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The progress of civilization corresponds with the

Historically speaking, therefore, [T]he progress of civilization corresponds with the spread of general nausea.  ~Edgar Saltus, The Philosophy of DisenchantmentSH

Come lets be a comfortable couple and

Come, let’s be a comfortable couple and take care of each other!  How glad we shall be, that we have somebody we are fond

The least initial deviation from the truth

The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.  ~Aristotle

Life is the sum of all your

Life is the sum of all your choices.  ~Albert Camus

Adversity enhances this tale we call life

Adversity enhances this tale we call life.  ~Terri Guillemets

Somebody recently figured out that we have

Somebody recently figured out that we have 35 million laws to enforce the ten commandments.  ~Attributed to both Bert Masterson and Earl Wilson

Keep knocking and the joy inside will

Keep knocking, and the joy inside will eventually open a window and look out to see who’s there. ~Rumi

Those obsessed with health are not healthy

Those obsessed with health are not healthy; the first requisite of good health is a certain calculated carelessness about oneself.  ~Sydney J. HarrisCUL

Sadness flies away on the wings of

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.  ~Jean de La Fontaine

Nobody has ever measured even poets how

Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold.  ~Zelda Fitzgerald

I enjoy many silent moments with my

I enjoy many silent moments with my cat, a conversation always resumed exactly where left off.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Jealousy hyphenates love in all the wrong

Jealousy hyphenates love in all the wrong places.

A box of new crayons now theyre

A box of new crayons!  Now they’re all pointy, lined up in order, bright and perfect.  Soon they’ll be a bunch of ground down,

The difference between pornography and erotica is

The difference between pornography and erotica is lighting.  ~Gloria Leonard

Consider what you have in the smallest

Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library.  A company of the wisest and wittiest men that could be picked out of all

Give me chastity and continence but not

Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.  ~Saint Aurelius Augustine

Watching a peaceful death of human being

Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that

I have never met anyone who wanted

I have never met anyone who wanted to save the world without my financial support.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

There is no strong performance without a

There is no strong performance without a little fanaticism in the performer.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Have you ever looking up seen a

Have you ever, looking up, seen a cloud like to a Centaur, a Part, or a Wolf, or a Bull?  ~Aristophanes

To be a poet is condition not

To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.  ~Robert Frostquoted posthumously on National Public Radio, 17 July 1992

Even when freshly washed and relieved of

Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.  ~Fran Lebowitz

Compared to a novel film is like

Compared to a novel, a film is like an economy pizza where there are no olives, no ham, no anchovies, no mushrooms, and all

Disease is war with the laws of

Disease is war with the laws of our being, and all war, as a great general has said, is hell.  ~Lewis G. JanesQSO

Ohio claims they are due a president

Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven’t had one since Taft.  Look at the United States, they have not had one

Dad always thought laughter was the best

Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis. ~Jack Handey, “Deep Thoughts,” Saturday

It is the little writer rather than

It is the little writer rather than the great writer who seems never to quote, and the reason is that he is never really

I skip for that all over body tickle

I skip for that all-over body tickle.  ~John Olesennov2010mail, youtube.com/watch?v=V2-EP8v3KHc

A certificate does not make you certified

A certificate does not make you certified.  Attitude, performance, commitment to self and team – these and a certificate make you certified.  ~Author Unknown

I believe that the good lord gave

I believe that the Good Lord gave us a finite number of heartbeats and I’m damned if I’m going to use up mine running

God gives every bird its food but

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.  ~J.G. Holland

Everybodys 12 years old in an apple

Everybody’s 12 years old in an apple orchard.  ~Rachael Ray, Rachael Ray Show, while making autumn stew, original airdate 11 October 2007TPV

Waste is a tax on the whole

Waste is a tax on the whole people.  ~Albert W. AtwoodCOE

When it comes to having a central

When it comes to having a central nervous system, and the ability to feel pain, hunger, and thirst, a rat is a pig is

There is a sort of man who

There is a sort of man who pays no attention to his good actions, but is tormented by his bad ones.  This is the

If youre enough lucky to be irish

If you’re enough lucky to be Irish, you’re lucky enough!  ~Irish Saying

I feel that there is an angel

I feel that there is an angel inside me whom I am constantly shocking.  ~Jean Cocteau

Some people come into our lives and

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.  Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever

A long habit of not thinking a

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.  ~Thomas Paine

Oh the powers of nature she knows

Oh the powers of nature.  She knows what we need, and the doctors know nothing.  ~Benvenuto CelliniDCMOO

October gave a party the leaves by

October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came – The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a

History maketh a young man to be

History maketh a young man to be old, without either wrinkles or gray hairs; priviledging him with the experience of age, without either the

Does age poison us or do we

Does age poison us, or do we poison age?

No one can get inner peace by

No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it.  ~Harry Emerson FosdickClV

The only man we have any respect

The only man we have any respect for, is he who uses all the endowment he has, and uses it until he bleeds.  ~Martin

If we cannot be clever can always

If we cannot be clever, we can always be kind.  ~Alfred FrippDCMOO

If only i could leave everything as

If only I could leave everything as it is, without moving a single star or a single cloud.  Oh, if only I could!  ~Antonio

The true way to render age vigorous

The true way to render age vigorous is to prolong the youth of the mind.  ~Mortimer CollinsDCMOO

The deviation of man from the state

The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source

A bird does not sing because it

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.  It sings because it has a song.  ~Chinese Proverb

So long as all the increased wealth

So long as all the increased wealth which modern progress brings goes but to build up great fortunes, to increase luxury and make sharper

