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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (47 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

A creek that is cut off finds other ways

Erik Lerdahl

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (55 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

Where there is room for confusion, there is room for new thoughts

Erik Lerdahl

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (52 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

It is easier to go with the majority and know it is wrong than to go against the majority and believe it is right

Erik Lerdahl

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (52 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

To wait for the perfect is a perfect way of waiting

Erik Lerdahl

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (25 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

Only the one who can set his own limits can be really close to others

Erik Lerdahl

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (29 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

Every mistake is a step towards what may become right

Erik Lerdahl

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (21 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

Where there is no shell there is no nakedness to hide

Erik Lerdahl

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (22 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

The one who does not face the wave gets caught by it

Erik Lerdahl

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (22 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

You have to struggle so things can happen by themselves

Erik Lerdahl

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (26 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

This moments fade away like teardrops in the rain

?, from the movie "Bladerunner"

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (17 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

I say as the Chinese; the future is like a baboonÂ’s ass. ItÂ’s bright and full of shit.

Unknown, Translation from the cartoon Arne Anka

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (34 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

Nothing makes girls so pretty as alcohol and closing hour.

Unknown, Translation of a traditional quote

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (28 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

The vital difference between man and beast is their relationship to nature. A Man subdues it and rises above it; A Beast is nothing but a helpless victim of it.

RHJunior

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (40 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

Only Man, of all God's creatures, could breed fools capable of believing it a virtue to live like a beast.

RHJunior

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (31 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

Eco-activists would sacrifice everything to preserve the timber wolf's pristine natural habitat--- while the timber wolf would chuck that same habitat in a second for a can opener, a crate of alpo, and a working pair of opposable thumbs.

RHJunior

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (31 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

"An annoyingly cheery person told me that I ought smile as frowning required the use of 42 muscles and smiling a mere 16. I politely informed them that I was exercising."

E. H. Munro, http://ehmunro.munroco.com

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (24 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

"If people are determined to dislike me, I am determined to give them good cause. There is nothing more tragic than misplaced contempt."

E. H. Munro, http://ehmunro.munroco.com

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (43 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

To think before you speak, is like wiping your ass before you shit.

Charlie Christensen, Translation from cartoon Arne Anka

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (44 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

The danger with alcohol is that you become happy when you drink it and the one who is happy doesnÂ’t need to drink. Thus you must drink so much that you forgot that you were ever happy, so that you can drink again tomorrow.

Charlie Christensen, Translation from the cartoon Arne Anka

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (32 ratings)  ·  submitted 2001

A beer is a beer is a beer

Charlie Christensen, Translation from the cartoon Arne Anka

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