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tiny.ag/yamidgsg · ★★☆☆ Fair (519 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.
tiny.ag/bqie1hj5 · ★★☆☆ Fair (651 ratings) · submitted 1998
An aphorism is not an aphorism unless you know what it means.
tiny.ag/ynhvcg3k · ★★☆☆ Fair (201 ratings) · submitted 1997
Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.
tiny.ag/fpwszor9 · ★★☆☆ Fair (343 ratings) · submitted 1997
He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.
tiny.ag/rdqgrf59 · ★★☆☆ Fair (370 ratings) · submitted 1997
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
tiny.ag/2cctxyhg · ★★☆☆ Fair (610 ratings) · submitted 1997
If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
tiny.ag/vfmz7cvr · ★★☆☆ Fair (388 ratings) · submitted 1997
If you want a high performance woman, I can go from zero to bitch in less than 2.1 seconds.
tiny.ag/fznv6alr · ★★☆☆ Fair (554 ratings) · submitted 1997
I never think of the future -- it will come soon enough.
tiny.ag/br8cx6zt · ★★☆☆ Fair (628 ratings) · submitted 1997
I have learned to use the word "impossible" with the greatest caution.
tiny.ag/ujvv0yxq · ★★☆☆ Fair (324 ratings) · submitted 1997
The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love.
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/9whxy8s7 · ★★☆☆ Fair (549 ratings) · submitted 1997
Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.
tiny.ag/uoqbw63r · ★★☆☆ Fair (517 ratings) · submitted 1997
It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.
Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, in Science and Religion
tiny.ag/pu94ynqw · ★★☆☆ Fair (299 ratings) · submitted 1997
You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
tiny.ag/j0xwttzq · ★★☆☆ Fair (331 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.
tiny.ag/dlefcimh · ★★☆☆ Fair (589 ratings) · submitted 1997
Comedy is tragedy plus time.
tiny.ag/czhkruer · ★★☆☆ Fair (504 ratings) · submitted 1997
Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.
tiny.ag/1i8zitnu · ★★☆☆ Fair (892 ratings) · submitted 1998
I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harms way.
tiny.ag/9bumiall · ★★☆☆ Fair (355 ratings) · submitted 1997
There's nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
tiny.ag/i5ba47dl · ★★☆☆ Fair (478 ratings) · submitted 1997
It gets late early out there.
Yogi Berra, (on Yankee Stadium in the fall), in Work and Recreation