When the problem is not so much

When the problem is not so much resisting temptation as finding it, you may just be getting older.  ~Author UnknownLos Angeles Times

How is it that our memory good

How is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to

Red meat is not bad for you

Red meat is not bad for you.  Now blue-green meat, that’s bad for you!  ~Tommy Smothers

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.  ~Michael Pollan, Second Nature, 1991QG

The mind this globe of awareness is

The mind, this globe of awareness, is a starry universe that when you push off with your foot, a thousand new roads become clear,

The breakfast of champions is not cereal

The breakfast of champions is not cereal, it’s the opposition.  ~Nick SeitzCDC

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.  ~Albert Einstein

Beauty can be coaxed out of ugliness

Beauty can be coaxed out of ugliness.  ~Dr. SunWolf, professorsunwolf.comtwitter.com/WordWhispers/status/75168052026679296

Do not be too timid and squeamish

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions.  All life is an experiment.  The more experiments you make the better.  What if

I am not a has been will be

I am not a has-been.  I am a will be.  ~Lauren Bacall

Its a rash man who reaches conclusion

It’s a rash man who reaches a conclusion before he gets to it.  ~Jacob Levin

It is always the best policy to

It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.  ~Jerome K. Jerome

Ill stick with gin champagne is just

I’ll stick with gin.  Champagne is just ginger ale that knows somebody.  ~M*A*S*H, Hawkeye, "Ceasefire," 1973

My sweetheart has the kindest breast two

My sweetheart has the kindest breast, Two heavens with each a single star; They give me everything but rest, So strange these rosy pillows

Morality may consist solely in the courage

Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice.  ~Léon BlumCUL

Men are not against you they merely

Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.  ~Gene Fowler, Skyline, 1961LCD

America is a country that doesnt know

America is a country that doesn’t know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.  ~Laurence J. Peter

If we were all to be judged

If we were all to be judged by our thoughts, the hills would be swarming with outlaws.  ~Johann SigurjonssonCUL

Women agonize over cancer we take as

Women agonize… over cancer; we take as a personal threat the lump in every friend’s breast.  ~Martha Weinman Lear, Heartsounds

I am accustomed to sleep and in

I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.  ~Rene Descartes, "Meditations on First

May i never wake up from the

May I never wake up from the American dream.  ~Carrie Latet

If things go wrong dont with them

If things go wrong, don’t go with them.  ~Roger Babson

Protect me from knowing what i dont

Protect me from knowing what I don’t need to know.  Protect me from even knowing that there are things to know that I don’t

They who are of the opinion that

They who are of the opinion that Money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for Money.  ~George Savile, Complete

Youre not quite sure what it means

You’re not quite sure what it means but the words are so beautiful you know it must be profound.

God is less careful than general motors

God is less careful than General Motors, for He floods the world with factory rejects.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN, TPV

My computer kept beating the pants off

My computer kept beating the pants off me at chess, until I discovered that it was no match against me at kickboxing.  ~Author Unknown

The activities you spent your time on

The activities you spent your time on yesterday were the things that were important to you.  Calendars don’t lie.  ~Scott Ginsberg, hellomynameisscott.com

br / If the good Lord had not intended for man to eat pussy he

If the good Lord had not intended for man to eat pussy he wouldn’t have made it look so much like a taco.  ~Author

She went her unremembering way and left

She went her unremembering way, She went and left in me The pang of all the partings gone, And partings yet to be. ~Francis

Nerves and butterflies are fine theyre

Nerves and butterflies are fine – they’re a physical sign that you’re mentally ready and eager.  You have to get the butterflies to fly

At the higher stages of energy continuation

At the higher stages of energy continuation, one will find his movements are now being governed by the movement of his internal energy. ~Wu

And this our life exempt from public

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. 

Only buy something that youd be perfectly

Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for ten years.  ~Warren Buffett

The civilized man has built a coach

The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self-Reliance," 1841

The hardest arithmetic to master is that

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.  ~Eric Hoffer, Reflections On The Human Condition

Enslave me to your wanton charms crush

Enslave me to your wanton charms, Crush me in your velvet arms And make me, make me love you. Make me fire your blood

Pen names are masks that allow us

Pen names are masks that allow us to unmask ourselves. ~Terri Guillemets

Souls wouldnt wear suits and ties theyd

Souls wouldn’t wear suits and ties, they’d wear blue jeans and sit cross-legged with a glass of red wine. ~Terri Guillemets

The life and soul the man who

The Life and Soul, the man who will never go home while there is one man, woman or glass of anything not yet drunk. 

All that i know learned after was

All that I know I learned after I was thirty.  ~Georges ClemenceauLLDT

When you defile the pleasant streams and

When you defile the pleasant streams And the wild bird’s abiding place, You massacre a million dreams And cast your spittle in God’s face.

He struggles to exude authority furrows his

He struggles to exude authority.  He furrows his brow, trying to look more sagacious, but he ends up looking as if he has indigestion. 

Behold the turtle he makes progress only

Behold the turtle.  He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.  ~James Bryant Conant

I have no fear what is in

I have no fear! what is in store for me Shall find me self-reliant, undismayed. God grant my only cowardice may be: Afraid to

So long as god reveals himself or

So long as God reveals Himself, or doesn’t, He is behaving like God.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN, TPV

I think its about time we voted

I think it’s about time we voted for senators with breasts.  After all, we’ve been voting for boobs long enough.  ~Clarie Sargent, Arizona senatorial

In dreams we enter a world thats

In dreams, we enter a world that’s entirely our own.  ~Steven Kloves, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (movie)