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A pessimist sees things not as they are, but as they never will be. ~ Anonymous  

I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now.  ~ Anonymous  

Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty–they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.  ~ Martin Buxbaume  

It is not a sign of good health to be well adjusted to a sick society. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti  

Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. ~ Peace Pilgrim  

If  we continue to teach about tolerance and intolerance instead of good and evil, we will end up with tolerance of evil. ~ Dennis Prager  

Pray, v.:  To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy. ~ Ambrose Bierce  

The graveyards are full of indispensable men. ~ Charles de Gaulle

It is much more comfortable to be mad and know it, than to be sane and have one’s doubts. ~ G. B. Burgin  

We have enjoyed so much freedom for so long that we are perhaps in danger of forgetting how much blood it cost to establish the Bill of Rights.  ~ Felix Frankfurter  

There are those, I know, who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream.  They are right.  It is the American dream.  ~ Archibald MacLeish  

What is the essence of America?  Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom “to” and freedom “from.”  ~ Marilyn vos Savant  

He hoped and prayed that there wasn’t an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved and merely hoped that there wasn’t an afterlife. ~ Douglas Adams  

Fortune tellers write séance fiction.  

6, uh… something, something… ~  The number of The Blonde Beast

A conscience does not prevent sin. It only prevents you from enjoying it.  

I would like to thank the press from the heart of my bottom. ~ Nick Faldo

The truth is a precious commodity. That’s why I use it so sparingly. ~ Mark Twain  

I’m lost but I’m making good time. ~ Yogi Berra  

Your imagination, my dear fellow, is worth more than you imagine. ~ Louis Aragon  

Sometimes when you look in his eyes, you get the feeling someone else is driving. ~ David Letterman  

Most of us don’t sell out because nobody wants to buy.  

The universe is simple; it’s the explanation that’s complex.  

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. / What’s a sundial in the shade? ~Benjamin Franklin  

Condoms aren’t completely safe. A friend of mine was wearing one and got hit by a bus. ~ Bob Rubin  

Sects, sects, sects… Is that all you monks think about?  

Alcohol doesn’t solve any problems, but then again, neither does milk.  

Your stomach shouldn’t be a waist basket.

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. ~ Fred Astaire  

Gun control is like trying to reduce Drunk Driving by making it tougher for sober people to own cars. ~ Anonymous  

The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.  ~ Oscar Wilde (The Picture of Dorian Gray)

Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own. ~ Joss Whedon  

I’ll take crazy over stupid any day. ~ Joss Whedon  

I write to give myself strength.  I write to be the characters that I am not.  I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of. ~ Joss Whedon  

Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn’t grow up can be vice president. ~ Johnny Carson  

Why is a crossword like a quarrel?  One word leads to another.  

Anybody who thinks I am strange ought to meet you.  

I think I’ll just sit here and wait till life gets easier.  

Choking on a lifesaver…how ironic!