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A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.

- Sallust
2.

PERSEVERANCE, n. A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success. "Persevere, persevere!" cry the homilists all, Themselves, day and night, persevering to bawl. "Remember the fable of tortoise and hare -- The one at the goal while the other is -- where?" Why, back there in Dreamland, renewing his lease Of life, all his muscles preserving the peace, The goal and the rival forgotten alike, And the long fatigue of the needless hike. His spirit a-squat in the grass and the dew Of the dogless Land beyond the Stew, He sleeps, like a saint in a holy place, A winner of all that is good in a race. Sukker Uffro

- Ambrose Bierce
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And we should consider everyday lost on which we have not danced at least once: And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.

- Friedrich Nietzsche
4.

We are obliged to regard many of our original minds as crazy at least until we have become as clever as they are.

- Lichtenberg, Georg C.
5.

It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.

- Jerry Seinfeld
6.

You are the only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life.

- Brown, Les
7.

By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.

- Shakespeare, William
8.

Ones oldest friend is the best.

- Plautus, Titus Maccius
9.

It is most unwise for people in love to marry.

- George Bernard Shaw
10.

Imitation, if it is not forgery, is a fine thing. It stems from a generous impulse, and a realistic sense of what can and cannot be done.

- Fenton, James
11.

Monogamy is the Western custom of one wife and hardly any mistresses.

- H.H. Munro (Saki)
12.

Simple people... are very quick to see the live facts which are going on about them.

- Holmes, Oliver Wendell
13.

I'm an idealist: I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way.

- Carl Sandburg
14.

Today, a successful Congressman has the fundraising ability of a hooker trying to raise cab fare home....

- John L. Jackley
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CLOCK, n. A machine of great moral value to man, allaying his concern for the future by reminding him what a lot of time remains to him. A busy man complained one day: "I get no time!" "What's that you say?" Cried out his friend, a lazy quiz; "You have, sir, all the time there is. There's plenty, too, and don't you doubt it -- We're never for an hour without it." Purzil Crofe

- Ambrose Bierce
16.

While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we expect any ideal conditions on this earth?

- George Bernard Shaw
17.

Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.

- Bovee, Christian Nevell
18.

When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator; and when you have done so, trust Him with yourself, as you must do when you are dying.

- Taylor, Jeremy
19.

An empty book is like an infantís soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but contains nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders.

- Thomas Traherne
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Pure by impure is not seen.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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