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Day February 20, 2011

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. ~ John F. Kennedy

Boundary, n.:   In political geography, an imaginary line between two nations, separating the imaginary rights of one from the imaginary rights of another. ~ Ambrose Bierce

When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, “Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don’t believe?” ~ Quentin Crisp

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. ~ Douglas Adams

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. ~ F. P. Jones

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. ~ Martin Mull

Some mornings, it’s just not worth chewing through the leather straps. ~ Emo Phillips    ++

When cryptography is outlawed, bayl bhgynjf jvyy unir cevinpl.

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants. ~ A. Whitney Brown   ++

Karate is a form of martial arts in which people who have had years and years of training can, using only their hands and feet, make some of the worst movies in the history of the world. ~ Dave Barry

To do is to be [Descartes]. To be is to do [Voltaire]. Do be do be do [Frank Sinatra].

Amdahl’s First Law of Analogies:  Although the universe may be like a watermelon, and the stars like its seeds, never mistake your watermelon for the universe.

Like pilgrims to the appointed place we tend; The world’s an inn, and death the journey’s end. ~ John Dryden

Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare. ~ John Dryden

But far too numerous was the herd of such,  who think too little and who talk too much. ~ John Dryden

People will believe anything if you whisper it. ~ Louis Nizer

It needs no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul. ~ Max Beerbohm

Everyone has free will, but some have more than others.

If you lose your temper, you’ve lost the argument.

WARNING:  The consumption of alcohol may cause you to think you can sing.

Wise people think all they say, fools say all they think.

The human brain is a wonderful thing. It starts working the moment you are born, and never stops until you stand up to speak in public. ~ George Jessel

You ever make fun of someone so much, you think you should thank them for all the good times you’ve had?

Q. What’s the difference between a southern zoo and a northern zoo? A. The southern zoo has a description of the animal along with a recipe.

Unless you’re the lead dog, the view never changes. ~ Robert Benchley  ++

How do you get a sweet little 80-year-old lady to say the F word? Get another sweet little 80-year-old lady to yell *BINGO*!