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Comment#  ·   Fair (221 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Tact is the ability to tell a man he has an open mind when he has a hole in his head.

Unknown, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Golden Rule: whoever has the gold makes the rules.

Unknown, in Altruism and Cynicism and Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (267 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The IQ of the group is the lowest IQ of a member of the group divided by the number of people in the group.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (286 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The amount of work to be done increases in proportion to the amount of work already completed.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (262 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best defense against logic is ignorance.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best thing about growing older is that it takes such a long time.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (269 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (235 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The burden is equal to the horse's strength.

Unknown, (The Talmud), in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (269 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The bureaucracy is expanding to meet the needs of an expanding bureaucracy.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (110 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The chance of the bread falling with the buttered side down is directly proportional to the cost of the carpet.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (114 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The church is near but the road is icy; the bar is far away but I'll walk carefully.

Unknown, (Russian proverb), in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·   Fair (182 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Dave Supulski

The definition of experience is knowledge acquired too late.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (228 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (963 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

The early bird catches the worm.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (253 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The easiest way to figure the cost of living is to take your income and add ten percent.

Unknown, in Wealth and Poverty

Comment#  ·   Fair (146 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The future belongs to those who dare.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The gods gave man fire and he invented fire engines. They gave him love and he invented marriage.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (143 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The greatest thing man can create is himself.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (238 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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