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tiny.ag/jwhevbgo · ★★☆☆ Fair (304 ratings) · submitted 1997
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.
tiny.ag/64hrko9k · ★★☆☆ Fair (1211 ratings) · submitted 1997
I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
tiny.ag/zwylfryx · ★★☆☆ Fair (1391 ratings) · submitted 1997
It is by will alone that I set my mind in motion.
Frank Herbert, Dune, in Work and Recreation
tiny.ag/qn3ryz0y · ★★☆☆ Fair (408 ratings) · submitted 1998
Freedom is not the right to live as we please, but the right to find how we ought to live in order to fulfill our potential.
tiny.ag/byzkqtr3 · ★★☆☆ Fair (651 ratings) · submitted 1997
I would rather be attacked than unnoticed. For the worst thing you can do to an author is to be silent as to his works.
tiny.ag/uejht2oo · ★★☆☆ Fair (234 ratings) · submitted 1997
Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
tiny.ag/6qzazlkw · ★★☆☆ Fair (257 ratings) · submitted 1997
Silence is argument carried out by other means.
tiny.ag/sq9g8eav · ★★☆☆ Fair (3330 ratings) · submitted 1997
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Frank Herbert, Dune, in Altruism and Cynicism
tiny.ag/yefighwf · ★★☆☆ Fair (1461 ratings) · submitted 1999
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
tiny.ag/oqpuijzx · ★★☆☆ Fair (625 ratings) · submitted 1997
Hell, there are no rules here -- we're trying to accomplish something.
tiny.ag/gu6tloek · ★★☆☆ Fair (298 ratings) · submitted 1997
An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.
Simon Cameron, in Altruism and Cynicism and Law and Politics
tiny.ag/uvpjrb6x · ★★☆☆ Fair (721 ratings) · submitted 1997
Desperation is like stealing from the mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
tiny.ag/orx9er1h · ★★☆☆ Fair (383 ratings) · submitted 1997
The wind and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
tiny.ag/zzbstsyk · ★★☆☆ Fair (275 ratings) · submitted 1997
If the aborigine drafted an I.Q. test, all of Western civilization would presumably flunk it.
tiny.ag/vr4hxjva · ★★☆☆ Fair (1237 ratings) · submitted 1997
Egoist: A person of low taste, more interested in themselves than in me.
Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Altruism and Cynicism
tiny.ag/vsuzg5uw · ★★☆☆ Fair (542 ratings) · submitted 1997
Being kissed by a man who didn't wax his moustache was like eating an egg without salt.
tiny.ag/8d5pktgj · ★★☆☆ Fair (491 ratings) · submitted 1997
A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.
Dyer, Dyer's Law, in Work and Recreation
tiny.ag/bqie1hj5 · ★★☆☆ Fair (651 ratings) · submitted 1998
An aphorism is not an aphorism unless you know what it means.
tiny.ag/tuvabnig · ★★☆☆ Fair (890 ratings) · submitted 1999
Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.
Woody Allen, in Life and Death and Love and Hate
tiny.ag/zhi7upjz · ★★☆☆ Fair (419 ratings) · submitted 1997
I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.