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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (773 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

Mankind must give up war in the Atomic Era. What is at stake is the life or death of humanity.

[aphorist] Albert Einstein, in [category] War and Peace

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (236 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.

[aphorist] Horace, in [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (970 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Egoist: A person of low taste, more interested in themselves than in me.

[aphorist] Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (867 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We must become the change we want to see.

[aphorist] Mahatma Gandhi, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (376 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.

[aphorist] Jane Austen, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (302 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I never think of the future -- it will come soon enough.

[aphorist] Albert Einstein, in [category] Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (161 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man who seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society.

[aphorist] Frederick the Great, in [category] Law and Politics

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (23 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is perfectly true that the government is best which governs least. It is equally true that the government is best which provides most.

[aphorist] Walter Lippmann, in [category] Law and Politics

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (222 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.

[aphorist] W. C. Fields, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (290 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Girls are like pianos. When they're not upright, they're grand.

[aphorist] Benny Hill, in [category] Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (47 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The more you wrestle with a turd, the more shit gets on you.

[aphorist] Shelly Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (292 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I don't necessarily agree with everything I say.

[aphorist] Marshall McLuhan, in [category] Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1384 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

Everybody wants to save the earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.

[aphorist] P. J. O'Rourke, All the Trouble in the World, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism and [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (197 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less until he knows absolutely everything about nothing.

[aphorist] Nicholas Murray Butler, in [category] Science and Religion and [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (105 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.

[aphorist] Sandra Carey, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (349 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

Ignorance does not necesarilly mean one has a lack of wisdom, for a most ignorant person can be one with much wisdom. It's "live and learn" that creates wisdom.

[aphorist] Austin Holmes, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (154 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Trouble is only an opportunity in work clothes.

[aphorist] Henry J. Kaiser, in [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (173 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.

[aphorist] David Broder, in [category] Law and Politics

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (198 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I don't feel good.

[aphorist] Luther Burbank, (dying words), in [category] Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (165 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.

[aphorist] Jacques Cousteau, in [category] Life and Death

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