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    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    "Did you know that when they taught the first chimp to talk, it lied?" - Amy Hempel
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007 edited
    "And after all isn't sanity just a one trick pony? You only get one trick, rational thinking. But when you're good and crazy the sky's the limit!"

    The Tick
    • CommentAuthorRedwynd
    • CommentTimeDec 9th 2007
    "For there has never been a protracted war from which a country has benefited." - Sun Tzu, trans. by Samuel B. Griffith

    (This one should be an old hat to this crowd, but I can't believe it's not here yet...)
    "I am come to early for this world." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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    "You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."

    -- Albert Einstein
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    I'm having a time out until I can learn some manners.
    I commonly use this in my daily life:

    "There are known knowns, and known unknowns, but there are also unknown unknowns that we don't know about."

    Donald Rumsfeld
    • CommentTimeDec 9th 2007
    Another Spike Milligan "Itold you I was on ill."-written on his tombstone

    I much prefer drunken dancing as i generally feel less ridiculous but it has to be done on horrible occasions
    • CommentAuthorNecros
    • CommentTimeDec 11th 2007
    Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.

    H.L. Mencken
    • CommentTimeDec 12th 2007
    "Nothing soothes me more after a long and maddening course of pianoforte recitals than to sit and have my teeth drilled."

    --George Bernard Shaw
      CommentAuthorAlan Tyson
    • CommentTimeDec 12th 2007
    "When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why God? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, "There's just something about you that pisses me off".

    -Stephen King
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    "if you're not in it, your out of it" - ramones aid
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    "Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable. Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all". - Douglas Adams
    • CommentTimeDec 12th 2007
    ""If you want a building in Youngstown,
    Ohio, the city council will give you one! But, before you
    reach for the phone, realize this: you don’t want a building
    in Youngstown, Ohio."

    Martin Atkins - "Tour:Smart"
    • CommentAuthorRenThing
    • CommentTimeDec 12th 2007
    "America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between." - Oscar Wilde
    • CommentAuthorNil
    • CommentTimeDec 12th 2007
    Just behave yourself in general. People go into bars and they think they can just lose their minds, like they're at a kegger. They've got to respect the people around them, especially the girls. And if you don't have enough money to tip, you don't have enough money to go to the bar -- Frank Kelly Rich
    • CommentAuthoraragszxki
    • CommentTimeDec 12th 2007
    "no one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why."
    -- mignon mclaughlin
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    We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I don't know.

    WH Auden
    • CommentAuthorSolario
    • CommentTimeDec 12th 2007 edited
    Everyone wants to evolve. Nobody wants to change.

    -Søren Kierkegaard
    • CommentTimeDec 12th 2007
    A man said to the universe: "Sir, I exist!"
    "However" replied the universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."
    - Stephen Crane (1871 - 1900)
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    "Civilization is twenty-four hours and two meals away from barbarism".
    - Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, Good Omens
    • CommentTimeDec 14th 2007
    "The condom is the glass slipper of our generation."
    -Fight Club

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