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Doug Horton

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (143 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 (313 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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (134 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If food were free, why work?

Doug Horton, in Work and Recreation

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

If it looks like shit, smells like shit, mail it to your enemy -- he'll know what to do with it.

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (106 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell?

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (92 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (88 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (178 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you love something, turn it loose. If it doesn't come back, kill it!

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism and Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It's not a question of happiness, it's a requirement. Consider the alternative.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (88 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is good when we think it's good. Life is bad when we don't think.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (111 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Live to learn, learn to live, then teach others.

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (134 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love is a given, hatred is aquired.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate

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

Love is seeing without eyes, hearing without ears; hatred is nothing.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (96 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (104 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Money is good, love is wealth.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (78 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Perfection is perfectly simple; fouling things up requires true skill.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (84 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Remember only the good, the bad will never forget you.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

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