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Comment#  ·   Fair (20 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010

To go from the sublime to the ridiculous is less ridiculous than going from the ridiculous to the sublime.

John Alejandro King, from 'The Covert Comic', in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (13 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

There is more law and order in TV series and in movies than there is in real life.

Jabo James, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (13 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

Beauty is only skin-deep; tell that to an elephant.

Jabo James, in Happiness and Misery

Comment#  ·   Fair (18 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

A cult is a religion that has yet to attain legitimacy; a religion is a former cult that has barely attained it.

Jabo James, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (21 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

Outsourcing is a four-letter word with seven extra letters.

Jabo James, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (18 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

There is life and there is death. What truly counts is what you do in between.

Jabo James, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (9 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

The I.R.S. can instill more terror than al-Qaeda or Hammas.

, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (8 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

The I.R.S. can instill more terror than al-Qaeda or Hammas.

Jabo James, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (8 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

Jesus of Nazareth was a Jew. His disciples and subsequent followers promoted him to Christian.

Jabo James, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (15 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

The word whatever, when used as a response, indicates annoyance and a desire to cut short the conversation.

Jabo James, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (11 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

When you limit your own abilities, you impose on others.

Jabo James, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (13 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

More brainwashing than bodywashing occurs when there are more TV sets and personal computers than there are bathtubs and shower stalls.

Jabo James, in Health and Disease

Comment#  ·   Fair (7 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

When you fail to vote, you deserve all the consequences.

Jabo James, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (5 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

If there is light at the end of the tunnel, it is because you are carrying a flashlight.

Jabo James, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (7 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

My silence is my space.

Jabo James, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·   Fair (14 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

The Creator is not an equal opportunity employer; when the Creator wants you, you go.

Jabo James, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

Which is worse? A friend who lies to spare your feelings, or an enemy who speaks the truth about you?

, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (10 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by jambone9

What's the big deal about organized crime? Isn't law enforcement organized?

Jabo James, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (9 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010

Everyone thinks kids want more things in life, but what they really want is something that they can be a part of that is a part of them.

Oprah, in Happiness and Misery and Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (5 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010

A bird in the hand might peck you

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