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Dance is a delicate balance between perfection

Dance is a delicate balance between perfection and beauty.  ~Author Unknown

Adieu i have too grieved a heart

Adieu! I have too grieved a heart to take a tedious leave.  ~William Shakespeare

Though of all poses a moral pose

The prig is a very interesting psychological study, and t[T]hough of all poses a moral pose is the most offensive, still to have a

The real leader has no need to

The real leader has no need to lead – he is content to point the way.  ~Henry Miller, The Wisdom of the Heart

Life is like a beautiful melody only

Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.  ~Author Unknownsometimes attributed to Hans Christian Andersen and Notorious BIG

Drinking without being thirsty and making love

Drinking without being thirsty and making love at any time, Madame, are the only things that distinguish us from other animals.  ~Pierre-Augustin Caron de

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.  ~Immanuel Kant

A mans heart may have a secret

A man’s heart may have a secret sanctuary where only one woman may enter, but it is full of little anterooms which are seldom

You dont have to signal a social

You don’t have to signal a social conscience by looking like a frump.  Lace knickers won’t hasten the holocaust, you can ban the bomb

Where ever i go there am drunk

Where ever I go, there I am.  Drunk.  ~Rita E. TorresFeb12mail

Ah me love can not be cured

Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs.  ~OvidQSO

Through years of experience i have found

Through years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt.  ~Jack Nicklaus, on why he tees his ball high.

If you want to make an easy

If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.  ~Olin Miller

Because of their size parents may be

Because of their size, parents may be difficult to discipline properly.  ~P.J. O’Rourke

I have fancied myself a rebel but

I have fancied myself a rebel, but at every critical moment of my life, I have been exactly the child my parents raised.  ~Robert

Unix never says 34please34 rob pike

Unix never says "please."  ~Rob Pike

Noise a stench in the ear ambrose

Noise:  a stench in the ear.  ~Ambrose BierceCCDP

Great is the art of beginning but

Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.  ~Lazurus Long

Somewhere on this globe every ten seconds

Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child.  She must be found and stopped.  ~Sam Levenson

Some men change their party for the

Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.  ~Winston ChurchillGCLE

All art is autobiographical the pearl oysters

All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster’s autobiography.  ~Federico Fellini

Yesterday it worked today is not working

Yesterday it worked Today it is not working Windows is like that ~Margaret Segall, 1998, honorable mention in the Haiku Error Messages 21st Challenge

Devotees of grammatical studies have not been

Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression.  ~Bronson AlcottTable Talk, 1868, PMB

Cold beer and pizza are spiritual betsy

Cold beer and pizza are spiritual.  ~Betsy Cañas Garmon, www.wildthymecreative.comCold beer & pizza are spiritual. Dec 8th, 2008 twitter.com/wildthyme/status/1046270724

I am only one but one cannot

I am only one, but I am one.  I cannot do everything, but I can do something.  And I will not let what I

Work cure is the best of all

Work cure is the best of all psychotherapy, in my opinion…. As well might we expect a patient to recover without food as to

Everything that occurs in your life is

Everything that occurs in your life is part of God’s plan to wake you up.  ~Leonard Jacobson

It doesnt make much difference what you

It doesn’t make much difference what you study, as long as you don’t like it.  ~Finley Peter DunneCUL

The more we sweat in peace the

The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.  ~Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

The least thing upset him on the

The least thing upset him on the links.  He missed short putts because of the uproar of butterflies in the adjoining meadows.  ~P.G. WodehouseCG

Golf is a fascinating game it has

Golf is a fascinating game.  It has taken me nearly forty years to discover that I can’t play it.  ~Ted Ray, Golf – My

34therefore34 is a word the poet must

"Therefore" is a word the poet must not know.  ~André GideSD

We are wide eyed in contemplating the possibility

We are wide-eyed in contemplating the possibility that life may exist elsewhere in the universe, but we wear blinders when contemplating the possibilities of

Responsibility a detachable burden easily shifted to

Responsibility:  A detachable burden easily shifted to the shoulders of God, Fate, Fortune, Luck or one’s neighbor.  In the days of astrology it was

Snow a form of precipitation that usually

Snow: a form of precipitation that usually occurs three weeks prior to and the morning of your departure from your ski vacation.  ~Author Unknown

Life happens too fast for you ever

Life happens too fast for you ever to think about it.  If you could just persuade people of this, but they insist on amassing

I think that people want peace so

I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them

There is one friend in the life

There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion,

He didnt say that was reading what

He didn’t say that.  He was reading what was given to him in a speech.  ~Richard Darman, director of the Office of Management and

Any society that needs disclaimers has too

Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.  ~Erik Pepke

Nobody cares if you cant dance well

Nobody cares if you can’t dance well.  Just get up and dance.  ~Dave Barry

Hell i never vote for anybody always

Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against.  ~W.C. Fields

A diet is the penalty we pay

A diet is the penalty we pay for exceeding the feed limit.  ~Author Unknown

How often we fail to realize our

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.  ~Paul

Swimming from the outside looking in you

Swimming:  From the outside looking in, you can?t understand it.  From the inside looking out, you can?t explain it.  ~Author Unknown

Who gets up early to discover the

Who gets up early to discover the moment light begins? ~Rumi

The present is a point just passed

The Present is a Point just passed.  ~David Russell

Princes should have more to fear from

Princes should have more to fear from historians than have ugly women from great painters.  ~Antonio Pérez, AforismosSH

We all know how the size of

We all know how the size of sums of money appears to vary in a remarkable way according as they are being paid in

