark purpose. Think of Hitler, Stalin, Napoleon." ---
  1843. We're closed and, much like my life, the day is over.-- Al Bundy from married with children
  1844. Guys may come and guys may go, but daddy's always daddy...well, at least until he jumps a freight train.-- Al Bundy from married with children
  1845. Something sinister's going on so I know a woman's behind it. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1846. Love is not only blind but stupid. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1847. I blame it on TV. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1848. I was driving home ... Who knows why? -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1849. I'm a living example of how the brain really doesn't need blood to work. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1850. I don't know...The last thing I remember a fryingpan bounced of my head. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1851. Greetings vultures! Your meal-ticket is here. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1852. A man's home is his coffin. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1853. None today! Tomorrow, twice as much! -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1854. I begged for the death-penalty but they insisted that I'd learn a lesson. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1855. Put your feet up, it's getting pretty deep in here. ---
  1856. Christmas is not the time for regrets. That's what anniversaries are for. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1857. I hate my life ... can't eat, can't sleep, can't bury my wife in the backyard. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1858. Insurance is like marriage. You pay and pay but you never get anything back. -- Al Bundy from married with children
  1859. "It's more than I usually get. It's closer to what I deserve." -- Sgt. Getraer from "CHiPs" after a computer malfunction gives him an obnoxiously high paycheck.
  1860. "As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly."-- Spoken by Mr. Carlson as turkeys are dumped from a plane as a promotional stunt. WKRP in Cincinnati
  1861. "You broke my arm!" ... "There are 215 bones in the human body. That's one." -- from Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  1862. "Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Probably so we can think twice." -- Bill Watterson
  1863. "It's not denial. I'm just selective about the reality I accept." -- Calvin & Hobbes
  1864. "If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently."--Calvin & Hobbes
  1865. "In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows."-- Woody Allen
  1866. Sorry I haven't been around much lately. I'm easily distracted by shiney things." -- the Tick
  1867. "Is this a warm moment or should we be disturbed?" -- the Tick
  1868. "You do this for me, and I swear I will never ask you to do anything for me ever again... until the next time." -- Garibaldi - Babylon 5
  1869. On some level, people like to see something explode and fall apart from the inside out. -- Garibaldi - Babylon 5
  1870. If you don't get busy soon, we're going to sacrifice you to the volcano gods. -- Cupid tv show
  1871. I hardly ever do those midnight sacrifices of small animals. I can't get the otter blood out of my coffee table. -- Cupid tv show
  1872. To paraphrase a drinking partner of mine, 'Don't trust freaks bearing gifts'. -- Cupid tv show
  1873. Relax doesn't go in the same sentence as New York. -- Spiderman
  1874. Coffee without the caffeine. Can someone explain that to me? ---
  1875. The next time you decide to cuss use your own name instead of God's. ---
  1876. When a man’s wife learns to understand him, she usually stops listening to him.---
  1877. Sex is hereditary. If your parents never had it, chances are you won’t either.---
  1878. There is no difference between a wise man and a fool when they fall in love.---
  1879. Smile ... it no gonna breaka u face. ---
  1880. Surely, the finest teachers of creativity, persistence,and unconditional love, are children.---
  1881. Why do they give you a watch when you retire when it's the first time in your life you really don't care what time it is? ---
  1882. Why do they tell you the temperature at the airport? -- Nobody I know lives at the airport.
  1883. Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich.---
  1884. “I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.”--Nikola Tesla
  1885. “Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments.”--Nikola Tesla
  1886. “My method is different. I do not rush into actual work. When I get a new idea, I start at once building it up in my imagination, and make improvements and operate the device in my mind. When I have gone so far as to embody everything in my invention, every possible improvement I can think of, and when I see no fault anywhere, I put into concrete form the final product of my brain.”--Nikola Tesla
  1887. “The practical success of an idea, irrespective of its inherent merit, is dependent on the attitude of the contemporaries. If timely it is quickly adopted; if not, it is apt to fare like a sprout lured out of the ground by warm sunshine, only to be injured and retarded in its growth by the succeeding frost.”--Nikola Tesla
  1888. "The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being, and if we concetrate our minds on that truth, we become in tune with this great power. My Mother had taught me to seek all truth in the Bible.”--Nikola Tesla
  1889. "The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.”--Nikola Tesla
  1890. “Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.”--Nikola Tesla
  1891. Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.---
  1892. All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.---
  1893. Political freedom is a political reading of the Bible.---
  1894. Evil societies always kill their consciences.---
  1895. "Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same." -- Oscar Wilde
  1896. Just because nobody complains doesn't mean all parachutes are perfect.--Benny Hill
  1897. Pinky: Gee, Brain. What are we going to do tonight? -- The Brain: The same thing we do every night, Pinky. Try to take over the world.
  1898. The Brain: We're going to a place where the sun never sets, the size of your wallet matters, and actors and actresses slave all day. -- Pinky: We're going to a restaurant?
  1899. The Brain: Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so Brain... but do I really need 2 tongues?
  1900. The Brain: Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so, Brain, but then it'd be Snow White and the Seven Samurai...
  1901. The Brain: Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so, Brain, but how are we going to make pencils that taste like bacon? Or maybe we should make bacon that tastes like pencils.
  1902. The Brain: Are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so Brain, but burlap chafes me so.
  1903. The Brain: Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so, but where will we find an open tattoo parlor at this time of night?
  1904. The Brain: Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so, Brain, but how will we get the SPice Girls into the paella?
  1905. The Brain: Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: Well, I think so Brain, but balancing a family, and a career? Ooh, it's all too much for me.
  1906. The Brain: Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: Well, I think so Brain, but if we didn't have ears, we'd look like weasels.
  1907. The Brain: Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: Um... I think so, Brain, but what if the chicken won't wear the nylons?
  1908. The Brain: Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so Brain, but if Jimmy cracked corn, and no one cares, why does he keep doing it?
  1909. The Brain: Are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so, Brain, but if we get "Sam spayed," we'll never have any puppies.
  1910. The Brain: Are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so, Brain, but me and Pippi Longstocking... I mean, what would the children look like?
  1911. The Brain: Are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: Uh... yeah, Brain, but where will we get rubber pants our size?
  1912. The Brain: Are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so Brain, but the Rockettes, it's mostly girls, isn't it?
  1913. The Brain: Are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: I think so, Brain, but can the Gummi Worms really live in peace with the Marshmallow Chicks?
  1914. The Brain: Are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: Wuh, I think so, Brain, but wouldn't anything lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?
  1915. The Brain: Are you pondering what I'm pondering? -- Pinky: Yes Brain, but if our knees bent the other way, how would we ride a bicycle?
  1916. And they say them UFO things are just pie plates... well, they ARE pie plates. ALIEN pie plates... -- Pinky and The Brain
  1917. The Brain: I'd like to thank all the little people I stepped on to get where I am today. -- Pinky and The Brain
  1918. The Brain: We must head to a place where overweight, middle-aged people go to party and throw away money. -- Pinky: Capitol Hill?
  1919. The Brain: No, Pinky. Never use two drops of the formula. It would cause a reaction on the molecular level that is completely unpredictable. -- Pinky: Oh, I hate it when that happens.
  1920. The Brain: Enough! If this is what passes for conduct becoming of world leaders, I don't want any part of it. -- Pinky and The Brain
  1921. The Brain: Do you practice being dim or is it a natural talent? -- Pinky: Oh practice Brain. All day, EVERYDAY! -- Pinky and The Brain
  1922. The Brain: Pinky, you give a whole new meaning to the phrase, "counter-intelligence". -- Pinky and The Brain
  1923. No one can pull the wool over my eyes. Cashmere maybe, but wool, never. -- Thurston Howell III - Gilligan's Island
  1924. The 'Wizard of Wall Street' strikes again! -- Thurston Howell III - Gilligan's Island
  1925. Gilligan's Island is wherever you want it to be in your mind. -- Bob Denver
  1926. PROFESSOR: "Oh, I'm sorry, Gilligan. I was just indulging in a bit of reverie." -- GILLIGAN: "Oh, I coulda sworn you were just sittin' there thinkin'."
  1927. A champagne is only a champagne if it comes from the champagne valley in france, it is otherwise technically classed as a sparking wine.---
  1928. Pasteur unravelled the secrets of yeast in the fermentation process, and he also developed pasteurization to stabilize beers 22 years before the process was applied to milk---
  1929. The flag should never be dipped to any person or thing. It is flown upside down only as a distress signal. -- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1930. The flag should not be used for any decoration in general.-- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1931. The flag should never be used for any advertising purpose. It should not be embroidered, printed or otherwise impressed on such articles as cushions, handkerchiefs, napkins, boxes, or anything intended to be discarded after temporary use. Advertising signs should not be attached to the staff or halyard.-- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1932. The flag should never touch anything beneath it, such as the ground, the floor, water, or merchandise. -- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1933. The flag should form a distinctive feature of the ceremony of unveiling a statue or monument, but it should never be used as the covering for the statue or monument.-- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1934. The flag should never be carried flat or horizontally, but always aloft and free. -- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1935. The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery. It should never be festooned, drawn back, nor up, in folds, but always allowed to fall free. -- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1936. The flag should never be used as a covering for a ceiling.-- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1937. The flag should never have placed upon it, nor on any part of it, nor attached to it any mark, insignia, letter, word, figure, design, picture, or drawing of any nature.-- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1938. The flag should never be used as a receptacle for receiving, holding, carrying, or delivering anything. -- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1939. The flag should never be used for advertising purposes in any manner whatsoever. It should not be embroidered on such articles as cushions or handkerchiefs and the like, printed or otherwise impressed on paper napkins or boxes or anything that is designed for temporary use and discard. Advertising signs should not be fastened to a staff or halyard from which the flag is flown.-- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1940. No part of the flag should ever be used as a costume or athletic uniform. However, a flag patch may be affixed to the uniform of military personnel, firemen, policemen, and members of patriotic organizations. The flag represents a living country and is itself considered a living thing. Therefore, the lapel flag pin being a replica, should be worn on the left lapel near the heart. -- American Flag Etiquette United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1
  1941. "In God we trust" is the national motto. -- United States Code Title 36 Chapter 3 §302. National motto
  1942. Better an empty pocket than a full casket. ---
  1943. I admit sometimes I drink to excess. I'll drink to anything.-- Dean Martin
  1944. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off your bowlines, sail away from safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." -- Mark Twain
  1945. You’ll never hear one of us repeating gossip, which is why you better listen close the first time.-- from HEEHAW tv show.
  1946. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone is thinking of you?
  1947. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone misses you?
  1948. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone wants to talk to you?
  1949. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone hopes everything turns out all right?
  1950. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone wants you to be happy?
  1951. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone wants to forgive you?
  1952. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone wants you to find them?
  1953. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone wants to be forgiven?
  1954. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone wants to give you a gift?
  1955. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone loves you?
