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It takes little talent to see clearly what lies under one's nose, a good deal of it to know in which direction to point that organ.

- Auden, W. H.
2.

GREAT, adj. "I'm great," the Lion said -- "I reign The monarch of the wood and plain!" The Elephant replied: "I'm great -- No quadruped can match my weight!" "I'm great -- no animal has half So long a neck!" said the Giraffe. "I'm great," the Kangaroo said -- "see My femoral muscularity!" The'Possum said: "I'm great -- behold, My tail is lithe and bald and cold!" An Oyster fried was understood To say: "I'm great because I'm good!" Each reckons greatness to consist In that in which he heads the list, And Vierick thinks he tops his class Because he is the greatest ass. Arion Spurl Doke

- Ambrose Bierce
3.

To grow old is to grow common. Old age equalizes -- we are aware that what is happening to us has happened to untold numbers from the beginning of time. When we are young we act as if we were the first young people in the world.

- Hoffer, Eric
4.

The debates of that great assembly are frequently vague and perplexed, seeming to be dragged rather than to march, to the intended goal. Something of this sort must, I think, always happen in public democratic assemblies.

- Tocqueville, Alexis De
5.

I felt compelled to perform -- to do my engagements and not let people down. And they supported me, although they weren?t aware how much it carried me through.

- Diana, Princess of Wales
6.

To conclude, all other living creatures live orderly and well, after their own kind: we see them flock and gather together, and ready to make head and stand against all others of a contrary kind: the lions as fell and savage as they be, fight not with one another: serpents sting not serpents, nor bite one another with their venomous teeth: nay the very monsters and huge fishes of the sea, war not amongst themselves in their own kind: but believe me, man at man's hand receiveth most harm and mischief.

- Pliny The Elder
7.

What did my hands do before they held you?

- Sylvia Plath
8.

Leaders don't force people to follow - they invite them on a journey.

- Charles Lauer
9.

Of the best rulers, The people only know that they exist; the next best they love and praise the next they fear; and the next they revile. When they do not command the people's faith, some will lose faith in them, and then they resort to oaths! But of the best when their task is accomplished, their work done, the people all remark, We have done it ourselves.

- Lao-Tzu
10.

Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win. Channel your energy. Focus.

- Lewis, Carol
11.

There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.

- Montesquieu
12.

Autumn is the bite of the harvest apple.

- Christina Petrowsky
13.

Anger cannot be dishonest.

- Bach, George R.
14.

I'm only a beer teetotaler, not a champagne teetotaler.

- Shaw, George Bernard
15.

True thanksgiving means that we need to thank God for what He has done for us, and not to tell Him what we have done for Him. -

- Hendrick, George R.
16.

A lot of people say,'Well, I like a challenge.'I don't like challenges. Life is tough enough without any challenges.

- Jackie Gleason
17.

To err is human; to admit it, superhuman.

- Larson, Doug
18.

So they united, and the Communist revolution took the chain from their legs and wound it around their necks.

- Bonom, Samuel
19.

Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.

- Bach, Richard
20.

It's easy to laugh it's easy to hate. It takes guts to be gentle and kind.

- Morrissey

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