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Doug Horton

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (174 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.

Doug Horton, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (373 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Be your own hero, it's cheaper than a movie ticket.

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (390 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (172 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.

Doug Horton, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (190 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Boring people are a reflection of boring people.

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (411 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Born a saint, die a sinner -- born a sinner, die a saint.

Doug Horton, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (198 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Born to be wild -- live to outgrow it.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (392 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Burning desire is the eternal flame.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (151 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Buying a lie is one thing, giving it away for free is quite another.

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (190 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (394 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain.

Doug Horton, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Death is feared as birth is forgotten.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (132 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Death is the final wake-up call.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (703 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Desperation is like stealing from the mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (120 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Drive slow and enjoy the scenery -- drive fast and join the scenery.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (138 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (309 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Good ideas are a dime a dozen, bad ones are free.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (129 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Growing old is not growing up.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (121 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

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