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Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 10 May by [user] Anoldsalt (updated 11:10)

You can clip a man's hair all of his life but can only scalp him once

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 10 May by [user] Anoldsalt (updated 11:10)

He was always the man to be close to but from a distance

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 28 Apr by [user] JacksAphorisms

Hate increases fear; courage reduces fear; love replaces fear.

[aphorist] Jack Friedland, From "Reflections on Society and Life"

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 28 Apr by [user] JacksAphorisms

Putting off until tomorrow what we should do today is a form of job security.

[aphorist] Jack Friedland, From "Reflections on Society and Life"

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 28 Apr by [user] JacksAphorisms

Our need to believe in others largely stems from our fear of believing in ourselves.

[aphorist] Jack Friedland, From "Reflections on Society and Life"

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 28 Apr by [user] JacksAphorisms

Order, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.

[aphorist] Jack Friedland, From "Reflections on Society and Life"

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 28 Apr by [user] JacksAphorisms

It is easier to look to the future than to learn from the past.

[aphorist] Jack Friedland, From "Reflections on Society and Life"

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 21 May (updated 22 May)

"it is what it is"

[aphorist] Unknown

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 14 May (updated 22 May)

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 19 May by [user] levek (updated 21 May)

Be is the beginning of beginning.

[aphorist] Réjean Lévesque, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (49 ratings)  ·  submitted Sep '14 by [user] homer_thomasian (updated 21 May)

Figure it out to figure out of it.

[aphorist] Homer Thomasian

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (76 ratings)  ·  submitted 3 Dec by [user] rh (updated 21 May)

Politics is the art of balancing society on an edge, exploiting it as much as possible without pushing it off into rebellion.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Law and Politics

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (56 ratings)  ·  submitted 15 Dec by [user] grjuelg (updated 21 May)

People who use double negatives are not unambiguous.

[aphorist] G. Russell Juelg, in [category] Art and Literature and [category] Law and Politics

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (82 ratings)  ·  submitted 22 Nov

Some needs, left unfulfilled, create crisis in our lives, others simply take a little shine of our day.

[aphorist] Michael Singer, in [category] Happiness and Misery

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (12 ratings)  ·  submitted Oct '14 (updated 21 May)

"Under Capitalism, man exploits man; under Communism, it's the other way around"

[aphorist] Ukrainianism, in [category] Law and Politics and [category] Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (37 ratings)  ·  submitted Oct '14 (updated 21 May)

No one remembers how many times Babe Ruth struck out.

[aphorist] Joel L. Schiff, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 2 Dec (updated 21 May)

The More You Learn The More You Earn!

[aphorist] Joseph R Rizzo, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (71 ratings)  ·  submitted Sep '14 by [user] bogglemost (updated 21 May)

mystery is far too mysterious to consist only of mystery.

[aphorist] bogglemost, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (75 ratings)  ·  submitted Sep '14 by [user] bogglemost (updated 21 May)

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

[aphorist] bogglemost

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (82 ratings)  ·  submitted Sep '14 by [user] bogglemost (updated 21 May)

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

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