  1956. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone is thinking of you and smiling?
  1957. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone would do anything for you?
  1958. Did you know that right now this minute -- someone wants to get to know you better?
  1959. Most scientists are bottle washers and button sorters. -- Lazarus Long
  1960. The Second Amendment only applies to flintlocks, just as the First Amendment only applies to quills and lead type. -- Think about it.
  1961. Washington DC's low murder rate of 80.6 per 100,000 is due to strict gun control, but Arlington, Virginia's high murder rate of 1.6 per 100,000 is attributable to the lack of gun control. -- Think about it.
  1962. We don't need the Second Amendment or arms to protect our Constitution, but should instead use the courts and the government system, just as we did in 1776. -- Think about it.
  1963. why is it that door-to-door searches for drugs are a gross violation of civil rights and a sign of Fascism, but door-to-door searches for guns are a reasonable solution to the "gun problem." -- Think about it.
  1964. You cannot claim that the phrase “the people” means “every American citizen, regardless of race, age, religion, gender or any of a dozen other identifying factors” in: the Preamble, Constitutional Amendments 1, 4, 9, 10 & 17 and then try to claim that it only means “specific and pre-designated agents of the government” in the Second Amendment. -- Think About it.
  1965. why is it they say a woman in a microskirt, perfume and a Wonderbra, without underwear, is a helpless victim, but someone getting paid $6 an hour to deliver the cash from a fast food place to the bank at the same time every night is, "asking for it." And you won't allow either of them to carry a gun. -- Think about it.
  1966. why is it they say gun safety courses in school only encourage kids to commit violence, but sex education in school doesn't encourage kids to have sex?--Think about it.
  1967. Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law', because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual. -- Thomas Jefferson
  1968. There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. -- Ayn Rand in Atlas Shrugged (1957)
  1969. Useless laws weaken the necessary laws. -- Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron De Montesquieu, De L'Esprit des Lois, 1748
  1970. I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is a disgrace, two men are called a Law Firm, and three or more are called a Congress. -- John Adams
  1971. The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be. -- Lao Tsu
  1972. The general rule is that an unconstitutional statute, though having the form and name of law, is in reality no law, but is wholly void, and ineffective for any purpose; since unconstitutionality dates from the time of it's enactment, and not merely from the date of the decision so branding it. No one is bound to obey an unconstitutional law, and no courts are bound to enforce it. -- 16 Am Jur 2d, Sec 177 late 2d, Sec 256
  1973. The more corrupt the Republic, the more the laws. -- Giovanni Sartori
  1974. The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the Prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this. -- Albert Einstein, My First Impression of the U.S.A., 1921
  1975. The jury has a right to judge both the law as well as the facts in controversy. -- John Jay, 1st Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
  1976. The pages of history shine on instances of the jury's exercise of its prerogative to disregard instructions of the judge -- U.S. vs. Dougherty, 1972
  1977. It would be an absurdity for jurors to be required to accept the judge's view of the law, against their own opinion, judgment, and conscience. -- John Adams
  1978. I consider trial by jury as the only anchor yet imagined by man by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution. -- Thomas Jefferson
  1979. We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions. -- Ronald Reagan
  1980. Power is the great evil with which we are contending. We have divided power between three branches of government and erected checks and balances to prevent abuse of power. However, where is the check on the power of the judiciary? If we fail to check the power of the judiciary, I predict that we will eventually live under judicial tyranny. -- Patrick Henry
  1981. Laws do not persuade just because they threaten. -- Lucius Annaeus Seneca, c. 4BC - 65AD.
  1982. Every actual state is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1983. My body is my own, at least I have always so regarded it. If I do harm ... it is I who suffers, not the state. -- Mark Twain
  1984. Life, faculties, production -- in other words, individuality, liberty, property -- this is man. And in spite of the cunning of artful political leaders, these three gifts from God precede all human legislation, and are superior to it. Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place. -- Frederic Bastiat, The Law
  1985. The Judiciary of the United States is the subtle corps of sappers and miners constantly working under ground to undermine the foundations of our confederated fabric. -- Thomas Jefferson, 1820
  1986. Just as it is the duty of all men to obey just laws, so it is the duty of all men to disobey unjust laws -- Martin Luther King Jr.
  1987. The 10 Commandments contain 297 words. The Bill of Rights is stated in 463 words. Lincon's Gettysburg Address contains 266 words. A recent federal directive to regulate the price of cabbage contains 26,911 words. -- The Atlanta Journal
  1988. Our peculiar security is in the possession of a written Constitution. Let us not make it a blank paper by construction. -- Thomas Jefferson
  1989. The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure. -- Albert Einstein
  1990. Unnecessary laws are but traps for money. -- Thomas Hobbes
  1991. Where the constitution is mute, we should vote about these matters rather than litigate them. -- Robert Bork
  1992. Laws should be constructed so as to leave as little as possible to the decision of those who judge. -- Aristotle
  1993. Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and to the Republic for which it stands. Miracles do not cluster, and what has happened once in 6000 years, may not happen again. Hold on to the Constitution, for if the American Constitution should fail, there will be anarchy throughout the world. -- Daniel Webster
  1994. One single object...[will merit] the endless gratitude of the society: that of restraining the judges from usurping legislation. -- Thomas Jefferson
  1995. A clean house is a sign of a broken computer. ---
  1996. If you want a team to win the high jump, you find one person who can jump seven feet, not seven people who can jump one foot each. ---
  1997. In any organization there will always be one person who knows what is going on. -- This person must be fired.
  1998. In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence. Work is accomplished by those employees who have not reached their level of incompetence. ---
  1999. The solving of the problem lies in finding the solvers.---
  2000. Great discoveries are usually made by mistake. ---
  2001. Money can't buy happiness, but it sure gets you a great bargaining position. ---
  2002. Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything. ---
  2003. Great discoveries are usually made by mistake. ---
  2004. Every family has a skeleton in the closet.---
  2005. The devil finds work for idle hands.---
  2006. A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.---
  2007. In the coldest flint there is hot fire. ---
  2008. Those who play the game do not see it as clearly as those who watch. ---
  2009. Danger can never be overcome without taking risks. ---
  2010. "The last 29 days of the month [are] the toughest."--Nikola Tesla
  2011. "As soon as [the Wardenclyffe plant is] completed, it will be possible for a business man in New York to dictate instructions, and have them instantly appear in type at his office in London or elsewhere. He will be able to call up, from his desk, and talk to any telephone subscriber on the globe, without any change whatever in the existing equipment. An inexpensive instrument, not bigger than a watch, will enable its bearer to hear anywhere, on sea or land, music or song, the speech of a political leader, the address of an eminent man of science, or the sermon of an eloquent clergyman, delivered in some other place, however distant. In the same manner any picture, character, drawing, or print can be transferred from one to another place. ..." -- Nikola Tesla, 1893
  2012. "Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them ."-- Orison Swett Marden
  2013. I always give 100%: 12% on Monday - 23% on Tuesday - 40% on Wenesday - 20% on Thursday - and 5% on Friday. -- unknown
  2014. As of tomorrow, employees will only be able to access the building using individual security cards. Pictures will be taken next Wednesday and employees will receive their cards in two weeks. -- The Joy of real life Dilbert managers.
  2015. What I need is a list of specific unknown problems we will encounter. -- The Joy of real life Dilbert managers.
  2016. "We know that communication is a problem, but the company is not going to discuss it with the employees." -- The Joy of real life Dilbert managers.
  2017. They told us to stop the snake to cut off the head. That sounded good until someone pointed out that we were dealing with a Hydra. ---
  2018. There is more money being spent on breast implants and Viagra today than on Alzheimer's research. This means that by 2040, there should be a large elderly population with perky boobs and huge erections and absolutely no recollection of what to do with them. ---
  2019. To ignore the facts does not change the facts.---
  2020. It's the small daily happenings that make life so spectacular.---
  2021. Money does not buy class. ---
  2022. Eat a pint of ice cream to reduce your craving for sweets. -- Questionable Dieting Logic.
  2023. To melt your waistline, eat your pizza very, very hot -- Questionable Dieting Logic.
  2024. If you put a crouton on your sundae instead of a cherry it counts as a salad. -- Questionable Dieting Logic.
  2025. Potato chips are not rubbery and blubbery like fat. They are crisp and crunchy like lettus. That proves they are diet food. -- Questionable Dieting Logic.
  2026. Dieting Customer to restaurant server – “I am going to order a broiled skinless chicken breast, but I want you to bring me lasagna and garlic bread by mistake.” -- Questionable Dieting Logic.
  2027. I was going to wake up early and go jogging, but my toes voted against me 10 to 1. -- Questionable Dieting Logic.
  2028. I had a diet shake for breakfast and another for lunch. For you workout, I chewed a whole bag of Tootsie Rolls. -- Questionable Dieting Logic.
  2029. The healthiest part of a donut is the hole. Unfortunately, you have to eat though the rest of the donut to get there. -- Questionable Dieting Logic.
