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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (19 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

"There are two kinds of people in this world: sick bastards, and closet sick bastards"

[aphorist] Darrell La Montre, Darrell's Book of Aphorisms

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (21 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

Believe you can get the dream, otherwise it is just a wish.

[aphorist] Unknown

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (24 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

People tend to ascribe their successes to their own virtues and their failures to other's faults

[aphorist] M.A. Fiol

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (31 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

Everyone has a right to think I'm an idiot. Just as everyone has a right to think I'm a genius.

[aphorist] Jared P. Staab

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (19 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

To see clearly the closest things, go far away and close your eyes.

[aphorist] M.A. Fiol

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (24 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

You can run, You can hide,But one day i'll stand right in front of you, no more Run, no more Hide, just You and Me,a Fight for those who wants to be Free

[aphorist] One

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (20 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

You must have an open mind to realize that you do not have an open mind

[aphorist] M.A. Fiol

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (24 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

"I once thought the world revolved around the sun, but then I grew older and wiser, and realized it revolved around me."

[aphorist] Travis Buroker

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (21 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

"He who hates vice, hates humanity"

[aphorist] Thrasea, via Melville's "Confidence Man"

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (19 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

"If a drunkard in a sober fit is the dullest of mortals, an enthusiast in a reason-fit is not the most lively."

[aphorist] Herman Melville, from "The Confidence Man"

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (17 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

Please excuse me, I feel a fit of sobriety and reason setting in on me, and must go take my medication....

[aphorist] Dave Matthews, Learning from the Masters

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (22 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

"I am wealthy in sunny days, and I have spent them lavishly."

[aphorist] Henry David Thoreau, do you think he plays golf?

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (16 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

What's the point in being alive if you can't engage in some savage battles against all the odds?

[aphorist] Hon. John C. Crosbie, From a speech delivered in 2000

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (16 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

It's only because what is inside is so vulnerable that the shell has to be so hard

[aphorist] Brian Warner

Comment#  ·  ***- Good (16 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

There is nothing more comforting, more terrifying and more safe, than the shadows of night. They engulf you in a blanket of darkness, and in the shadows there is more life than anywhere in the world.

[aphorist] Valeria McHenry, The shadows of Night

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (19 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

When a man takes your wife, send him a dollar and thank him for taking out the trash

[aphorist] Unknown

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (28 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

"If ifs were fifths we'd all be drunk."

[aphorist] Unknown, heard from a lady at BINGO night

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (20 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

"If you can't dazzle 'em with brilliance, baffle 'em with bulls**t."

[aphorist] Unknown

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (21 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

Dont borrow trouble, the interest is too damned high!

[aphorist] Phyllis Steinhauser

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (18 ratings)  ·  submitted 2002

A friend is someone who may laugh out loud when Life knocks you on yer butt, but they will give you a hand getting back on yer feet.

[aphorist] Phyllis Steinhauser, (creator)

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