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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (379 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (209 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.

[aphorist] John A. Locke, in [category] Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (303 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

[aphorist] Robert F. Kennedy, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (286 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 (440 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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.

[aphorist] Albert Einstein, in [category] Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (498 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics.

[aphorist] Benjamin Disraeli, in [category] Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (427 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

[aphorist] Albert Einstein, in [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (962 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I think it would be a good idea.

[aphorist] Mahatma Gandhi, (when asked what he thought of Western civilization), in [category] Law and Politics

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (506 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don't treat me right, shame on you.

[aphorist] Louis Armstrong, in [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

He who spends his time reading aphorisms of another to have one of his own, has no time or brains to have any of his own.

[aphorist] M. Bernheisel, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1324 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Women make love for love, men make love for lust.

[aphorist] Derrick Harge, in [category] Love and Hate and [category] Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (263 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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.

[aphorist] Leonardo Da Vinci, in [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (296 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains.

[aphorist] Ralph Waldo Emerson, in [category] Happiness and Misery

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (450 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.

[aphorist] Gilbert K. Chesterton, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (186 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Be braver -- you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

[aphorist] David Lloyd George, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (539 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by [user] Megan

To accomplish great things, you must not only act but also dream, not only dream but also believe.

[aphorist] Anatole France, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (800 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harms way.

[aphorist] John Paul Jones, in [category] War and Peace

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (329 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you want a high performance woman, I can go from zero to bitch in less than 2.1 seconds.

[aphorist] Krystal Ann Kraus, in [category] Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (626 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.

[aphorist] P. J. O'Rourke, in [category] Art and Literature

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1281 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two equals four. If that is granted, all else follows.

[aphorist] George Orwell, 1984, in [category] Happiness and Misery

1984 (paperback)

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