  2030. Old owls never die, they just don't give a hoot. ---
  2031. I'm not allowed to run the train; the whistle I can't blow. I'm not allowed to say how far the train is suppose to go. I'm not allowed to pick the stops, nor call out any town. I'm not allowed to release the steam, nor even clan the bell. But let the bloody thing jump the track and guess who catches 'ell ---
  2032. When you're up to your ears in alligators it's difficult to remember that your initial objective was to drain the swamp.---
  2033. "It took me seventeen years to get 3,000 hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course." -- Babe Ruth
  2034. "I'm not saying my golf game went bad, but if I grew tomatoes, they'd come up sliced." -- Lee Trevino
  2035. "If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball." -- Jack Lemmon
  2036. "I would like to deny all allegations by Bob Hope that during my last game of golf, I hit an eagle, a birdie, an elk and a moose." -- Gerald Ford
  2037. "The first time I played the Masters, I was so nervous I drank a bottle of rum before I teed off. I shot the happiest 83 of my life." -- Chi Chi Rodriguez
  2038. "After all these years, it's still embarrassing for me to play on the American golf tour. Like the time I asked my caddie for a sand wedge and he came back ten minutes later with a ham on rye." -- Chi Chi Rodriguez
  2039. At work don’t be irreplaceable, if you can’t be replaced, you can’t be promoted. ---
  2040. At work when all else fails everything can be filed under "pending". ---
  2041. At work When you don’t know what to do, walk fast and look worried. ---
  2042. At work the last person that quit or was fired will be held responsible for everything that is wrong. ---
  2043. With some groups it doesn’t matter what you do, it only matters how convincingly you say you’ve done and what you’re going to do. ---
  2044. If you don’t know how something works, call it a 'process'---
  2045. You can go anywhere you want if you look serious and wear a lab coat. ---
  2046. Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn’t the work he/she is supposed to be doing. ---
  2047. After any salary raise, you will have less money at the end of the month than you did before. ---
  2048. The more crap you put up with, the more crap you are going to get. ---
  2049. Ever notice When the bosses talk about improving productivity, they are never talking about themselves. ---
  2050. "In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall betreated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American. There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag. We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people." -- Theodore Roosevelt 1907
  2051. "At this place, at this moment of time, all mankind is us, whether we like it or not."--Samuel Beckett
  2052. The names of the three wise monkeys are: Mizaru: See no evil, Mikazaru: Hear no evil, and Mazaru: Speak no evil. -- Useless Trivia
  2053. Tweety used to be a baby bird without feathers until the censors made him have feathers because he "looked naked." -- Useless Trivia
  2054. The Looney Tunes song is actually called "The Merry-Go-Round is Broken Down."-- Useless Trivia
  2055. King Kong is the only movie to have its sequel (Son of Kong) released the same year (1933). -- Useless Trivia
  2056. The Andy Griffth Show was the first spin-off in TV history. It was a spin-off of the Danny Thomas Show.-- Useless Trivia
  2057. In the early days of silent films, there was blatant thievery. Unscrupulous film companies would steal the film print, reshoot a scene or two, and release it as a new production. The combat this, the Biograph company put the company's trademark initials AB somewhere in every scene, on a door, a wall, or window. -- Source: "Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts"
  2058. Mae West did not utter her infamous line "Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?" until her last film, "Sextette." It had been floating around for years and has always been attributed to her, but it's exact origins are unknown. The line doesn't appear in any of her films, plays or other writings. -- Source: "New Yorker" magazine
  2059. ABBA got their name by taking the first letter from each of their first names (Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny, Anni-frid.) -- Useless Trivia
  2060. Mr. Spock's (of Star Trek) blood type was T-Negative-- Useless Trivia
  2061. During his entire life, Vincent Van Gogh sold exactly one painting, Red Vineyard at Arles.-- Useless Trivia
  2062. Jean Harlow was the first actress to appear on the cover of Life magazine.-- Useless Trivia
  2063. Herman Melville didn't catch on as a major literary figure until long after his death in 1891. He had become so disillusioned by the commercial failure of "Moby Dick" (1851) and other novels that he gave the pen and became a clerk in New York. -- Useless Trivia
  2064. Alfred Hitchcock never won an Academy Award for directing.-- Useless Trivia
  2065. Captain Jean-Luc Picard's fish was named Livingston. -- Useless Trivia
  2066. In Mel Brooks "Silent Movie", mime Marcel Marceau is the only person who has a speaking role.-- Useless Trivia
  2067. The real name of Astro (the dog from The Jetsons) is "Tralfaz" -- his real owner appeared one day to claim him but wound up giving him back to the Jetsons.-- Useless Trivia
  2068. "Video Killed the Radio Star" was the very first video ever played on MTV. -- Useless Trivia
  2069. Jamie Farr (who played Klinger on M*A*S*H) was the only member of the cast who actually served as a soldier in the Korean war.-- Useless Trivia
  2070. The Les Nessman character on the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati wore a band-aid in every episode. Either on himself, his glasses, or his clothing-- Useless Trivia
  2071. The only member of the band ZZ Top without a beard has the last name Beard.-- Useless Trivia
  2072. The little hole in the sink that lets the water drain out, instead of flowing over the side, is called a "porcelator."-- Useless Trivia
  2073. The metal part of a lamp that surrounds the bulb and supports the shade is called a harp.-- Useless Trivia
  2074. New Jersey has a spoon museum featuring over 5,400 spoons from every state and almost every country.-- Useless Trivia
  2075. There is actually a word for a 64th note -- a hemidemisemiquaver.
  2076. The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.-- Useless Trivia
  2077. "Bookkeeper" and "bookkeeping" are the only words in the English language with three consecutive double letters. -- Useless Trivia
  2078. Armored knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they rode past their king. This custom has become the modern military salute.-- Useless Trivia
  2079. White-Out was invented by the mother of Mike Nesmith, formerly of the Monkees.-- Useless Trivia
  2080. The coast line around Lake Sakawea in North Dakota is longer than the California coastline along the Pacific Ocean. -- Useless Trivia
  2081. Soldiers from every country salute with their right hand. -- Useless Trivia
  2082. Moisture, not air, causes superglue to dry. -- Useless Trivia
  2083. In 1963, baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry remarked, "They'll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run." On July 20, 1969, a few hours after Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, Gaylord Perry hit his first, and only, home run. -- Useless Trivia
  2084. Glass flutes do not expand with humidity so their owners are spared the nuisance of tuning them.-- Useless Trivia
  2085. The word "boondocks" comes from the Tagalog (Filipino) word "Bundok," which means mountain.-- Useless Trivia
  2086. S.O.S. doesn't stand for "Save Our Ship" or "Save Our Souls". It was just chosen by an 1908 international conference on Morse Code because the letters S and O were easy to remember and just about anyone could key it and read it, S = dot dot dot, O = dash dash dash. -- Useless Trivia
  2087. When Voyager 2 visited Neptune it saw a small irregular white cloud that zips around Neptune every sixteen hours or so now known as "The Scooter". -- Useless Trivia
  2088. Crows have the largest cerebral hemispheres, relative to body size, of any avian family.-- Useless Trivia
  2089. Sir Isaac Newton was an ordained priest in the Church of England. -- Useless Trivia
  2090. Cyano-acrylate glues (Super glues) were invented by accident. The researcher was trying to make optical coating materials, and would test their properties by putting them between two prisms and shining light through them. When he tried the cyano-acrylate, he couldn't get the prisms apart. -- Useless Trivia
  2091. A game of pool is referred to as a "frame." -- Useless Trivia
  2092. Jet lag was once called boat lag, back before jets existed. -- Useless Trivia
  2093. Cleopatra's last name was Ptolemy, and she was Greek rather than Egyptian. -- Useless Trivia
  2094. The raised reflective dots in the middle of highways are called Botz dots. -- Useless Trivia
  2095. Between 1947 and 1959, 42 nuclear devices were detonated in the Marshall Islands. -- Useless Trivia
  2096. Physicist Murray Gell-Mann named the sub-atomic particles known as quarks for a line in James Joyce's Ulysses, "Three quarks for Muster Mark!" -- Useless Trivia
  2097. The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle. -- Useless Trivia
  2098. Hydrogen gas is the least dense substance in the world, at 0.08988 g/cc.-- Useless Trivia
  2099. Hydrogen solid is the most dense substance in the world, at 70.6 g/cc.-- Useless Trivia
  2100. "Speak of the Devil" is short for "Speak of the Devil and he shall come." It was believed that if you spoke about the Devil it would attract his attention. That's why when you are talking about someone and they show up people say "Speak of the Devil." -- Useless Trivia
  2101. "Where There Is Sadness, I Hope I Bring Some Laughter."--From A way to Live.
  2102. "Where There Is Grief, I Hope I Will Give Some Comfort."--From A way to Live.
  2103. "Where There Is Hate, I Hope I can show some Love."--From A way to Live.
  2104. "Where There Is Doubt, I Hope I Show Words Of Faith."--From A way to Live.
  2105. What looks good in planning May not be built to last. Tech toys wore out with manning. Replacements run out fast. That salesman's proud assurance Won't hold you up in hell. Survival means endurance, And we've learned that lesson well.---
  2106. I may die (be killed) trying to do what I believe in my soul to be right and best for everyone. However, it is Comforting to know when I get to my creator, I can look Him square in the eyes and say while I have many, many very bad mistakes though out my life, at least I honestly tried to do good and tried to help. ---
  2107. Always remember anything you say, write or do can and will be misquoted, manipulated and misrepresented to be used against you. -- Devil Creek Wisdom
  2108. Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom. -- Micah 7:5
  2109. In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do to me. -- Psalms 56:11
  2110. The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.--Psalms 18:2
  2111. Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them. -- Psalms 62:12
  2112. Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another. ---
  2113. It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools. -- Ecclesiastes 7:5
  2114. ... A man's enemies are the people of his own house. -- Micah 7:6
  2115. "When morals are sufficient, law is unnecessary; when morals are insufficient, law is unenforceable."---
  2116. "You don't have to be faster than the bear, you just have to be faster than the slowest guy running from the bear"---
  2117. If you walk the footsteps of a stranger you will learn things you never knew you never knew. ---
  2118. Until you can paint with all the colors of the wind you can own the Earth but you will only own earth. ---
  2119. To be safe so many give up the chance to see what is just around the river bend.---
  2120. What color does your light shine in the halls of Shangri-La?-- TDN
  2121. Some may wish to silence me for my faith in Christ but what they do not understand for to me to live is Christ and to die simply means they send me to Him sooner.---
  2122. "There are some that refuse to read the Bible because it tells them what a bad person they are could it be that perhaps they are missing the point?"---
  2123. Be not deceived: Evil communications corrupt good manners. --1Co 15:33
  2124. It’s just another tequila sunrise. ---
  2125. People are Strange -- doors
  2126. Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith. -- 1Ti 1:4
  2127. When it comes to news these days the reporters know how to dance and sing but when it is all said and done they haven't told us say a thing. ---
  2128. Do you really understand what it means to sing with all the voices of the hills? ---
  2129. You say there is no Creator because you can not see Him. There are also stars that you will never see but that does not mean they do not exist. ---
  2130. Good bye yellow brick road, for there is no home for me to go.---
  2131. Have you ever just listened to the magic of the falling rain?---
  2132. It is strange to come home to a place you have never been before.---
  2133. Have you ever really come out of the dark?---
  2134. The mountain is high the valley is low and your confused on which way to go. -- Grand Funk Railroad
  2135. Thank God I'm a country boy. -- John Denver
  2136. Life ain’t nothing but a funny funny riddle. -- John Denver
  2137. Love is Rose but you better not pick it for it only grows when it is on the vine ---
  2138. A long long time ago i can still remember how that music made me smile. ---
  2139. Beware of the devil in a blue dress. ---
  2140. Slow down we move to fast. ---
  2141. It takes a lot of desire to know how to know.---
  2142. Sometimes all you can do is ride the storm out. ---
  2143. Like grabbing a dog by the ears, so is a bystander who gets involved in someone else's quarrel. -- Proverbs 26:17
  2144. But all who are among the living have hope, because a living dog is better than a dead lion. -- Ecc 9:4
  2145. Like a gold ring in a pig's snout, so is a beautiful woman who lacks good taste. -- Pro 11:22
  2146. ... "A sow that has been washed goes back to roll around in the mud."--2Pe 2:22
  2147. Older bibles reference unicorns and dragons in a few verses. The logical part of me knows that the terms have changed their meanings over the years. The dreamer in me would like to believe there really were and maybe are still unicorns and dragons somewhere. -- TRoach
  2148. Hakuna Matata -- no worries for the rest of your days.
  2149. Greese is the word.---
  2150. We didn't start the fire it was always burning since the world's be turning --we didn't light it, but we are tring to fight it.
