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"A woman tries to get all she can out of a man,

and a man tries to get all he can into a woman "~Isaac Goldberg (1887-1938)

"Through clever and constant propaganda, people can be made

to see paradise as hell and vice versa, to consider the most

wretched sort of life as heaven itself."~Adolph Hitler, Mein Kampf (1933)

"A married philosopher belongs to comedy."~ Nietzsche (1887)

"Doubt is not a pleasant state of mind,

but certainty is absurd."~Voltaire to Frederick the Great (1767)

"Freedom is the freedom to say two plus two make four.

If that is granted, all else follows."George Orwell ("1984")

"With money in your pocket, you are wise, you are handsome, and you sing well, too."~Jewish Proverb

"There is not even enough religion in the world to destroy the world's religions."~Nietzsche (1844-1900)

All religions are founded on

the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.

:: Stendhal (Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842 ::

"If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?"~Solzhenitsyn

"Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat."~Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

"Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account."~Oscar Wilde

"By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged class

in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed."~Lewis Mumford (1951)

"The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do."~Walter Bagehot (1826-1877)

"If at first you don't succeed, try, try, again. Then quit. There's no use being a damn fool about it."~W. C. Fields

"There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure."~Alfred Adler

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong

is to let him have his own way.

:: Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw) 1818-1885 ::

"When money speaks the truth is silent."~Russian proverb

"The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt."~Bertrand Russell (b. 1872)

"Seek not the law in your scriptures, for the law is life,

whereas the scripture is dead...The law is living word of

living God to living prophets for living men. In everything

that is life is the law written. You find it in the grass,

in the tree, in the river, in the mountain, in the birds of

heaven, in the fishes of the sea; but seek it chiefly in yourselves." ~Jesus (B.C. 6?-30? A.D.)

"Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river."~Nikita Khrushchev

"Man is certainly stark mad. He cannot make a worm,

and yet he will be making gods by dozens."~MONTAIGNE

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"Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock."-Will Rogers (1879-1935)

For, dear me, why abandon a belief

Merely because it ceases to be true?

Cling to it long enough, and not a doubt

It will turn true again, for so it goes.

-Robert Frost

Woman inspires us to great things, and prevents us from achieving them.

--Dumas --

"What is history but a fable agreed upon?"~Napoleon Bonaparte

"Life is a perpetual instruction in cause and effect."~Emerson (1803-1882)

"Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other." Oscar Ameringer (1870-1943)

"The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy."-Sam Levenson (1911-1980)

"There is no man so good who, were he to submit all his thoughts and actions to the law, would not deserve hanging ten times in his life."~Montaigne (1533-1592)

"When the candles are out all women are fair."~Plutarch (46-120 A.D.)

"Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction."~Pascal (1623-1662)

"There is nothing in this world so sweet as love, and next to love, the sweetest thing is hate."~Longfellow (1819-1892)

"Every man plays the fool once in his life, but to marry is playing the fool all one's life long."~William Congreve (1670-1729)

"In the depths of my heart I can't help being convinced that my dear fellowmen, with a few exceptions, are worthless."~Sigmund Freud

"When one is in love one begins by deceiving oneself, one ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls romance."~Oscar Wilde

"Wit is educated insolence."-Aristotle (384-322 BC)

"The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are

right sometimes."~Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

"The best thing about being famous is that it makes it easier to get laid."~Allen Ginsberg

"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. That is the principal difference between a dog and a man."-Mark Twain

"I think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability."-OSCAR WILDE

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"It would seem that men always need some idiotic fiction in the name of which they can hate one another. Once it was religion. Now it is the State."-Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

"Man scans with scrupulous care the character and pedigree of his horses,

cattle and dogs before he matches them: but when he comes to his own marriage he rarely, or never, takes any such care."~Charles Darwin

"There is much to be said in favor of modern journalism. By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community."-Oscar Wilde

"Everybody is trying to convince people that kids are interested in ecology, that kids are interested in economy, that kids are interested in politics. That's bullshit. Kids are interested in the same things that have always excited them: sex and violence."~Alice Cooper

"The true object of war is PEACE."-Sun Tzu

"The difference between journalism and literature is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read."~ Oscar Wilde

"A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married."~H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

"He who has known best how to employ the fox has succeeded best. But it is

necessary to know well how to disguise this characteristic, and to be a great

pretender and dissembler; and men are so simple, and so subject to present

necessities, that he who seeks to deceive will always find someone who

will allow himself to be deceived."~Niccolo Machiavelli: The Prince, 1513

"If a person offends you, and you are in doubt as to whether it was intentional or not, do no resort to extreme measures; simply watch your chance and hit him with a brick." -Mark Twain

"Experience is the name everyone gives to his mistakes."~Wilde

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