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tiny.ag/1zzynlyn · ★★☆☆ Fair (439 ratings) · submitted 1997
These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.
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/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/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/wtukmszr · ★★☆☆ Fair (1186 ratings) · submitted 1997
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
tiny.ag/fznv6alr · ★★☆☆ Fair (554 ratings) · submitted 1997
I never think of the future -- it will come soon enough.
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/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/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/pu94ynqw · ★★☆☆ Fair (299 ratings) · submitted 1997
You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
tiny.ag/dlefcimh · ★★☆☆ Fair (589 ratings) · submitted 1997
Comedy is tragedy plus time.
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/fsnkyl1j · ★★☆☆ Fair (578 ratings) · submitted 1997
To generalize is to be an idiot.
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/czhkruer · ★★☆☆ Fair (504 ratings) · submitted 1997
Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.
tiny.ag/bqie1hj5 · ★★☆☆ Fair (651 ratings) · submitted 1998
An aphorism is not an aphorism unless you know what it means.
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/ndewfsya · ★★☆☆ Fair (980 ratings) · submitted 1997
The great question -- which I have not been able to answer -- is, "What does a woman want?"