  2151. Today's music aint got the same sole, I like that old time rock and roll. -- Bob Seagar
  2152. What does it take to get the hearts of everyone on the planet to change? ---
  2153. Blessed is the person who does not follow the advice of wicked people, take the path of sinners, or join the company of mockers. -- Psa 1:1
  2154. Suppose there are brothers or sisters who need clothes and don't have enough to eat. What good is there in your saying to them, "God bless you! Keep warm and eat well!" - if you don't give them the necessities of life? So it is with faith: if it is alone and includes no actions, then it is dead. -- Jam 2:15-17 Good News Bible
  2155. Jealousy will never get you anywhere, your just digging a hole that will get you nowhere. ---
  2156. If tin whistles are made from tin, what do they make fog horns out of? ---
  2157. Is there anyone out there riding the storm out? ---
  2158. A person can own everything but if one has no love in the heart all the material in the world will never fill the emptiness.---
  2159. At the end of the day you can try to run all you want but no matter what you do eventually you still have to deal with your own thoughts and conscience. ---
  2160. Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. ---
  2161. Here is everything I know about war: Somebody wins, somebody loses, and nothing is ever the same again. ---
  2162. Those who fail to learn history are doomed to repeat it; Those who fail to learn history correctly -- they are simply doomed.
  2163. You cant outrun death forever -- but you can make him work for it.
  2164. I have always found a fully deployed battle group to be the most effective negotiator. -- Andromeda tv show
  2165. The following statement is false. The previous statement is true. -- Welcome to our corner of the universe.
  2166. Conceal nothing. -- And watch the fools search forever. We can do this one of two ways. There is the hard way, which involves hours of discussion, tons of negotiation, half a dozen bribes, and no guarantee of success. -- What’s the easy way you ask? Liberally placed high explosives.
  2167. What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No. It is bought for a price of all that one hath, house, friends, family. Wisdom is sold in the desolate market where none come to buy. And in the withered field where the farmer plows in vain for bread. ---
  2168. {watching a solar storm approaching the ship} Rev Bem: Magnificent. == Tyr Anasazi: I wish you would stop looking for beauty in things that want to kill us. -- Andromeda
  2169. You know, you catch more flies with honey than vinegar. Although, I don't know why you'd want to catch flies. They're actually quite dirty little things. --Trance Gemini
  2170. Rommie: I just want a day where I can build missiles and tweak fire control in peace. Beka Valentine: We need to find you a hobby. -- Rommie: That IS my hobby.
  2171. Have you sent the "Don't shoot, we're pathetic" message yet?---
  2172. Beka Valentine: Authorization code "shut up and do what I tell you." -- Maru Computer: Authorization confirmed.
  2173. Can't we fire just one teeny-weeny missile? ---
  2174. The missiles have intercepted the target, and the target is ... dis ... um ... still there. -- Andromeda
  2175. Harper & Sons Mechworks and Sandwich Shop, everything from soup to nuts and bolts. -- Andromeda
  2176. My twin muses - chaos and caffeine. ---
  2177. Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is the reproach of any people.--Solomon
  2178. “If you have not repented, you will not see the inside of the kingdom of God.” -- Billy Graham
  2179. If I had a computer like that, I wouldn't need friends either.---
  2180. Danger: Currently operating on two brain cells and my last nerve.---
  2181. Everyone can become a millinoaire but what seperates the millionaires from the others is discipline. If you have discipline you can make big bucks. It is all about the mind and heart.---
  2182. You must be the change you want to see in the world. ---
  2183. Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for they become character. Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. -- Unknown
  2184. Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. ---
  2185. "Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits" -- Thomas Edision
  2186. It's only when you look at an ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day that you realize how often they burst into flames. ---
  2187. Don't believe everything I say, I am a fisherman.---
  2188. I have No Regrets about my Past, My Past is who I am Today.---
  2189. Sometimes you just got to sit back and watch the sunset. ---
  2190. "Tough times never last but tough people do."---
  2191. "In todays life, it is not what the facts are, but what people perceive the facts to be."---
  2192. "Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful" -- Warren Buffet
  2193. The plan of diligence leads to profit while haste leads to poverty.---
  2194. Almost 90% of "penny traders" fail and go broke while only 10% make money?---
  2195. Investing is for those who don't know how to trade.---
  2196. "In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield."---
  2197. A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. --John F. Kennedy
  2198. A gum-chewing person And a cud-chewing cow. So much alike, Yet there's a difference somehow. Ah, yes, we have it now! It's the thoughtful expression On the face of the cow.---
  2199. 99% Of The Market Makers Give The Rest A Bad Name.---
  2200. I am neither a bear nor a bull, I am an agnostic opportunist. I want to make money short and longterm. I want to find good situations and exploit them. --- Jim Cramer
  2201. "Hope is not an investment strategy."---
  2202. The Main Thing is to keep The Main Thing... THE MAIN THING!---
  2203. A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.---
  2204. The trouble with political jokes is that very often they get elected. -- Will Rogers
  2205. A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. --John F. Kennedy
  2206. "When the flush of a new-born sun fell first on Eden's green and gold, Our father Adam sat under the Tree and scratched with a stick in the mould; And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, Till the Devil whispered behind the leaves, "It's pretty, but is it Art?" -- Rudyard Kipling
  2207. "Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity." ---
  2208. Never confuse the practices of the people going to a church with what the church really is, Never confuse the teachings of a church with what religion really is, And Never Ever confuse the doctrine of a religion with what God really is. -- Tim Roach
  2209. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.---
  2210. “Displays of affection should not occur on the school campus at any time. It is in poor taste, reflects poor judgment, and brings discredit to the school and to the persons involved.” -- Actual School handbook rule applied AGINST giving a HUG.
  2211. "friendship, family, religion. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business!" --Mr. Burns (Simpson’s Cartoon)
  2212. "Since I was a small boy, two states have been added, and two words added to our Pledge of Allegiance: Under God. Wouldn't it be a pity if someone said that's a prayer, and it would be eliminated from our schools too." -- The last statement of Red Skelton explaining the Pledge of Allegiance to a class of children.
  2213. You can kill the revolutionary,but you can't kill the revolution. ---
  2214. Today's law is not about fairness or justice. Today's law is a game and one wins by playing the rules better than the opponent. NOT playing by the rules. ---
  2215. A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.---
  2216. "In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..."---
  2217. Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people. ---
  2218. He, who loses money, loses much; He, who loses a friend, loses much more; He, who loses faith, loses all. ---
  2219. Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself. ---
  2220. Atheists say there exists no soul, I know how that makes you feel. But my atheist friends you must have a soul, Cause one comes attached to every heel.---
  2221. "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." -- A. Einstein (1879-1955)
  2222. Stress is when you wake up screaming and then you realize you haven't fallen asleep yet.---
  2223. "The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking...the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker." -- A. Einstein (1879-1955)
  2224. The real problem is in the hearts and minds of men. It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man. -- A. Einstein (1879-1955)
  2225. True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness. -- A. Einstein (1879-1955)
  2226. If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.---
  2227. the oxen is slow, but the earth is patient---
  2228. "To the well organised mind, death is but the next adventure."---
  2229. "Fear of the name increases fear of the thing itself"---
  2230. "The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution."---
  2231. "It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."---
  2232. "You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow up to be!"---
  2233. "God has not called me to be successful: he has called me to be faithful"---Mother Theresa.
  2234. "You can't please everyone, so you've got to please yourself."-- from song "Garden Party" by Rick Nelson
  2235. Be gentle with the stupid, your out numbered and surrounded.---
  2236. Forgiveness is the fragrance the flower leaves on the wheel that crushed it.---
  2237. "A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. He would either be a lunatic-on the level with a man who says he is a poached egg-or he would be the devil of hell. You must take your choice. Either this was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman or something worse. You can shut him up for a fool or you can fall at his feet and call him Lord and God. But let us not come with any patronizing nonsense about his being a great human teacher. He has not left that open to us.-- C.S. Lewis
  2238. If you're joking that's just cruel, but if you're being sarcastic, that's even worse. -- Duo Maxwell (Gundam Wing Endless Waltz)
  2239. "And all that the Lorax left here in this mess was a small pile of rocks with one word-UNLESS."-- From Dr. Seuss The Lorax
  2240. "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."-- From Dr. Seuss The Lorax
  2241. You're in charge of the last of the Truffula Seeds. And Truffula Trees are what everyone needs. Plant a new Truffula. Treat it with care. Give it clean water. And feed it fresh air. Grow a frest. Protect it from axes that hack. Then the Lorax and all of his friends may come back.-- From Dr. Seuss The Lorax
  2242. Don’t steal, the government doesn’t like competition. ---
  2243. It is much easier climb up a tree than to climb back down. ---
  2244. Remember the three R's: Respect for self; Respect for others; and Responsibility for all your actions.---
  2245. Something I have learned from experience in my years on this planet: When I was much younger I once decided to do a dive off of an outdoor 50-meter high dive. I climbed all the way to the top. Got to the top looked around. ... There is great view of the area from up there ... Walked out to the edge of the platform looked down at the pool ... and ... Did you know it is a LOT more difficult to climb down a ladder than up?---
  2246. Roses can sometimes be red - And violets are generally blue - For it's not in the rhyming - But all in the timing - That makes a dumb Limerick true ---
  2247. I wish that my room had a floor. - I don't care so much for a door. - But this walking around - Without touching the ground - Is getting to be quite a bore. --- Author: Rafael Woolf
  2248. A Canadian fellow named Peck - Was frozen right up to his neck. - When asked, "Are you froze?" - He replied, "I suppose! - But we don't call this cold in Quebec!"---
  2249. There was a young woman named Bright - Whose speed was much faster than light. - She set out one day - In a relative way, - And returned on the previous night.---
  2250. Poets, don't mess with a Muse - They're often very bad news.---
  2251. Einstein woke up with a blink, - said "Eureka, I've got it!, I think. - If it's more perspiration - and less inspiration - no wonder my limericks stink."---
  2252. I don’t mean to say the person is old but they remember when the big dipper was just a little drinking cup.---
  2253. It is often said that cooking is an art, but I have had very few meals that I would hang on my wall.--Miss Piggy
  2254. Genetics explains why you look like your father and if you don't why you should.---
  2255. Whenever possible, avoid airlines which have anyone's first name in their titles, like Bob's International Airline of Air Fred.---
  2256. Express your feelings all the time unless you're trying to hide something.---
  2257. Smart cooks realize that the easiest cookbook to use is the Yellow Pages and the handiest appliance in the kitchen is the telephone.--Miss Piggy
  2258. On eating Chinese food: “You do not sew with a fork, and I see no reason why you should eat with knitting needles.”--Miss Piggy
  2259. You may be suffering from one of a large number of very specific medically guaranteed forms of depression caused by an unfulfilled longing for certain food, like watermelancholy, caramelancholy, and lemonmeringuecholy. or chocolochondria, petit-fourlornness, tatache or flanguish.--Miss Piggy
  2260. When there is something good on TV that everyone is going to watch, the other channels should be courteous and run something like “The History of Socks.”--Miss Piggy
