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  1. There are plenty of good five-cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter. What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel.
     - Franklin P. Adams

  2. When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
     - Gracie Allen

  3. "The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind."
     - Humphrey Bogart

  4. We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.
     - Ray Bradbury

  5. Always be ready to speak you mind and a base man will avoid you.
     - William Blake

  6. A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on.
     - William S. Burroughs

  7. Men willingly believe what they wish.
     - Julius Caesar

  8. Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
     - Lord Byron

  9. A minute's success pays the failure of years.
     - Robert Browning

  10. Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
     - Thomas Carlyle

  11. Everything has got a moral if you can only find it.
     - Lewis Carroll

  12. Man is what he believes.
     - Anton Chekhov

  13. If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible he is almost certainly right, but if he says that it is impossible he is very probably wrong.
     - Arthur C. Clarke

  14. Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.
     - Lord Chesterfield

  15. Defer not till tomorrow to be wise, tomorrow's sun to thee may never rise.
     - William Congreve

  16. One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
     - Marie Curie

  17. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
     - William Cowper

  18. There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.
     - Salvador Dali

  19. In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not the man to whom the idea first occurs.
     - Sir Francis Darwin

  20. Ahhh. A man with a sharp wit. Someone ought to take it away from him before he cuts himself.
     - Peter da Silva

  21. Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.
     - Demosthenes

  22. Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.
     - John Dryden

  23. I hate music, especially when it's played.
     - Jimmy Durante

  24. He not busy being born is busy dying.
     - Bob Dylan

  25. Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.
     - Robert Fripp

  26. Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and verything will be well.
     - Mahatma Gandhi

  27. We must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to vibrantly alive in repose.
     - Indira Gandhi

  28. Every English poet should master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them.
     - Robert Graves

  29. Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot.
     - George Herbert

  30. Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
     - John Herschel

  31. What luck for rulers that men do not think.
     - Adolf Hitler

  32. The odds against there being a bomb on a plane are a million to one, and against two bombs a million times a million to one. Next time you fly, cut the odds and take a bomb.
     - Benny Hill

  33. It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave.
     - Homer

  34. Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
     - Thomas Jefferson

  35. We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
     - Charles Kingsley

  36. Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything.
     - Charles Kuralt

  37. Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything.
     - Charles Kuralt

  38. All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principle of equal partnership.
     - Ann Landers

  39. Man is the measure of all things.
     - Protagoras

  40. A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.
     - Dan Rather

  41. Laziness is nothing more than a habit of resting before you get tired.
     - Jules Renard

  42. Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.
     - Sir Ralph Richardson

  43. When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not guilty.'
     - Theodore Roosevelt

  44. Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.
     - Eddie Rickenbacker

  45. If you would marry suitably, marry your equal.
     - Ovid

  46. Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
     - Timothy Leary

  47. When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
     - Stanislaw Lec

  48. A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
     - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

  49. Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible.
     - Dr. Karl Menninger

  50. The quickest way to end a war is to lose it.
     - George Orwell

  51. I've always followed my father's advice: he told me, first to always keep my word and, second, to never insult anybody unintentionally. If I insult you, you can be goddamn sure I intend to. And, third, he told me not to go around looking for trouble.
     - John Wayne

  52. A cult is a religion with no political power.
     - Tom Wolfe

  53. I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.
     - Henny Youngman

  54. A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
     - Woodrow Wilson

  55. Criticism comes easier than craftsmanship.
     - Zeuxis