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Apr. 22nd, 2018

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Neil Gaiman

"It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor."

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Arthur Schopenhauer

"If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it."

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Aesop

"We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."

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Tom Stoppard

"It is better to be quotable than to be honest."

Apr. 21st, 2018

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Eddie Izzard

"I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from."

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Robert Fulford

"I have seen the future and it doesn't work."

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Arthur C. Clarke

"It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value."

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything."

Apr. 20th, 2018

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Randy K. Milholland

"I've accepted that I'm not going to die of natural causes, [but] getting killed 'cuz you're naturally a dick seems like natural causes to me."

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Kin Hubbard

"There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?"

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Walter Bagehot

"The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything."

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Herb Caen

"I tend to live in the past because most of my life is there."

Apr. 19th, 2018

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Leslie Nielsen

"Doing nothing is very hard to do ... you never know when you're finished."

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James Thurber

"I do not have a psychiatrist and I do not want one, for the simple reason that if he listened to me long enough, he might become disturbed."

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Laurence J. Peter

"Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents' shortcomings."

Apr. 18th, 2018

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Ayn Rand

"The upper classes are... a nation's past; the middle class is its future."

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George Bernard Shaw

"A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell."

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John F. Kennedy

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."

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Robert Chapman

"A quotation, like a pun, should come unsought, and then be welcomed only for some propriety of felicity justifying the intrusion."

Apr. 17th, 2018

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J. B. Priestley

"Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves."

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