  2261. "As to conforming outwardly, and living your own life inwardly, I have not a very high opinion of that course."--Henry David Thoreau, Journal, 1850
  2262. "Is this a game, or is it real? . . . What's the difference?"--Wargames [1983]
  2263. "Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream. How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?"--Morpheus
  2264. "Sooner or later you're going to realize, just as I did, there's a difference between knowing the path . . . and walking it."--Morpheus
  2265. "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."--The Wizard of Oz [1939]
  2266. "Only by counting could humans demonstrate their independence of computers, and he counted to ten. He was desperately convinced, that one day sentient lifeforms would forget how to do this."--Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  2267. "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."---
  2268. "A man is defined by his actions, not his memories."--Total Recall, [1990]
  2269. "Man has demonstrated that he is master of everything - except his own nature." --Henry Miller, The Air-Conditioned Nightmare
  2270. "I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations - one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it - you will regret both."--Soren Kierkegaard, Either/Or
  2271. "Never confuse movement with action."--Ernest Hemingway
  2272. "It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be . . . our everyman must take on a science fictional way of thinking."--Isaac Asimov
  2273. If a man cannot choose, he ceases to be a man."--A Clockwork Orange [1971]
  2274. "I don't know why he saved my life. Maybe in those last moments he loved life more than he ever had before. Not just his life, anybody's life, my life. All he'd wanted were the same answers the rest of us want. Where did I come from? Where am I going? How long have I got? All I could do was sit there and watch him die."--Blade Runner [1982]
  2275. Tank: "So what do you need? Besides a miracle." Neo: "Guns. Lots of guns."-- The Matrix
  2276. "It's funny how all living organisms are alike. When the chips are down, when the pressure's on, every creature on the face of the earth is interested in one thing and one thing only. Its own survival."--Minority Report, [2002]
  2277. "Propaganda is a soft weapon; hold it in your hands too long, and it will move about like a snake, and strike the other way." --Jean Anouilh, L'Alouette, 1952
  2278. "One of the most horrible features of war is that all the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting." --George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia, 1938
  2279. "When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, 'This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know,' the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives. Mighty little force is needed to control a man whose mind has been hoodwinked; contrariwise, no amount of force can control a free man, a man whose mind is free. No, not the rack, not fission bombs, not anything - you can't conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him." --Robert A. Heinlein, If This Goes On, 1940
  2280. "Only the mob and the elite can be attracted by the momentum of totalitarianism itself. The masses have to be won by propaganda." --Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism, 1951
  2281. "As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: You liberate a city by destroying it. Words are used to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests." --Gore Vidal, Imperial America, 2004
  2282. "Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one." --Charles Mackay, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, 1841
  2283. "He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense." --Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim, 1900
  2284. "Day by day and almost minute by minute the past was brought up to date. In this way every prediction made by the Party could be shown by documentary evidence to have been correct; nor was any item of news, or any expression of opinion, which conflicted with the needs of the moment, ever allowed to remain on record. All history was a palimpsest, scraped clean and reinscribed exactly as often as was necessary."--1984 [1949] George Orwell
  2285. "Rebellion to Tyrants is Obedience to God."--Benjamin Frankin, 1776
  2286. This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it."--Abraham Lincoln, First Inaugural Address, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1861
  2287. "There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."--John Adams, Notes for an Oration at Braintree, Spring 1772
  2288. "Love is when someone hurts you. And you get so mad but you don't yell at them because you know it would hurt their feelings.” -- A child’s definition of love.
  2289. Computers can never really replace humans. They may become capable of artificial intelligence but they will never master real stupidity.---
  2290. Did you hear about the new French tank? -- Yeah, It has 14 gears. 13 go in reverse, and one goes foreward incase the enemy attacks from behind.
  2291. What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire? --Frostbite.
  2292. Why do bagpipers walk when they play? -- They're trying to get away from the noise.
  2293. Where will you be seated in eternity? -- Smoking or non-smoking?
  2294. God doesn't grade on the curve.---
  2295. Yes, God loves us all, but He favors "fruits of the spirit" over "religious nuts!"---
  2296. When you pray, don't give God instructions. Just report for duty!---
  2297. The will of God will not take you to where the grace of God will not protect you.---
  2298. When does a person become important enough to be considered assassinated and not just murdered?---
  2299. I believe you should live each day as if it is your last, which is why I don't have any clean laundry because, come on, who wants to wash clothes on the last day of their life?---
  2300. For centuries, people thought the moon was made of green cheese. Then the astronauts found that the moon is really a big hard rock. That's what happens to cheese when you leave it out.---
  2301. If we could just get everyone to close his or her eyes and visualize world peace for an hour, imagine how serene and quiet it would be until the looting started.---
  2302. This Must be Thursday; I Never Could Get the Hang of Thursdays.---
  2303. According to the Galaxy Guide: In the begining the Universe was created. This made a lot of people very angy and has been widely regarded as a bad idea.---
  2304. The longest suggested word to date is the Scientific name for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is alleged to have 207,000 letters, but has never been printed in full. -- useless trivia.
  2305. Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.--Yoda
  2306. "There are only 10 types of people in the world: Those who understand binary, and those who don't"---
  2307. Am I the only one confused by this? In one statement science tells us that spontaneous generation is not possible, but then they turn around and say events that are equivalent to spontaneous generation are the very thing that created all life. ---
  2308. "The enemy of my enemy is still my enemy." --
  2309. Want to kill me? I'd prefer you give it some real effort and stop wasting my time.---
  2310. what do we do if negotiations fail during a stand-off -- Well... then we sharpen our olive branch into the point of a spear.
  2311. "Love doesn't die, its the only thing that lasts forever. I mean your body could be destroyed or run out of power, but when the universe ends and the last star burns out, the only thing left will be love."---
  2312. The brightest light is invisible. It shines through your deeds and warms the universe. ---
  2313. "Democracy may be only a few steps removed from Anarchy, but at least it's not as loud." ---
  2314. "I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing."--Johnny Carson
  2315. "If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of the television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners."--Johnny Carson
  2316. "Married men live longer than single men. But married men are a lot more willing to die."--Johnny Carson
  2317. "It doesn't matter if you feel useful or not when you keep moving from one disaster to the next. The trick I guess is to just keep moving!"--Father Mulcahey - M*A*S*H TV Show
  2318. Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something. -- Wearing stipes with plaid comes easy.
  2319. Why does a slight tax increase cost you two hundred dollars, and a substantial tax cut saves you thirty cents? ---
  2320. We know exactly where one cow with Mad-cow-disease is located among the millions and millions of cows in America , but we haven't got a clue as to where thousands of illegal immigrants and Terrorists are located. Maybe we should put the Department of Agriculture in charge of immigration.---
  2321. Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me either. In fact, just leave me alone. -- ZEN SARCASM
  2322. Never test the depth of the water with both feet.---
  2323. If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of bill payments.-- ZEN SARCASM
  2324. If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it.-- ZEN SARCASM
  2325. There are two theories to arguing with women. Neither one works.-- ZEN SARCASM
  2326. Generally speaking, you aren't learning much when your lips are moving. -- ZEN SARCASM
  2327. Never miss a good chance to shut up.-- ZEN SARCASM
  2328. "Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash" Expert Says -- well duh. and we pay these people how much?
  2329. Peace delegate says, "War Dims our Hope for Peace" -- well duh. and we pay these people how much?
  2330. Cold Wave Linked to Temperature, meteorologist says -- well duh. and we pay these people how much?
  2331. These are my principles. If you don't like them, I have others.--Groucho Marx
  2332. "When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him"--Jonathan Swift
  2333. I reserve the right to have REAL butter on my freshly popped popcorn. ---
  2334. Beware of the creature that lives in the refrigerator, behind the mayonnaise, next to the ketchup, and to the left of the cole slaw! ---
  2335. Microwave lasagna. Possibly nature's most perfect food. -- Garfield (the cat)
  2336. A man said to D. L. Moody, "Now that I am converted, have I got to give up the world?" Mr. Moody answered, "No, you do not have to give up the world; if you have a good ringing testimony for the Son of God, the world will give you up pretty quick; they will not want you around."---
  2337. It is a fact that all fungi can be eaten. HOWEVER, it is also a fact that some fungi cannot be eaten more than once. -- Important rule of life to remember.
  2338. Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatever state I am, with that to be content. -- Phi_4:11
  2339. What’s the difference between in-laws and out-laws?--Out-laws are wanted!
  2340. It is interesting how Most people want to go to Heaven but surprisingly they don't want God to be there.---
  2341. The soul can have no rainbows ... if the eyes have shed no tears. ---
  2342. Do Not Believe Everything You Think. ---
  2343. As long as there are TESTS there Will be PRAYER in public schools. ---
  2344. If you woke up breathing, congratulations! -- You have another chance.
  2345. "American liberals like everything about the struggle for freedom except the struggle."--Duncan L. Hunter
  2346. "For me the central tenet of America is that our Freedom is not granted to us by a man-made government, but is gifted to us from God and so may not be taken away by man ... at least not without a fight."--Duncan D. Hunter
  2347. I have a tea bag hanging on my mailbox -- it is the *least* i could do.
  2348. "I'm afraid the shark got your arms and legs. It's probably not a good time, but your brother's here. He needs a kidney." -- oh the joy of family.
  2349. Do not wear jewelry in the water. Many fish (including sharks) love to bite at sparkly things. Why do you think they make lures that way? -- Ocean survival
  2350. Do not swim at twilight or at night. That is a shark's normal feeding time. Hear the dinner bell? Don't set their table for them with yourself as the main entree.-- Ocean Survival
  2351. The color yellow - called by shark attack experts "Yum Yum Yellow". Need I say more? Okay, so contrasting colors in some of our stylish bathing suits for guys as well as for gals also make an interesting pattern that means lunch too. Look at it from a shark's view - colorful food makes for a Galloping Gourmet appetizing dish! -- Ocean Survival
  2352. Swimming alone? Did you know even a good swimmer looks like an injured fish to a shark? We're not aquatic creatures, you know. And you've seen what sharks do to other injured sharks, haven't you? It has something to do with looking like the weakest link. -- Ocean Survival
  2353. Truth resides in every human heart, and one has to search for it there, and to be guided by truth as one sees it. But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth.--MOHANDAS K. GANDHI
  2354. A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement.--THOMAS JEFFERSON
  2355. Let us make no mistake; the vices which will disintegrate any group, be it military, political or social, do not change. Nations fall because of 1. Bad leadership; 2. Lack of team spirit; 3. A lack of virtue; 4. Lack of initiative and drive; and 5. Lack of self-discipline. Given time, as little as a generation, any one of these can lay civilization itself in the dust. -- Modern America is afflicted with all five.
