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  • “Weapons are an important factor in war but not the deciding one, it is Man
    not the materials that count.” – Mao Tse-tung
  • “A witty saying proves nothing” – Voltaire
  • “We make war that we may live in peace.” – Aristotle 325 B.C.
  • “What if you threw a war and no one came?” – Magic: The Gathering
  • “Here” – Magic: The Gathering from Jinxed Idol
  • “Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the
    utterly bewildered.” – Al Capp
  • “People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.” – Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855)
  • “Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.”
    – Plutarch
  • “Stoop and you’ll be stepped on; stand tall and you’ll be shot at.”
    – Carlos A. Urbizo
  • “If you can lead it to water and force it to drink, it isn’t a horse.”
    – Anonymous
  • “If you cannot convince them, confuse them” – Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)
  • “A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from
    a mountain top.” – Anonymous
  • “The great thing about democracy is that it gives every voter a chance
    to do something stupid.” – Art Spander
  • “Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.”
    – H. L. Mencken
  • “Ne te quaesiveris extra.” – Self Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.” – Patton
  • “The net will not be what we demand, but what we make of it. Build it well.” -dsplat(Slashdot.org user)
  • “Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.”
    – John Russell
  • “He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.” – Chinese Proverb
  • “Write a wise saying and your name will live forever” – Anonymous
  • “Do not seek enlightenment unless you seek it as a man whose hair is on fire seeks a pond.” – Sri Ramakrishna
  • “Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing”
    – Robert Benchley
  • “A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.” – Brendan Francis
  • “When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.” – William Arthur Ward
  • “I no longer worry about being a brilliant conversationalist. I simply try to be a good listener. I notice that people who do that are usually welcome wherever they go.” – Frank Bettger
  • “There is only on thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.” – Archibald McLeish
  • “Wise men talk because they have something to say, fools talk because they have to say something.” – Plato
  • “He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao Tsu
  • “Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not?” – Epicurus
  • “Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.” – Laurence J. Peter
  • “How much better to know that we have dared to live our dreams than to live our lives in a lethargy of regret.” – Gilbert Caplin
  • “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler
  • The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. Walter Bagehot (1826 – 1877)
  • “To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.” – Anonymous
  • “Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it.”
    – Swedish proverb
  • “I seem to be the kind of guy who likes the kind of girls who don’t like the kind of guys like me.” – Anonymous
  • “I am the anti-interesting. People take one look at me and they already know too much” – Anonymous.
  • “The frequently absent father of one of my best friend once told him: ‘[Son], (don’t tell your mother I said this but) sometimes you have to lie to bitches.’ That’s some super-concentrated parenting right there.” – arstehcnia.com forum
  • “I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.” – Jerome K. Jerome (1859 – 1927)
  • “It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.” – Jerome K. Jerome
  • “One of the large consolations for experiencing anything unpleasant is the knowledge that one can communicate it.” – Joyce Carol Oates
  • “I will not tiptoe through life, only to arrive safely at death” – Anonymous
  • “It’s the little things that count” – My Dad
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