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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (767 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 (230 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (174 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A pint of sweat saves a gallon of blood.

[aphorist] George Patton, in [category] War and Peace and [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (864 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We must become the change we want to see.

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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (3110 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments -- there are consequences.

[aphorist] Robert G. Ingersoll, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (298 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (809 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A book is a mirror; if an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out.

[aphorist] G. C. Lichtenberg, in [category] Art and Literature and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (158 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 (217 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 (156 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

Even thinking is participation.

[aphorist] Lassi Kämäri, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (158 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

[aphorist] Oscar Levant, in [category] Happiness and Misery

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (192 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 (100 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 (345 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 (447 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 (169 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 (196 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I don't feel good.

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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (159 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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (76 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Most of life is choices, and the rest is pure dumb luck.

[aphorist] Marian Erickson, in [category] Success and Failure

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