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Misc. Sayings, Quotes, & Aphorisms II

What soon grows old? Gratitude. -- Aristotle (?)

Whatever happens to you, it will have previously happened to everyone you know, only more so.

The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad. -- Salvador Dali

Never put off until tomorrow what you can put off indefinitely.

Under deadline pressure for the next week. If you want something, it can wait. Unless it's blind screaming paroxysmally hedonistic...

Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you. -- Thomas Jefferson

I don't understand this scandal about nicotine in cigarettes. What did we think they were full of? Vitamin C and calcium? -- Fran Lebowitz

There is no such thing as "social gambling." Either you are there to cut the other bloke's heart out and eat it -- or you're a sucker. If you don't like this choice -- don't gamble. -- Robert A. Heinlein, Notebooks of Lazarus

I am not on this planet to get something done... The things we accomplish are expressions of our purpose. -- Paul Williams

The three brick masons. When the first man was asked what he was building, he answered gruffly, without even raising his eyes from his work, "I'm laying bricks." The second man replied, "I'm building a wall." But the third man said enthusiastically and with obvious pride, "I'm building a cathedral."

Get it first, but first get it right. -- old newspaper edict

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -- Margaret Mead

You can't tell which way the train went by looking at it's tracks.

Don't go near your prince unless he calls for you twice. -- 12th-century German proverb

The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it. -- Josh Billings

Envy is a pain of mind that successful men cause their neighbors. -- Onasander

There is always one more son-of-a-bitch than you counted on.

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