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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (7 ratings)  ·  submitted 13 Sep by [user] bogglemost (updated 18 Sep)

if you let 4 be 5 then 6 wants to be 7.

[aphorist] bogglemost

Comment#  ·  ***- Good (5 ratings)  ·  submitted 13 Sep by [user] bogglemost (updated 18 Sep)

gee, it doesn't look very ergonomic. "its not supposed to be, silly. that's why they use them for exorcisms."

[aphorist] bogglemost, in [category] Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  ***- Good (4 ratings)  ·  submitted Jan '13 by [user] Waynewilkerson (updated 18 Sep)

Very often, the very best move lies directly next to the very worst.

[aphorist] Unknown

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (5 ratings)  ·  submitted Jan '13 by [user] LynnAire (updated 18 Sep)

If God can be a woman, then the Devil can too.

[aphorist] Author Unknown, in [category] Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (4 ratings)  ·  submitted Jan '13 by [user] LynnAire (updated 18 Sep)

Interpretations leave scars when played with like numbers.

[aphorist] Author Unknown

Comment#  ·  ***- Good (3 ratings)  ·  submitted Jan '13 by [user] MatthewSawyer (updated 18 Sep)

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted Jan '13 (updated 18 Sep)

"One ought never do wrong, when anyone is watching"

[aphorist] Mark Twain

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (7 ratings)  ·  submitted Jan '13 (updated 18 Sep)

If you are not fired with enthusiam, you will be fired with enthusiasm.

[aphorist] Author Unknown, in [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (9 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] CheviotSheepy (updated 18 Sep)

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, but what does kill you makes you dead.

[aphorist] Author Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance and [category] Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (8 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] aeug (updated 18 Sep)

The more you cry the wetter it gets; all the faster it slips through your fingers.

[aphorist] Author Unknown, in [category] Happiness and Misery and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (5 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] aeug (updated 18 Sep)

The more you cry the wetter it gets; all the faster it slips through your fingers.

[aphorist] Author Unknown, in [category] Happiness and Misery and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (7 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] pboost1 (updated 18 Sep)

Take any adversity that comes at you and use it to make you stronger.

[aphorist] Unknown

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (7 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] pboost1 (updated 18 Sep)

Take any adversity that comes at you and use it to make you stronger.

[aphorist] Unknown

Comment#  ·  ***- Good (7 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] pboost1 (updated 18 Sep)

Take any adversity that comes at you and use it to make you stronger.

[aphorist] Unknown

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (9 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] NEHSamlit13 (updated 18 Sep)

When you fail to prepare you have already lost.

[aphorist] Be Rich, NEHS

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] NEHSamlit13 (updated 18 Sep)

Life is hard, after all it kills you.

[aphorist] Author Unknown, NEHS

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (7 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] NEHSamlit13 (updated 18 Sep)

Don't talk too much if you don't want anyone to know anything.

[aphorist] Author Unknown, NEHS

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] NEHSamlit13 (updated 18 Sep)

I'm fire and you are air. Without you I suffocate, but with you I burn.

[aphorist] Author Unknown, NEHS

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (7 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 by [user] JohnDdoe (updated 18 Sep)

Imagination is more important than knowledge

[aphorist] Author Unknown, in [category] Art and Literature

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (8 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '13 (updated 18 Sep)

If it flies, floats or fornicates, rent it, don’t buy it.

[aphorist] Author Unknown, In the novel: Baja Oklahoma (1981), in [category] Wealth and Poverty and [category] Happiness and Misery

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