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A man is known by the company he owns.

The higher a monkey climbs, the more you can see of its behind. ~ Joe Stilwell

The race is not always to the swift nor the battle to the strong–but that’s the way to bet. ~ Damon Runyon

My wife is too clever to understand anything she does not like.

Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.

Never resist a mad impulse to do something nice for me. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant

Do not be like the parakeet, that says what he knows but doesn’t know what he says. ~ Spanish proverb

Never defend the oppressed unless you are prepared to take on the oppressor. ~ Ogden Nash

It’s not what you know that counts…it’s what you think of in time. ~ Les Aikman

When you win, you’re an old pro; when you lose, you’re an old man.

Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their kids pay for it. ~ Richard Lamm

 I don’t know what’s wrong with my television set. I was getting C-Span and the Home Shopping Network on the same station. I actually bought a congressman. ~ Bruce Baum

Free people are not equal, and equal people are not free.  ~ Lawrence Reed  http://www.mackinac.org/3832

Terrorists can attack our freedom, but only Congress can destroy it.

I’ve completed diagnosis of your problem and can classify it as a YOYO…You’re On Your Own.

The right to offend is far more important than the right not to be offended. ~ Rowan Atkinson

To finish first, you must first finish. ~ Rick Mears

Make sure you finish speaking before the audience has finished listening. ~ Dorothy Sarnoff

Bachelor: A man who chases women and never Mrs. one.

If you aren’t rich you should always look useful. ~ Louis-Ferdinand Celine

The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously. ~  Nicholas Butler

The possession of arms is the distinction between a freeman and a slave. ~ James Burgh

I’m not drinking.  I’m self-medicating.

Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it. Those who live in the past are already repeating it.

Tears have a wisdom all their own. They come when a person has relaxed enough to let go and to work through his sorrow. They are the natural bleeding of an emotional wound, carrying the poison out of the system. Here lies the road to recovery. ~ F. Alexander Magoun

Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. ~ Philip K. Dick

There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we don’t know. ~ Donald Rumsfeld

A Few Proverbs

“If you bow at all, bow low.”  ~ Chinese Proverb   “To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.” ~ Chinese Proverb   “When you drink the water, remember the spring.” ~ Chinese Proverb   “When you go to buy, use your eyes, not your ears.” ~ Czech Proverb   “Charity sees the need […]

Anger opens the mouth and shuts the mind.

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. ~ C. S. Lewis

I saw a bald eagle the other day. All of its feathers were combed over to one side.

Abandoning my search for truth, I am now looking for a good fantasy.

Everyone who hates speeding tickets, raise your right foot.

Woman who eat cookies in bed at night will wake up feeling crumby.

A 400 pound lady who likes both men and women is a bisexual built for two.

I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.  ~ Lucille Ball

If life gives you LEMONS, just rearrange the letters and you have MELONS

It is no contradiction – the most important single thing we can do to stimulate investment in today’s economy is to raise consumption by major reduction of individual income tax rates. ~ John F. Kennedy

When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you. ~ Zig Ziglar

Gun Control: Use both hands.

The trouble with theocracy is that everyone wants to be Theo. ~ James Dunn

You know your god is man-made when he hates all the same people you do.

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.

A friend is a person who goes around saying nice things about you behind your back.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a picture of a thousand words worth?

If it’s true that we are here to help others, then what exactly are the others here for?

The Vulcan Neck Pinch is not half so powerful as the Vulcan Groin Kick, but it’s more politically correct. ~ William White

The day that you die will be like any other day… only shorter. ~ Samuel Beckett

All men are born equal, but quite a few eventually get over it. ~ Lord Mancroft

The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs. You can no more blame circumstances for your character than the mirror for your appearance.