Custard a detestable substance produced by a

Custard:  A detestable substance produced by a malevolent conspiracy of the hen, the cow, and the cook.  ~Ambrose Bierce

Thousands of candles can be lighted from

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.  Happiness never decreases by

Novelties please less than they impress byron

Novelties please less than they impress.  ~Byron, Don Juan, 1824LCD

There are short cuts to happiness and dancing

There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.  ~Vicki Baum, quoted in Highs by Alex J. Packer

I dont do drugs am salvador dali

I don’t do drugs.  I am drugs.  ~Salvador Dali

What is right often forgotten by what

What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient.  ~Bodie Thoene, Warsaw Requiem

You can tell how long a couple

You can tell how long a couple has been married by whether they are on their first, second or third bottle of Tabasco.  ~Bruce

Lymph v to walk with a lisp

Lymph, v.:  to walk with a lisp.  ~From a Washington Post reader submission word contest

Who fed me from her gentle breast

Who fed me from her gentle breast And hushed me in her arms to rest, And on my cheek sweet kisses prest? My Mother.

To sit alone in the lamplight with

To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations – such

And the night shall be filled with

And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day Shall fold their tents like the Arabs And as

Just as there is no loss of

Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate,

My doctor is nice every time i

My doctor is nice; every time I see him, I’m ashamed of what I think of doctors in general.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s

Beauty is indeed a good gift of

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to

I do not mean to be the

I do not mean to be the slightest bit critical of TV newspeople, who do a superb job, considering that they operate under severe

The breeze the trees honey bees

The breeze, the trees, the honey bees – All volunteers! ~Juliet Carinreap

See everything overlook a great deal correct

See everything; overlook a great deal; correct a little. ~Pope John XXIIIPIH

Your heart knows not how to lie

Your heart knows not how to lie.  It is great that it lays deep in your chest and not in your mouth.  ~Kak Sri

What we usually pray to god is

What we usually pray to God is not that His will be done, but that He approve ours.  ~Helga Bergold Gross

Do not regret growing older it is

Do not regret growing older.  It is a privilege denied to many.  ~Author Unknown

So there he is at last man

So there he is at last.  Man on the moon.  The poor magnificent bungler!  He can’t even get to the office without undergoing the

In the old days a man who

In the old days a man who saved money was a miser; nowadays he’s a wonder.  ~Author Unknown

Satan delights equally in statistics and quoting

Satan delights equally in statistics and in quoting scripture….  ~H.G. Wells, The Undying Fire, ch.i, sect.3; NA

What a commentary on civilization when being

What a commentary on civilization, when being alone is being suspect; when one has to apologize for it, make excuses, hide the fact that

If you must smoke take your butt

If you must smoke, take your butt outside.  ~Author Unknown

When i break any of the chains

When I break any of the chains that bind me I feel that I make myself smaller.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish

Pregnancy is a process that invites you

Pregnancy is a process that invites you to surrender to the unseen force behind all life.  ~Judy Ford

Knitting is very conducive to thought it

Knitting is very conducive to thought.  It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the

Good people get cheated just as good

Good people get cheated, just as good horses get ridden.  ~Chinese Proverb

To laugh is human but to moo

To laugh is human but to moo is bovine.  ~Author Unknown

Now i know a refuge never grows

Now I know, a refuge never grows from a chin in the hand and a thoughtful pose Gotta tend the earth if you want

Men who borrow their opinions can never

Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.  ~George Savile, Marquess de Halifax, Miscellaneous Thoughts and ReflectionsPMB

The metaphor of the melting pot is

The metaphor of the melting pot is unfortunate and misleading.  A more accurate analogy would be a salad bowl, for, though the salad is

Preserve and treat food as you would

Preserve and treat food as you would your body, remembering that in time food will be your body. ~B.W. Richardson

Basically the only thing we need is

Basically, the only thing we need is a hand that rests on our own, that wishes it well, that sometimes guides us.  ~Hector Bianciotti,

What good is the warmth of summer

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness. ~John Steinbeck

My hot strong hands will no veil

My hot strong hands will no veil endure That shadows your radiant nakedness; Lay bare each beauty, conceal no lure, Leave naught to hinder

To morrow oh twill never be if

To-morrow – oh, ’twill never be, If we should live a thousand years! Our time is all to-day, to-day, The same, though changed; and

Where man sees but withered leaves god

Where man sees but withered leaves, God sees sweet flowers growing. ~Albert Laighton

A half truth is a whole lie

A half truth is a whole lie.  ~Yiddish Proverb

Older men declare war but it is

Older men declare war.  But it is the youth that must fight and die.  ~Herbert Hoover

Gossip is saying behind their back what

Gossip is saying behind their back what you would not say to their face.  Flattery is saying to their face what you would not

We never repent of having eaten too

We never repent of having eaten too little.  ~Thomas Jefferson, 1825DCMOO

I imagine that yes is the only

I imagine that yes is the only living thing.  ~e.e. cummingsSD

A happy person is not a in

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.  ~Hugh

Learn as much you can while are

Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later.  ~Dana Stewart ScottDCQ

A politician thinks of the next election

A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation.  ~James Freeman Clarke, SermonWLBUQ

Whether we are filled with joy or

Whether we are filled with joy or grief, our angels are close to us, speaking to our hearts of God’s love.  ~Quoted in The

I prithee send me back my heart

I prithee send me back my heart, Since I cannot have thine; For if from yours you will not part, Why, then, shouldst thou

Two people can have a middling day

Two people can have a middling day, but one rounds up and the other rounds down.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com