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tiny.ag/9kdycunx · ★★☆☆ Fair (1386 ratings) · submitted 1997
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.
Robert Frost, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation
tiny.ag/x2tnoops · ★★☆☆ Fair (810 ratings) · submitted 1997
The Puritans hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
Thomas Macaulay, History of England, I, in Vice and Virtue
tiny.ag/lmbiznpc · ★★☆☆ Fair (371 ratings) · submitted 1997
It's not over until it's over.
tiny.ag/qn3ryz0y · ★★☆☆ Fair (408 ratings) · submitted 1998
Freedom is not the right to live as we please, but the right to find how we ought to live in order to fulfill our potential.
tiny.ag/ajjiywbg · ★★☆☆ Fair (230 ratings) · submitted 1997
It costs to be stupid. The stupider you are, the more it costs.
tiny.ag/uvpjrb6x · ★★☆☆ Fair (721 ratings) · submitted 1997
Desperation is like stealing from the mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
tiny.ag/6jxieopf · ★★☆☆ Fair (466 ratings) · submitted 1997
A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
tiny.ag/ct4xj6gg · ★★☆☆ Fair (533 ratings) · submitted 1997
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
tiny.ag/ig3zfjp4 · ★★☆☆ Fair (484 ratings) · submitted 1997
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
tiny.ag/tmupilkz · ★★☆☆ Fair (504 ratings) · submitted 1997
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
tiny.ag/jgjax6rp · ★★☆☆ Fair (1290 ratings) · submitted 1999
Take a chance and you may lose. Take not a chance and you have lost already.
tiny.ag/isf8vo05 · ★★☆☆ Fair (1041 ratings) · submitted 1997
Delay is preferable to error.
tiny.ag/ctd7inn0 · ★★☆☆ Fair (637 ratings) · submitted 1997
I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don't treat me right, shame on you.
tiny.ag/jcg8ibwt · ★★☆☆ Fair (280 ratings) · submitted 1997
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
tiny.ag/f7dpm5bc · ★★☆☆ Fair (391 ratings) · submitted 1997
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
tiny.ag/kge2ejcq · ★★☆☆ Fair (202 ratings) · submitted 1997
It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.
tiny.ag/tcyzf8gu · ★★☆☆ Fair (1560 ratings) · submitted 1999 by David Knight
An expert is someone who is one page ahead of you in the manual.
tiny.ag/iulae0a9 · ★★☆☆ Fair (288 ratings) · submitted 1997
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.
John A. Locke, sometimes incorrectly attributed to John Locke, in Science and Religion
tiny.ag/odq1svy5 · ★★☆☆ Fair (368 ratings) · submitted 1997
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
tiny.ag/p6bwfqfr · ★★☆☆ Fair (702 ratings) · submitted 1997
Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.