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I’ve reached the age where competence is a turn-on.  ~ Billy Joel  

Women like silent men.  They think they’re listening.  ~ Marcel Achard  

I’m afraid to win, and afraid to lose; I hate a draw and can’t stop competing; otherwise I’m fine.  ~ Mignon McLaughlin    ++  

It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not. ~ Mignon McLaughlin  

If you can’t convince them, confuse them. ~ Harry S. Truman    ++  

Humor results when society says you can’t scratch certain things in public, but they itch in public.  ~ Tom Walsh    ++  

I may be a twin but I’m one of a kind.  ~ Anonymous  

The important thing is this:  To be able at any moment to sacrifice that which we are for what we could become.  ~ Charles DuBois  

The older I get, the better I was.  

It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you.

Pitch or get off the mound.  

Whoever is in charge of making sure I don’t do dumb stuff is fired.  

Did you know that humans are the only species to go out of our way to obtain milk after we’ve been weaned? I think that’s because we were the only species with cookies.  

Many things can be preserved in alcohol. Dignity is not one of them.  

How do we not have lightsabers yet?  Its like scientists aren’t even trying.  

You never realize how weird your family is until you start to describe them to someone else.  

A buffet is where you find out what kind of person you really are.  

Apparently,  cluelessness is a sign of stupidity.  I had no idea.

I imagine that in some cultures, I would be considered successful.  Hey—it’s MY imagination…  

Change your profile picture to your favorite moon of the planet Jupiter to help fight childhood obesity amongst cats. Copy and paste to spread the word.  

Just once I’d like to learn something the easy way.  

I have a lot of growing up to do.  I realized that the other day while inside my fort.  

No matter how little I do in a day…I always feel like I could have done less.  

Getting old is like a haunted house. There are sounds and smells that can’t be explained.  

I danced like no one was watching. Court date is pending…  

‎Two words have opened a lot of doors for me…Push and Pull.  

We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much for so long that we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.

We must remember that in time of war what is said on the enemy’s side of the front is always propaganda and what is said on our side of the front is truth and righteousness, the cause of humanity and a crusade for peace. ~ Walter Lippmann  

If you’re one in a million, there are six thousand people exactly like you.  

Get your mind out of the gutter–it’s blocking my view.  

Sometimes I imagine conversations that I know we would have had.  

A miss is as good as a mr.  

Must the citizen ever for a moment, or in the least degree, resign his conscience to the legislator? Why has every man a conscience, then? I think that we should be men first, and subjects afterward. It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for the right. ~ Henry David […]

The truth can be bitter medicine.  Lies can be sweet poison.

Sometimes it seems I spend half my life just breathing in.  

Someday, I’d like to take a train across the country…but they never leave the keys in them.  

The only advantage to living in the past is that the rents are much cheaper! ~ Alfred E. Neuman  

Most people are so lazy, they don’t even exercise good judgement! ~ Alfred E. Neuman  

Prison inmates are treated to cable TV, hot meals and a college education, while on the outside some people can only afford these things through a life of crime! ~ Alfred E. Neuman  

Medical insurance is what allows people to be ill at ease! ~ Alfred E. Neuman  

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. ~ Henry David Thoreau  

I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant. ~ Sessue Hiyakawa

Life’s a bleach and then you dye.

Life with men is like a deck of cards.  You need a Heart to love them, a Diamond to marry them, a Club to beat them, and a Spade to bury them.  

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller  

Aim to please. Shoot to kill.  

Success for some people depends on becoming well-known; for others, it depends on never being found out. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant  

No matter how many new translations of the Bible are made, the people still sin the same way.

Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives. ~ H. L. Mencken  

The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are. ~ C.S. Lewis