  2356. Taxation with representation ain't so hot either. ---
  2357. What at first was plunder assumed the softer name of revenue. -- Thomas Paine
  2358. It's income tax time again, Americans: time to gather up those receipts, get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in the aorta. -- Dave Barry
  2359. I shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes. -- Mark Twain
  2360. Of all debts, men are least willing to pay their taxes; what a satire this is on government. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2361. Thin air? Why is it always thin air? Never fat air, chubby air, mostly-fit-could-stand-lose-a-few-pounds air?---
  2362. You know I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair and all the terrible things that happened to us come because we actually deserve them. So now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe.--B5 Marcus Cole
  2363. My people can never forgive your people. But I... can forgive... you.---
  2364. There is a greater darkness than the one we fight. It is the darkness of the soul that has lost its way. The war we fight is not against powers and principalities; it is against chaos and despair. Greater than the death of flesh is the death of hope, the death of dreams. Against this peril we can never surrender. The future is all around us, waiting, in moments of transition, to be born in moments of revelation. No one knows the shape of that future or where it will take us. We know only that it is always born in pain." -- B5
  2365. But we can't be free, until we learn to laugh at ourselves. Once you look in the mirror and see just how foolish we can be, laughter is inevitable. And from laughter comes wisdom.---
  2366. Why does any advanced civilization seek to destroy less advanced one? Because the land is strategically valuable, because there are resources that can be cultivated and exploited, but most of all, simply because they can.---
  2367. "Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born."--Ronald Reagan
  2368. “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’” Ronald Reagan 40th president of US (1911 - 2004)
  2369. 'The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so.' -- Ronald Reagan
  2370. 'I have wondered at times about what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the U.S. Congress.' -- Ronald Reagan
  2371. 'Government is like a baby: An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.' -- Ronald Reagan
  2372. 'Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.' -- Ronald Reagan
  2373. 'If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.'-- Ronald Reagan
  2374. The federal government has taken too much tax money from the people, too much authority from the states, and too much liberty with the Constitution.--Ronald Reagan
  2375. "Man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts"-- Ronald Reagan
  2376. "We the people" tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us. "We the people" are the driver, the government is the car. And we decide where it should go, and by what route, and how fast. -- Ronald Reagan
  2377. "It's a rude enemy. They never call before shooting."--Col. Potter M.A.S.H.
  2378. 'Just remember, there's a right way and a wrong way to do everything and the wrong way is to keep trying to make everybody else do it the right way'--Col. Potter M.A.S.H.
  2379. Do not allow yourself to become upset by people or things: They are powerless, your reaction is their only power. ---
  2380. "Someday, after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love. Then, for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire."---
  2381. Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true. -- The Holy Bible Acts 17:11
  2382. "We may not imagine how our lives could be more frustrating and complex--but Congress can." ~ Cullen Hightower
  2383. There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.-- Thoreau
  2384. "When there's a single thief, it's robbery. When there are a thousand thieves, it's taxation." --Vanya Cohen
  2385. "Demagogue: One who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots." -- H.L. Mencken
  2386. "No professional politician is ever actually in favor of public economy. It is his implacable enemy, and he knows it. All professional politicians are dedicated wholeheartedly to waste and corruption. They are the enemies of every decent man." -- H.L. Mencken
  2387. "When A annoys or injures B on the pretense of saving or improving X, A is a scoundrel."--H.L. Mencken
  2388. "There is no nonsense so arrant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate governmental action." --Bertrand Russell
  2389. "...the very idea that some faceless government functionary can walk into my house, or my office, at any time and on any pretense and require me to spend my time and resources assisting him in going over my books so that he may demand more money from me ­ money that will then flow through the machine to be used to purposes I find personally abhorrent - is a truly warped and disturbing concept." -- David Galland
  2390. "The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting." --Charles Bukowski
  2391. If elected officials became convinced tomorrow that coming out for cannibalism would get them the votes they need, there is little boubt in my mind that they would begin fattening a missionary before the end of the week." -- Jerry Sanders
  2392. "When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion." -- C.P. Snow
  2393. "At all times sincere friends of freedom have been rare, and its triumphs have been due to minorities.---
  2394. "Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people." -- John Adams
  2395. "The jaws of power are always open to devour, and her arm is always stretched out, if possible, to destroy the freedom of thinking, speaking, and writing." -- John Adams
  2396. "There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty." --John Adams
  2397. "Corruption, like a cancer it eats faster and faster every hour. The revenue creates pensioners, and the pensioners urge for more revenue. The people grow less steady, spirited, and virtuous, the seekers more numerous and more corrupt, and every day increases the circles of their dependents and expectants, until virtue, integrity, public spirit, simplicity, and frugality become the objects of ridicule and scorn, and vanity, luxury, foppery, selfishness, meanness, and downright venality swallow up the whole of society."---
  2398. "The laws of man may bind him in chains or may put him to death, but they never can make him wise, virtuous, or happy." -- John Quincy Adams
  2399. "No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and Virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders." --Samuel Adams
  2400. "We now have so many regulations that everyone is guilty of some violation." -- Donald Alexander
  2401. "I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious." -- Thomas Jefferson
  2402. "When the government fears the people there is liberty; when the people fear the government there is tyranny." -- Thomas Jefferson
  2403. "And what country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of resistance?" -- Thomas Jefferson
  2404. "Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want bread." -- Thomas Jefferson
  2405. "A society that will trade a little liberty for a little order will lose both, and deserve neither." -- Thomas Jefferson
  2406. "It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." -- Voltaire
  2407. "In those wretched countries where a man cannot call his tongue his own, he can scarce call anything his own. Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech." -- Benjamin Franklin
  2408. "Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you." -- Benjamin Franklin
  2409. "Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little." -- Edmund Burke
  2410. "The majority of us are for free speech when it deals with subjects concerning which we have no intense feelings."-- Edmund Chaffee
  2411. "The inherent vice of capitalism is the uneven division of blessings, while the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal division of misery." -- Winston Churchill
  2412. "A right is not what someone gives you; it's what no one can take from you." -- Ramsey Clark
  2413. "Ancient Rome surely did not expect its sudden fall any more than the Soviet Union did in 1991, or than America does now." -- Mallory Factor
  2414. "When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things bought and sold are legislators."-- P.J. O'Rourke
  2415. "In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."-- Mark Twain
  2416. There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.---
  2417. "It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head." -- Sally Kempton
  2418. "It is not the business of government to make men virtuous or religious, or to preserve the fool from the consequences of his own folly."---"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free." ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  2419. "I am certain that nothing has done so much to destroy the juridical safeguards of individual freedom as the striving after this mirage of social justice." -- Friedrich von Hayek
  2420. "Political correctness is simply tyranny with manners." -- Charlton Heston
  2421. "Where men cannot freely convey their thoughts to one another, no other liberty is secure." -- William E. Hocking
  2422. To silence criticism is to silence freedom.---
  2423. It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once." ---
  2424. "People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid." -- Soren Kierkegaard
  2425. There is a principle that is a bar against all information, which is proof against ALL argument. -- That principle is condemnation before investigation.
  2426. He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame to him. -- Proverbs 18:13
  2427. A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." -- Sir Winston Churchill
  2428. "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far."--Theodore Roosevelt
  2429. “I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.” -- J. Robert Oppenheimer one of the key designers of the atomic bomb.
  2430. “The first thing is to love love what you do. Never do it to please someone else. It has to be yours.”---
  2431. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”--Albert Einstein
  2432. “Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”--Winston Churchill
  2433. “The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.”--Henry Ford
  2434. “What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.”--Eleanor Powell
  2435. “Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.”--Art Linkletter
  2436. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.”--Les Brown
  2437. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”--Henry Ford
  2438. “All our dreams can come true...if we have the courage to pursue them.”--Walt Disney
  2439. You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.--Winston Churchill
  2440. "I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose; they should draw the line at goats though."--Elton John.
  2441. A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.--Abraham Lincoln
  2442. America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.--Abraham Lincoln
  2443. Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.--Abraham Lincoln
  2444. Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.--Abraham Lincoln
  2445. Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.--Abraham Lincoln
  2446. A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.--Albert Einstein
  2447. A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.--Albert Einstein
  2448. An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.--Albert Einstein
  2449. Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.--Albert Einstein
  2450. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.--Albert Einstein
  2451. Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.--Albert Einstein
  2452. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.--Albert Einstein
  2453. As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.--Albert Einstein
  2454. As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.--Albert Einstein
  2455. Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.--Albert Einstein
  2456. Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!--Bob Marley
  2457. Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?--Bob Marley
  2458. Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.--Bob Marley
  2459. I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.-- Martin Luther King Jr.
  2460. In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.--Martin Luther King Jr.
  2461. Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.--Martin Luther King Jr.
  2462. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.--Martin Luther King Jr.
  2463. I got a gun for my girl friend, I think I got a GREAT trade!---
  2464. I'll give up my gun -- when politicians don’t lie.
  2465. These days the problem with using satirical statements is that, no matter how outlandish the statement may be, before we can complete sentence or press the enter key, some lunatic somewhere on the planet has either already done or is in the process of doing the exact same thing.--TRoach
  2466. The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.---
  2467. It matters not how straight the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul. ---
  2468. Some people are like Slinkies . . . They are really good for nothing . . . But they still bring a smile to your face when you push them down a flight of stairs.---
  2469. Cops carry guns to protect themselves, not to protect you.---
  2470. The average response time of a 911 call is over 20 minutes--The average response time of a .44 magnum is 1400 feet per second.
  2471. "You can say 'stop' or 'alto' or use any other word you think will work, but I've found that a large bore muzzle pointed at someone's head is pretty much the universal language."--Clint Smith, Director of Thunder Ranch firearms training facility in Arizona (USA)
  2472. "You cannot save the planet--but you may be able to save yourself and your family."
  2473. The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. -- All else is supplemental.
  2474. Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.---
  2475. Always remember When seconds count -- the cops are just minutes away.
  2476. 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.'-- G. K. Chesterton
  2477. People that value privileges above principles will soon lose both.---
  2478. "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." -- Thomas Jefferson.
  2479. "Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just Powers from the Consent of the Governed, that whenever any form of Government becomes destructive of these Ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its Foundation on such Principles, and organizing its Powers in such Form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness."-- The Declaration of Independence
  2480. There is not a single verse in the Quran that commands love for those outside Islam, there are over 493 that either promote violence or speak of Allah's hatred for unbelievers. ---
  2481. Teamwork is essential; it gives the enemy other people to shoot at. -- Murphy's War Laws #39
  2482. If you are quick to take offence,-- then you’ll be under the control of those who you find offensive.
  2483. If you are easily angered,-- then your actions will be dictated by those who anger you.
  2484. If you are obsessed by what other people think,-- then you will be imprisoned by their thoughts.
  2485. If you yearn for easy answers and quick solutions, -- you’ll fall prey to people who offer you nothing but promises.
