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A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized. ~Fred Allen


Say what you will about the Ten Commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them. ~H.L. Mencken


A compromise is an agreement whereby both parties get what neither of them wanted. ~Author Unknown


Someone has said: "A conclusion is the place where you get tired of thinking." ~Martin H. Fischer (1879–1962), quoted from a physiology lecture by his University of Cincinnati student Howard D. Fabing in Fischerisms, 1930


A gentleman is a man who can play the accordion but doesn't. ~Author Unknown


If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error. ~John Kenneth Galbraith, Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went


Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia. ~Charles Schulz


All generalizations are bad. ~R.H. Grenier


All my life, I always wanted to be somebody. Now I see that I should have been more specific. ~Jane Wagner, The Search For Intelligent Life In The Universe, performed by Lily Tomlin


The large print giveth, but the small print taketh away. ~Tom Waits, Small Change


Eagles may soar in the clouds, but weasels never get sucked into jet engines. ~Attributed to both Jason Hutchison and John Benfield


After all, what is your host's purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they'd have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi. ~P.J. O'Rourke


How come there's only one Monopolies Commission? ~Nigel Rees


If you teach your children nothing else, teach them the Golden Rule and "righty-tighty, lefty-loosey." ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


I have six locks on my door all in a row. When I go out, I lock every other one. I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three. ~Elayne Boosler


Anybody can win, unless there happens to be a second entry. ~George Ade


An expert is a man who tells you a simple thing in a confused way in such a fashion as to make you think the confusion is your own fault. ~William Castle


If The Phone Doesn't Ring, It's Me. ~Song title by Jimmy Buffet


Man was predestined to have free will. ~Hal Lee Luyah


Maybe this world is another planet's hell. ~Aldous Huxley


Murphy was an optimist. ~O'Toole's Commentary


The only thing that stops God from sending another flood is that the first one was useless. ~Nicholas Chamfort


The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good. ~Robert Graves


The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't. ~Douglas Adams


The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us. ~Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes


Today is the last day of some of your life. ~Author Unknown


Without geography, you're nowhere. ~Author Unknown


It's always darkest before the dawn. So if you're going to steal your neighbor's newspaper, that's the time to do it. ~Author Unknown


You can't have everything... where would you put it? ~Steven Wright


 
 
He's turned his life around. He used to be depressed and miserable. Now he's miserable and depressed. ~Harry Kalas, on Garry Maddox, 1981


He who believes that the past cannot be changed has not yet written his memoirs. ~Torvald Gahlin


I plan on living forever. So far, so good. ~Author Unknown


Ability is what will get you to the top if the boss has no daughter. ~Author Unknown


Love your enemies. It makes them so damned mad. ~P.D. East


As to the Seven Deadly Sins, I deplore Pride, Wrath, Lust, Envy and Greed. Gluttony and Sloth I pretty much plan my day around. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


I usually lump organized religion, organized labor, and organized crime together. The Mafia gets points for having the best restaurants. ~Dave Beard


There's no such thing as fun for the whole family. ~Jerry Seinfeld


The universe is merely a fleeting idea in God's mind — a pretty uncomfortable thought, particularly if you've just made a down payment on a house. ~Woody Allen


My doctor says that I have a malformed public-duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fiber, and that I am therefore excused from saving Universes. ~Douglas Adams


And on the eighth day God said, "Okay, Murphy, you're in charge!" ~Author Unknown


May those who love us love us,
and those who do not love us,
may God turn their hearts,
and if He cannot turn their hearts
may He turn their ankles
that we may know them by their limping.
~Irish Prayer


When somebody tells you nothing is impossible, ask him to dribble a football. ~Author Unknown


The chicken came first — God would look silly sitting on an egg. ~Author Unknown


The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. ~Author Unknown


I just hate it when Buddhists get all emptier-than-thou. ~John Fugelsang


A great name for a new country song: If I'd Shot You Sooner, I'd Be Out of Jail by Now. ~Author Unknown


Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself. ~Rita Mae Brown


As I may or may not say to the Lord on Judgment Day, "You ask a lot of questions for someone who has so much explaining to do." ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him. ~Sir Winston Churchill


Just remember, if the world didn't suck, we'd all fall off. ~Author Unknown


Dance until your feet hurt. Sing until your lungs hurt. Act until you're William Hurt. ~"Phil's-osophy" by Phil Dunphy (Christopher Lloyd, Steven Levitan, and Dan O'Shannon, Modern Family, "Schooled," original airdate 2012 Oct 10)


Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes. ~Jack Handey


It's not that I'm a Type‑B personality. It's that I'm driven by a passionate, all-consuming desire to take it easy. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


How do the angels get to sleep when the devil leaves the porch light on? ~Tom Waits, "Mr Siegal," Heartattack and Vine


Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together. ~Carl Zwanzig


A signature always reveals a man's character — and sometimes even his name. ~Evan Esar


There are truths of which I have an inkling, but of most I have only a penciling. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


Home is heaven and orgies are vile,
But I like an orgy, once in a while.
~Ogden Nash, Home, 99 44/100% Sweet Home


Can we actually "know" the universe? My God, it's hard enough finding your way around in Chinatown. ~Woody Allen, Getting Even, 1971


Einstein said, "God does not play dice with the world." Now if the dice would only stop playing God. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


A scout troop consists of twelve little kids dressed like schmucks following a big schmuck dressed like a kid. ~Jack Benny


An old fellow of the ultra inquisitive order asked a little girl on board the train, who was sitting by her mother, as to her name, destination, &c. After learning that she was going to the City, he asked, "What motive is taking you thither, my dear?" "I believe they call it the locomotive, sir," was the reply. ~The New Joe Miller's Jest Book, Containing a Selection of the Most Laughter-Provoking Witticisms, Comicalities, Yankee Drolleries, Puns, Bon Mots, Repartees, &c., &c., &c., Ever Published, 1865


All my life I've wanted, just once, to say something clever without losing my train of thought. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


I thought about being born again, but my mother refused.


I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back. ~Fred Allen


You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, the tallest guy in the NBA is Chinese, the Swiss hold the America's Cup, France is accusing the U.S. of arrogance, Germany doesn't want to go to war, and the three most powerful men in America are named Bush, Dick, and Colon. Need I say more? ~Chris Rock, 2003  [Eminem, Tiger Woods, Yao Ming; George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Colin Powell —tεᖇᖇ¡·g]


Did you ever have the measles, and if so, how many? ~Artemus Ward


Resolve is never stronger than in the morning after the night it was never weaker. ~From the movie Naked


Just because you're not paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you. ~Colin Sautar


Who says nothing is impossible. I've been doing nothing for years. ~Author Unknown


You know why the French don't want to bomb Saddam Hussein? Because he hates America, he loves mistresses, and he wears a beret. He is French, people. ~Conan O'Brien, 2003


A wise saying is something you keep picking up off the floor in front of your fridge. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes. ~Author Unknown


She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong. ~Mae West


If you cannot answer a man's argument, all it not lost; you can still call him vile names. ~Elbert Hubbard


If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends? ~Author Unknown


She was what we used to call a suicide blond — dyed by her own hand. ~Saul Bellow


There are secrets I will take to the grave — and others I'd feel safer having cremated. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


It used to take me all vacation to grow a new hide in place of the one they flogged off me during school term. ~Mark Twain


Confucius say: Fellow with magnetic personality always point north. ~Terri Guillemets, "Up too late," 1990


Protect me from knowing what I don't need to know. Protect me from even knowing that there are things to know that I don't know. Protect me from knowing that I decided not to know about the things that I decided not to know about. Amen. ~Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless


Lord, lord, lord. Protect me from the consequences of the above prayer. ~Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless

 



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