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tiny.ag/hdkst9q4 · ★★☆☆ Fair (445 ratings) · submitted 1997
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
tiny.ag/rxe07t5e · ★★☆☆ Fair (506 ratings) · submitted 1997
Girls are like pianos. When they're not upright, they're grand.
tiny.ag/la8pw7kl · ★★☆☆ Fair (381 ratings) · submitted 1997
We have had an Imperial lesson; it may make us an Empire yet!
tiny.ag/x2tnoops · ★★☆☆ Fair (810 ratings) · submitted 1997
The Puritans hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
Thomas Macaulay, History of England, I, in Vice and Virtue
tiny.ag/9kdycunx · ★★☆☆ Fair (1386 ratings) · submitted 1997
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.
Robert Frost, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation
tiny.ag/cz34szjm · ★★☆☆ Fair (1108 ratings) · submitted 1997
My sources are unreliable, but their information is fascinating.
Ashleigh Brilliant, Brilliant Thoughts (copyright info: www.ashleighbrilliant.com), in Science and Religion
tiny.ag/ndscvllq · ★★☆☆ Fair (339 ratings) · submitted 1997
Positive anything is better than negative nothing.
tiny.ag/bnnutdd7 · ★★☆☆ Fair (378 ratings) · submitted 1997
Be your own hero, it's cheaper than a movie ticket.
tiny.ag/kgnpd9wc · ★★☆☆ Fair (384 ratings) · submitted 1998
Even thinking is participation.
tiny.ag/qn3ryz0y · ★★☆☆ Fair (408 ratings) · submitted 1998
Freedom is not the right to live as we please, but the right to find how we ought to live in order to fulfill our potential.
tiny.ag/kiehwrll · ★★☆☆ Fair (673 ratings) · submitted 1997
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
tiny.ag/ajjiywbg · ★★☆☆ Fair (230 ratings) · submitted 1997
It costs to be stupid. The stupider you are, the more it costs.
tiny.ag/isf8vo05 · ★★☆☆ Fair (1041 ratings) · submitted 1997
Delay is preferable to error.
tiny.ag/ct4xj6gg · ★★☆☆ Fair (533 ratings) · submitted 1997
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
tiny.ag/tmupilkz · ★★☆☆ Fair (504 ratings) · submitted 1997
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
tiny.ag/t9m3smqg · ★★☆☆ Fair (1410 ratings) · submitted 1997
Women make love for love, men make love for lust.
Derrick Harge, in Love and Hate and Men and Women
tiny.ag/jcg8ibwt · ★★☆☆ Fair (280 ratings) · submitted 1997
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
tiny.ag/gvfo9jw1 · ★★☆☆ Fair (547 ratings) · submitted 1997
Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.
tiny.ag/f7dpm5bc · ★★☆☆ Fair (391 ratings) · submitted 1997
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
tiny.ag/iulae0a9 · ★★☆☆ Fair (288 ratings) · submitted 1997
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.
John A. Locke, sometimes incorrectly attributed to John Locke, in Science and Religion