  2486. If you find the truth too difficult to bear,-- you’ll be enslaved to those who tell you what you want to hear.
  2487. When you have the courage to think for yourself, the strength to accept what is, the commitment and discipline to make a difference, then you are free.--You are truly free to live with purpose, joy and fulfilment.
  2488. Let your life be defined, not by reactions to what others do, Say, or think but rather your own unique vision.---
  2489. Raise your eyes above the pettiness and follow the path of the greatness that is within you.---
  2490. “Life can give u a hundred reasons to cry -- But u can give life a thousand reasons to smile.
  2491. My choices in life were either to be a piano player in a whore house or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference! -- Harry Truman
  2492. “As long as there are unjust laws, especially criminal laws, it would be doubly unjust if the defendant cannot rely on technicalities.”--Yeo Yang Poh
  2493. “The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.” -- George Washington
  2494. “Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism” -- George Washington
  2495. “I am for free commerce with all nations; political connection with none; and little or no diplomatic establishment” -- George Washington
  2496. “Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.”-- George Washington
  2497. “Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.”--George Washington
  2498. “I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty.”-- Woodrow T. Wilson
  2499. “If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”-- George Washington
  2500. “Patriotism means unqualified and unwavering love for the nation, which implies not uncritical eagerness to serve, not support for unjust claims, but frank assessment of its vices and sins, and penitence for them”--Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  2501. “Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.”-- George Washington
  2502. “It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.”-- George Washington
  2503. “Mankind when left to themselves, are unfit for their own Government”-- George Washington
  2504. “Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it... The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.”-- Woodrow T. Wilson
  2505. “All government, of course, is against liberty.”--Henry Louis Mencken
  2506. “Labour to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.”--George Washington
  2507. “When firearms go, all goes. We need them every hour.”-- George Washington
  2508. “Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.”-- George Washington
  2509. “I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery”-- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  2510. “The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon”-- George Washington
  2511. “Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”-- George Bernard Shaw
  2512. “If one is going to err, one should err on the side of liberty and freedom.”-- Kofi Annan
  2513. “Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.”-- George Washington
  2514. “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”-- Thomas Jefferson
  2515. “An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.”-- Martin Luther King, Jr. quotes
  2516. “We have the means to change the laws we find unjust or onerous. We cannot, as citizens, pick and choose the laws we will or will not obey.”--Ronald Reagan
  2517. “There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.”-- Ronald Reagan
  2518. "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction”-- Ronald Reagan
  2519. “It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.”-- George Washington
  2520. “Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. the supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any bands of regular troops that can be, on any pretense, raised in the United States.” -- Noah Webster
  2521. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2522. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”-- Abraham Lincoln
  2523. “I walk slowly, but I never walk backward” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2524. “If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2525. “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2526. “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2527. “You cannot build character and courage by taking away man's initiative and independence.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2528. “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2529. “To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of people.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2530. “It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2531. “Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2532. “Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2533. “He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2534. “As the essential principle of his [Muhammad’s] faith is the subjugation of others by the sword; it is only by force, that his false doctrines can be dispelled, and his power annihilated.”--John Quincy Adams-1829
  2535. You can lead liberals to knowledge, but you can't make them think.---
  2536. “If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.” -- Samuel Adams, 1776
  2537. “The power under the Constitution will always be in the people. It is entrusted for certain defined purposes, and for a certain limited period, to representatives of their own choosing; and whenever it is executed contrary to their interest, or not agreeable to their wishes, their servants can, and undoubtedly will, be recalled.” -- George Washington
  2538. "A government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have... The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases." -- Thomas Jefferson
  2539. “The time is near at hand which must probably determine whether Americans are to be freemen or slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own…The fate of unborn millions will now depend, under God, on the courage and conduct of this army…Let us therefore rely on the goodness of the cause and the aid of the Supreme Being, in whose hands victory is, to animate and encourage us to great and noble actions.” -- George Washington
  2540. “In our age there is no such thing as keeping out of politics. All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.” -- George Orwell
  2541. “We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.” -- Abraham Lincoln
  2542. “What experience and history teach is this -- that people and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles.” --George Hegel
  2543. “The citizen can bring our political and governmental institutions back to life, make them responsive and accountable, and keep them honest. No one else can.” --John Gardner
  2544. "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work give to those who would not." --Thomas Jefferson
  2545. “The scope of government must be limited, and the power dispersed.” --Milton Friedman
  2546. “The function of government must be to favor no small group at the expense of its duty to protect the rights of personal freedom and of private property of all its citizens.”--Franklin Roosevelt
  2547. “That government is best which governs least.” --Henry David Thoreau
  2548. “The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.” --James Madison
  2549. “Government is not reason. It is not eloquence. It is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.”-- George Washington
  2550. "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world." --Thomas Jefferson
  2551. “If men of wisdom and knowledge, of moderation and temperance, of patience, fortitude and perseverance, of sobriety and true republican simplicity of manners, of zeal for the honour of the Supreme Being and the welfare of the commonwealth; if men possessed of these other excellent qualities are chosen to fill the seats of government, we may expect that our affairs will rest on a solid and permanent foundation.” --Samuel Adams
  2552. “If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.”-- Thomas Paine
  2553. “Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.”--Thomas Jefferson
  2554. “Those who came before us risked all of their property, their reputations, their freedom, and their lives to push the boundaries of democracy for us… What are you doing that is more worthy of your efforts than trying to establish the moral principles of fairness, justice, and equality for all in our America?.” --Jim Hightower
  2555. "God forbid that we should ever be twenty years without such a rebellion.” --Thomas Jefferson
  2556. “Let us heed the voice of the people and recognize their common sense. If we do not, we not only blaspheme our political heritage, we ignore the common ties that bind all Americans..” --Barbara Jordan
  2557. “Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning.” --Frederick Douglass
  2558. “It is a common defect of men in fair weather to take no thought of storms.” --Machiavelli
  2559. “The people need only to rise up and shake themselves like a horse shaking off flies. If they choose, they could blow the Party to pieces by tomorrow morning. Surely sooner or later it must occur to them to do it.”-- George Orwell
  2560. “In the beginning of change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated, and scorned.” --Mark Twain
  2561. “The electorate is the source of strength for a revolutionary idea, because the people, en masse, will support an idea that makes sense, although unconventional, while the elites will support it only when they see they have no choice.” --Jude Waniski
  2562. “Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”-- William Jennings Bryan
  2563. “The inside operation of Congress- the deals, the compromises, the selling out, the co-opting, the unprincipled manipulating, the self-serving career-building - is a story of such monumental decadence that I believe if people find out about it they will demand an end to it.”-- Bella Abzug
  2564. “We have it in our power to begin the world over again.” --Thomas Paine
  2565. Like Nazism and like Communism, Islamism, the end justifies the means. There is no respect for national borders, and the whole ideology is to promote their way of thinking and promote their way of life throughout the entire world. That's what's being taught in the Middle East. -- Walid Shoebat
  2566. We need to take Islam seriously. Islamic law does not allow for treaties. Islamic law does not allow for negotiated settlements between Muslim states and non-Muslim states. All it allows for is a temporary period of up to 10 years of hudna, or what is commonly translated as truce to allow the Islamic forces to gather their strength. But that's not the same a peace as we know it. -- Robert Spencer
  2567. It would be incorrect to describe Islam as primarily, let alone solely a religion. Since its early beginning in Mohammad's life time, it's also been a geopolitical project and a system of government. A political ideology if you will. -- Serge Trifkovic
  2568. They are only at peace with their neighbors in so far as they are either ignorant of what Islam teaches about how Muslims should behave toward unbelievers, or they have explicitly rejected, consciously rejected those elements of Islam. There are in short peaceful and moderate Muslims, but no peaceful moderate Islam. -- Robert Spencer
  2569. The Muslims see the extension of jihad as a war liberating the infidels from their infidelity and a privilege for them to enter the religion of Islam and to abandon their wrong belief. -- Bat Ye'or
  2570. we can see that the Prophet Mohammad himself participated in many battles and raids, and did indeed perpetrate these be-headings; he ordered the assassination of several of his political opponents, and he behaved in general like a typical 7th century warlord; the problem is that when this is transferred to 21st century behavior, 21st century contexts of behavior, then what you get are terrorists. ---
  2571. The Islamic sources, the Islamic texts starting with the Qur'an, but not limited to the Qur'an, the Islamic texts including the Hadith, Islamic tradition, Islamic theology, Islamic law, the traditions of the interpretation of the Qur'an throughout history, and Islamic history itself, all bear witness to the fact that Islam has a developed doctrine, theology and law that mandates violence against unbelievers. -- Robert Spencer
  2572. "To me it seems certain that the fatalistic teachings of Muhammad and the utter degradation of women is the outstanding cause for the arrested development of the Arab. He is exactly as he was around the year 700, while we have kept on developing"--General George S. Patton
  2573. "In 1940, we knew who we were, we knew who the enemy was, we knew the dangers and the issues.... In our island, we knew we would prevail, that the Americans would be drawn into the fight. It is different today. We don't know who we are, we don't know the issues, and we still do not understand the nature of the enemy."---
  2574. “I have nothing against Islam because it educates the men in this division for me and promises them heaven if they fight and are killed in action. A very practical and attractive religion for soldiers.”--Heirich Himmler
  2575. "Behead those who say islam is violent." -- sign at a protest aginst groups speaking out aginst islam.
  2576. laws change, but justice is justice.---
  2577. There is no such thing as a moderate Islam; just as there is no such thing as a healthy cancer or sensible insanity. Islam is extreme. To fight Islamic extremism you have to fight Islam. There is no middle ground. Either you eradicate Islam or Islam will eradicate you. The choice is yours. -- Malaysian Defence League
  2578. The greatest battles for liberty and human rights are not fought on the battlefield but in the hearts of a nation's people. ---
  2579. Always remember: There are some people/groups that are not looking for anything logical. They can't be bought, bullied, reasoned or negotiated with. -- There are some people/groups that just want to watch the world burn.
