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Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. Sun-tzu

Wasting sarcasm is a sin. R. Stevens, Diesel Sweeties, 08-16-05

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song! Jerry Van Amerongen, Ballard Street, 08-18-05

The art of being bored is lost. Ted Klauber, Senior Executive, FCB Worldwide

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. Voltaire …………. best short quotes

Equal participants doing similar things will generate lots of new ideas. Tom McMakin, CEO, Great Harvest

You have to let people challenge your ideas. Tom Kasten, VP, Levi Strauss and Co.

You have to reach a level of comfort with that risk. Sally Ride, President, Space.com

Every pilot needs a co-pilot, and let me tell you, it is awful nice to have someone sitting there beside you, especially when you hit some bumpy air. Eric Wald, View From The Top, 2003

Why should I buy expensive art when I can make my own. Piero Milani

Spontaneous kindness is to hipsters as high beams are to deer. J. Jacques, Something Positive Comic, 08-22-05

Courage may be taught as a child is taught to speak. Euripides ……….. best short quotes

Expect everything, and anything seems nothing.<br> Expect nothing, and anything seems everything. Samuel Hazo

He who flees will fight again… Tertullian

Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun. Mao Tse-Tung

War can only be abolished by war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun. Mao Tse-Tung

If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insiduously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to seperate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart? Aleksander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be. Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night …………. best short quotes

There are many things worth living for, there are a few things worth dying for, but there is nothing worth killing for. Tom Robbins

Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef. Tom Robbins

We use 10 percent of our brains. Imagine how much we could accomplish if we used the other 60 percent. Ellen DeGeneres

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Now I understand why Henry VIII started his own church. John F. Kennedy, Comment after the Vatican scolded him for supporting separation between church and state during his campaign, 1

Politicians are the same all over. they promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. Nikita Khrushchev

Old age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places. Red Skelton

I understand that smoking is vaguely inappropriate in certain situations. You know, like an orphanage, cancer ward, whatever. Greg Proops

I fixed my eyes on the larget cloud, as if, when it passed out of my sight, I might have the good luck to pass with it. Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar ………… best short quotes

The same state of the passions which fits the multitude, who have not sufficient stock of reason and knowledge to guide them, for opposition to tyranny and oppression, very naturally leads them to a contempt and disregard of all authority. Alexander Hamilton, Loth, Dave, Alexander Hamilton, Portrait of a Prodigy, Rahway, Carrick & Evans, Inc., 1939

It is long since I have learned to hold popular opinion of no value. Alexander Hamilton, Loth, Dave, Alexander Hamilton, Portrait of a Prodigy, Rahway, Carrick & Evans, Inc., 1939

No man is allowed to be a judge in his own cause, because his interest would certainly bias his judgment, and, not improbably, corrupt his integrity. With equal, nay with greater reason, a body of men are unfit to be both judges and parties at the same time. James Madison, The Federalist, Paper # 10

Violence is the way stupid people try to level the playing field. John Gregory Dunne, Nothing Lost

Mistakes are the portals of discovery. James Joyce ………… best short quotes

Compassion is no substitute for justice. Rush Limbaugh

We believe that an artist, in order to be true to himself and his work, must be a free man. John F. Kennedy, Introducing Pablo Casals at a White House dinner, November 1961, at which he performed publicly for the first t

The man who suffers from a sense of sin is suffering from a particular kind of self-love. In all this vast universe the thing that appears to him of most importance is that he himself should be virtuous. It is a grave defect in certain forms of traditional religion that they have encouraged this particular kind of self-absorption. Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness

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