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Comment#  ·   Fair (200 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest ways of suffering, and the most comfortable ways of dying.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·   Fair (262 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The secret to life is that there is no secret.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (854 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by nthomas

The strong take from the weak, but the smart take from the strong.

Unknown, in Wealth and Poverty

Comment#  ·   Fair (212 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The surest sign that a man is in love is when he divorces his wife.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (107 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The surest way of having something done is to forbid your kids to do it.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (105 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The tallest blade of grass is the first to be cut by the scythe.

Unknown, (Russian proverb), in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (129 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (256 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The way to make a small fortune in the commodities market is to start with a large fortune.

Unknown, in Wealth and Poverty

Comment#  ·   Fair (225 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The world is governed more by appearance than realities, so it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as it is to know it.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (369 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Theft from a single author is plagiarism. Theft from two is comparative study. Theft from three or more is research.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are a lot of ways to become a failure, but never taking a chance is the most successful.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are no errors in this book, except this one.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are people who make things happen, those who watch what happens, and those who wonder what happened.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. It's better to belong to the first group because there is less competition.

Unknown, (Wilson on Home Improvement), in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (249 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are two reasons for doing something: a really good reason and the real reason.

Unknown, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·   Fair (199 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are two sides to every divorce: yours and the shithead's.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (113 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are two types of dirt: the dark kind, which is attracted to light objects, and the light kind, which is attracted to dark objects.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (227 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are two types of people: those who divide people into two types, and those who don't.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (186 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There is no difference between a wise man and a fool when they fall in love.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

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