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Doug Horton

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (112 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When all is lost, ask the I.R.S. -- they'll find something.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (77 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (69 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Why ask why? If it's raining it just is.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

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 (375 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (403 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 (197 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Boring people are a reflection of boring people.

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (416 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 (395 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 (198 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (398 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 (714 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 (123 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

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