  2580. “Where men are forbidden to honour a king, they honor millionaires, athletes, or film stars instead; even famous prostitutes or gangsters. For spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.”--C. S. Lewis
  2581. “As democracy is perfected, the office of the President represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be occupied by a downright fool and complete narcissistic moron.”--H.L. Mencken, The Baltimore Evening Sun, July 26, 1920
  2582. “Tolerance is the last virtue of a depraved society. When an immoral society has blatantly and proudly violated all the commandments, it insists upon one last virtue, tolerance for its immorality. It will not tolerate condemnation of its perversions. It creates a whole new world in which only the intolerant critic of intolerable evil is evil.”--Hutton Gibson
  2583. “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”--John Adams
  2584. “A Dark Age is not just a period in which people no longer know how to do things. The real problem is that people no longer remember that certain things can be done at all.”---
  2585. “Gold is the money of kings, silver is the money of gentlemen, barter is the money of peasants and debt is the money of slaves.”---
  2586. “An unconstitutional act is not law; it confers no rights; it imposes no duties; it affords no protection; it creates no office; it is in legal contemplation, as inoperative as though it had never been passed.”--Norton v. Shelby County, US Supreme Court Decision 118 US 425, 442 (in 1886)
  2587. “The United States has been utilizing what may prove to be the most historically inept strategy in the entire history of warfare, in which the enemy nations are occupied while allowing its own territory to be colonized.”---
  2588. “I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.”--Thomas Jefferson
  2589. “To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.”--Teddy Roosevelt
  2590. “America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: it’s patriotism, its morality, and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within.”---
  2591. “If an American is to amount to anything he must rely upon himself, and not upon the State; he must take pride in his own work, instead of sitting idle to envy the luck of others. He must face life with resolute courage, win victory if he can, and accept defeat if he must, without seeking to place on his fellow man a responsibility which is not theirs.”--Theodore Roosevelt
  2592. “No greater wrong can ever be done than to put a good man at the mercy of a bad, while telling him not to defend himself or his fellows; in no way can the success of evil be made surer or quicker.”--Theodore Roosevelt
  2593. “If we continue to teach about tolerance and intolerance instead of good and evil, we will end up with tolerance of evil.”---
  2594. “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.”--Albert Einstein
  2595. “Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of today.”--Teddy Roosevelt, 1906
  2596. “That rifle hanging on the wall of the working-class flat or labourer’s cottage is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.”--George Orwell
  2597. “In the beginning of change, the patriot is a scarce man; brave, hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds however, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot”--Mark Twain
  2598. “If you want government to intervene domestically, you’re a liberal. If you want government to intervene overseas, you’re a conservative. If you want government to intervene everywhere, you’re a moderate. If you don’t want government to intervene anywhere, you’re an extremist.”---
  2599. “One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them.”---
  2600. “Who can protest an injustice but does not is an accomplice to the act.”---
  2601. “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a time of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.”--“The Inferno” by Dante
  2602. “The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are constitutional rights secure.”--Albert Einstein
  2603. “If you are thinking a year ahead, sow a seed. If you are thinking ten years ahead, plant a tree. If you are thinking one hundred years ahead, educate the people.”--Chinese Proverb
  2604. “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenagers.”---
  2605. Put on the Lord Jesus Christ,and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts. -- Romans 13:14
  2606. “A costume is something you put on and pretend that you are what you are wearing. A uniform, on the other hand, reminds you that you are, in fact, what you wear.” ---
  2607. I could not wait for success. So I went ahead without it. -- Jonathan Winters
  2608. Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. -- Cyril Connolly
  2609. Bulk surveillance violates our fundamental rights and makes free speech risky.---
  2610. In every country where muslims are in the minority they are obsessed with minority rights.--In every country where muslims are a majority there are no minority rights.
  2611. Really?--You still trust the government?
  2612. When I joined the military it was illegal to be homosexual, then it became optional, and now it is legal. -- I am getting out before they make it mandatory.
  2613. Riot all you want; You are not getting to keep your guns. -- The New World Order
  2614. Do you realize on average over 20 AfricanAmericans are murdered each day by other AfricanAmericans? -- Why are we not protesting about that as well?
  2615. Remember how the whites rioted after OJ's acquittal? -- Neither do I!
  2616. We should not allow dangerous people to have guns!--I agree, So when are we going to start taking weapons away from the people that PAY groups to come up with more efficient/devastating weapons and methods to kill others: namely the government.
  2617. The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government. –- Thomas Paine
  2618. An example of paranoia -- When you think your smart phone is talking about you behind your back.
  2619. Is it time for your medication or mine?---
  2620. Sometimes we all need a new perspective on life -- or maybe just a nap.
  2621. You know you are tired when you lay down to take a nap, fall asleep and start dreaming that you are tired and need to lay down to take a nap.-- Jerry Sanders
  2622. "You put 10 tonnes of proof in front of people, if they are not ready to accept an idea, they will not accept the proof. No amount of evidence will suffice to prove anything, it is the jury that will decide, and you are the jury."--William Cooper - behold a pale horse video
  2623. "You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” --Margaret Thatcher
  2624. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do."--Steve Jobs
  2625. "Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, 'I’m possible!'" --Audrey Hepburn
  2626. "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity."--Amelia Earhart"
  2627. If you see someone without a smile give them yours.”--Dolly Parton
  2628. "Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.” --Drew Barrymore
  2629. "If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of."--Bruce Lee"
  2630. I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts."--Sylvester Stallone
  2631. "The minute that you’re not learning I believe you’re dead.”--Jack Nicholson
  2632. "The image is one thing and the human being is another. It's very hard to live up to an image."--Elvis Presley"
  2633. I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'!"--Muhammad Ali
  2634. "Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."--Warren Buffett
  2635. "If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome."--Michael Jordan
  2636. "When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go."--Carol Burnett
  2637. "Eighty percent of success is showing up."--Woody Allen
  2638. "People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel."--Maya Angelou
  2639. "The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any."--Alice Walker
  2640. "The harder I work, the luckier I get."--Gary Player
  2641. "Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm."--Winston Churchill
  2642. "Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value."--Albert Einstein
  2643. "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them."--Walt Disney
  2644. "You must be the change that you wish to see in the world."--Mahatma Gandhi
  2645. "I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."--Bill Cosby
  2646. "Nations do not mistrust each other because they are armed; they are armed because they mistrust each other."--Ronald Reagan
  2647. "You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case." --Ken Kesey
  2648. "The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision." --Helen Keller
  2649. "Without passion, you don’t have any energy, and without energy, you simply have nothing."--Donald Trump
  2650. "If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning." ---
  2651. "You never really learn much from hearing yourself talk." ---
  2652. "What is wrong with inciting intense dislike of a religion if the activities or teaching of that religion are so outrageous, irrational or abusive of human rights that they deserve to be intensely disliked."--Rowan Atkinson
  2653. "The society that puts equality before freedom will end up with neither. The society that puts freedom before equality will end up with a great measure of both."--Milton Friedman
  2654. "The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that's why it's so essential to preserving individual freedom."--Milton Friedman
  2655. "Most economic fallacies derive - from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another."--Milton Friedman
  2656. "What kind of society isn't structured on greed? The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm; capitalism is that kind of a system"--Milton Friedman
  2657. "At this place, at this moment of time, all mankind is us, whether we like it or not."—Samuel Beckett
  2658. "Diplomacy is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip."--Winston Churchill
  2659. When governments and law enforcement agencies break and ignore the law, then there isn't any law and there is no justice -- just a fight for survival.
  2660. "When you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect." -- Mark Twain
  2661. "Frankly, there isn't anyone you couldn't learn to love once you've heard their story." -- Fred Rogers (aka "Mister Rogers")
  2662. "Be careful, lest in fighting the dragon you become the dragon." ---
  2663. I have got to stop saying, "How stupid can you be?" -- To many people are taking it as a challenge.
  2664. I do not like making plans for the day -- because the word "premeditated" gets thrown around in the courtroom.
  2665. I am not saying let's kill all the stupid people-- I am just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.
  2666. You know that little tingly feeling you get when you like someone? -- That is common sense leaving your body.
  2667. Sometimes you have to burn a few bridges to keep the crazies from following you.---
  2668. The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. -- Mark Twain
  2669. Death - the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening. -- Walter Scott
  2670. Death is one of two things...Either it is annihilation, and the dead have no consciousness of anything; or, as we are told, it is really a change: a migration of the soul from one place to another.--Socrates
  2671. "Don't judge without having heard both sides. Even persons who think themselves virtuous very easily forget this elementary rule of prudence." -- Josemaría Escrivá
  2672. "The freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by a despotic government." --Thomas Jefferson
  2673. "American people are today, the best entertained and the least informed people on the face of the earth. And that has profound implications for a democracy, because a democracy cannot function long without an informed public." -- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
  2674. "We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people." --John F. Kennedy
  2675. "Assassination is the extreme form of censorship." --George Bernard Shaw
  2676. The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved.
  2677. The world will not be destroyed by those that do evil. -- It will be destroyed by those that watch without doing anything.
  2678. "No doubt the people know they can have their Republic back if they want it enough to fight for it and pay the price."
  2679. Once we learn to not fear death -- there is nothing that can stop us from living.
  2680. "Children must be taught how to think, not what to think." -- Margaret Mead
  2681. "Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil." -- C.S. Lewis
  2682. "Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." -- Aristotle
  2683. "Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously." -- G.K. Chesterton
  2684. "The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don't know how to be submissive, and so on - because they are dysfunctional to the institutions."-- Noam Chomsky
  2685. How easy it is for so many of us today to be undoubtedly full of information -- yet fully deprived of accurate information.
  2686. Just because someone uses the word 'christian' to describe something be it a Church, a person or anything else does not mean that the person or group is suddenly 'in tune' the ways of Our Lord.---
  2687. If we have 'christian heroin', 'christian murder', 'christian rape', 'christian torture', does adding the word christian make any of those things moral or good according to Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ? -- Guess What? Simply adding the word christian to churches, groups or people does not mean that they are following the ways of Our Lord either.
  2688. In this game beginners will be treated fairly -- and then destroyed.
  2689. I can not be held responsible for what my face does -- while YOU are talking.
  2690. They call it a Selfie -- because Narcissitie is too hard to spell.
  2691. If you say GULLIBLE slowly enough -- It sounds like ORANGES.
  2692. Never trust an Atom -- They make up everything.
  2693. I did not mean to push your bottons -- I was looking for MUTE.
  2694. I Often Worry About The Safety Of My Children -- Especially When They Roll Their Eyes And Talk Back.
  2695. Why is it always we were Out Drinking? -- Why do those stories never start with, We were out eating salids and . . .
  2696. You can't scare me -- I have a daughter.
  2697. Sometimes I sit quietly and wonder why I a not in a mental aslyum -- Then I look around an realize maybe I already am.
  2698. Trying to understand some people -- is like trying to smell the color 9.
  2699. A quiet man is a thinking man -- A quiet woman is usually mad.
  2700. The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. -- Edmund Burke
  2701. He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.-- Charles Peguy
  2702. To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men -- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  2703. Every time we act in the face of fear -- we dilute the power of fear and increase our confidence
  2704. Only the small secrets need to be protected, the large ones are kept secret by public incredulity -- Marshall McLuhan
  2705. Many spiders when they unite can tie down a lion -- Ethiopean Proverb
  2706. "To love for the sake of being loved is human, to love for the sake of loving is angelic"---
  2707. The trouble with quotes is that there are so many of them.---



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