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Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternatives.
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Maurice Chevalier (1888 - 1972)
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
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Robert Frost (1874 - 1963)
The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.
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Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004)
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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Krishnamurti
If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
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Tallulah Bankhead (1903 - 1968)
To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage.
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Confucius (551 BC - 479 BC)
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
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Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972)
You know, I think that if parents would spend less time worrying about what their kids watch on TV and more time worrying about what's going on in their kids' lives, this world would be a much better place.
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Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park, Death, 1997
Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon.
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 - 1902)
Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others.
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Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
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Doug Larson
The only people who can change the world are people who want to. And not everybody does.
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Hugh Macleod, How To Be Creative: 17. Merit can be bought. Passion can't. , 08-22-04
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.
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Cyril Connolly (1903 - 1974)
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900), "On Reading and Writing"
When you have got an elephant by the hind leg, and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
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Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect.
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Ted Turner
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
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Chinese Proverb
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
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Steve Jobs (1955 - 2011)
Feed a fever, starve a cold. Lightly sup with rickets.
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Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata, Animal Crossing: Wild World, 2005
I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says: 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have - When he gives everything that is in him to do the job he has before him. That is all you can ask of him and that is what I have tried to do.
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Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972)
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MM's Cynical Quotes LM's Motivational Quotes Classic Quotes
Cole's Quotables Rand Lindsly's Quotes Poor Man's College
alt.quotations Archives 20th Century Quotations Quotations by Women
The Devil's Dictionary Contributed Quotations

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