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All programmers are playwrights and all computers

All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors.  ~Author Unknown

Many things can make you miserable for

Many things can make you miserable for weeks; few can bring you a whole day of happiness.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN

Advertising is the rattling of a stick

Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.  ~George Orwell

Life is a moderately good play with

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.  ~Truman Capote

Mercy and truth are met together righteousness

Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.  Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look

Astrology furnishes a splendid proof of the

Astrology furnishes a splendid proof of the contemptible subjectivity of men.  It refers the course of celestial bodies to the miserable ego:  it establishes

After the chills and fever of love

After the chills and fever of love, how nice is the 98.6º of marriage!  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN

Take sips of this pure wine being

Take sips of this pure wine being poured. Don’t mind that you’ve been given a dirty cup. ~Rumi

If you wonder where your child left

If you wonder where your child left his roller skates, try walking around the house in the dark.  ~Leopold FechtnerFCN

Question reality especially if it contradicts the

Question reality, especially if it contradicts the evidence of your hopes and dreams.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Faith is taking the first step even

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.  ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

In golf you keep your head down

In golf, you keep your head down and follow through.  In the vice presidency, you keep your head up and follow through.  It’s a

In an underdeveloped country dont drink the

In an underdeveloped country, don’t drink the water; in a developed country, don’t breathe the air.  ~Changing Times magazine

Dont anthropomorphize computers they hate it

Don’t anthropomorphize computers – they hate it.  ~Author Unknown

And man created the plastic bag and

And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and this was good

Forcing smoke down my lungs is pulmonary

Forcing smoke down my lungs is pulmonary rape.  It invades my body against my will, and it’s not fair.  ~Patty Youngsee jul2008 email

Though the circular round and round of routine be

Though the circular round-and-round of routine be the bulk of life’s affairs, make an occasional jutting diversion ? of fun, love, or something that

What humbugs we are who pretend to

What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!  ~Logan Pearsall Smith

Real joy comes not from ease or

Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile.  ~Wilfred Grenfell

Blot out from the page of history

Blot out from the page of history the names of all the great actors of his time in the drama of nations, and preserve

If we have no peace it is

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.  ~Mother Teresa

There are plenty of ways to get

There are plenty of ways to get ahead.  The first is so basic I’m almost embarrassed to say it:  spend less than you earn. 

Dancing faces you towards heaven whichever direction

Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.

You can tell more about a person

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.  ~Leo Aikman

There is no cosmetic for beauty like

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.  ~Lady BlessingtonMCTO

Every wrong seems possible today and is

Every wrong seems possible today, and is accepted.  I don’t accept it.  ~Pablo CasalsCUL

Ye clouds that are the ornament of

Ye clouds, that are the ornament of heaven, Who give to it its gayest shadowings And its most awful glories; ye who roll In

If i thought was going to die

If I thought I was going to die tomorrow, I should nevertheless plant a tree today.  ~Stephan Girard

Happiness is sharing a bowl of cherries

Happiness is sharing a bowl of cherries and a book of poetry with a shade tree.  ~Terri Guillemets

I have come to the conclusion that

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.  ~Charles de GaulleGCLE

Thoughts come clearly while one walks thomas

Thoughts come clearly while one walks.  ~Thomas MannCUL

People do not marry people real ones

People do not marry people, not real ones anyway; they marry what they think the person is; they marry illusions and images.  The exciting

Nothing will ever be attempted if all

Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.  ~Samuel Johnson, Rasselas, 1759WLBUQ

His voice was as intimate the rustle

His voice was as intimate as the rustle of sheets.  ~Dorothy Parker

Look back at our struggle for freedom

Look back at our struggle for freedom, Trace our present day’s strength to it’s source; And you’ll find that man’s pathway to glory Is

Night the beloved when words fade and

Night, the beloved.  Night, when words fade and things come alive.  When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly

Cats conspire to keep us at arms

Cats conspire to keep us at arm’s length.  ~Frank Perkins

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

Life is one big judgment call and

Life is one big judgment call. And a neverending series of little ones. ~Terri Guillemets

Mail your packages early so the post

Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.  ~Johnny Carson

Never confuse thoughtlessness with malice robert charles

Never confuse thoughtlessness with malice.  ~Robert Charles Whitehead

Get angry get furious but never crumble

Get angry, get furious but never crumble to resentment.  ~Dodinsky, www.dodinsky.com

The soul that can speak through the

The soul that can speak through the eyes can also kiss with a gaze.  ~Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

If our american way of life fails

If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all.  ~Pearl S. Buck

At the touch of love everyone becomes

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.  ~Plato

A deadline is negative inspiration still its

A deadline is negative inspiration.  Still, it’s better than no inspiration at all.  ~Rita Mae Brown

In the coldest february as in every

In the coldest February, as in every other month in every other year, the best thing to hold on to in this world is

Find a job you like and add

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.  ~H. Jackson Brown

A few minutes ago every tree was

A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship.  But

Make your feet friend jm barrie

Make your feet your friend.  ~J.M. BarrieCCQ

Vegetarianism can easily reach religious proportions refraining

Vegetarianism can easily reach religious proportions.  Refraining from meat on moral grounds serves to dignify feelings of guilt toward sad-eyed, furry creatures and substitutes

If you ever catch on fire try

If you ever catch on fire, try to avoid seeing yourself in the mirror, because I bet that’s what really throws you into a

Brethren i count not myself to have

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto

May i never be complete content perfect

May I never be complete.  May I never be content.  May I never be perfect.  Deliver me, Tyler, from being perfect and complete.  ~Chuck

The excess of virtue is a vice

The excess of virtue is a vice.  ~Greek ProverbLCD

Nothing in life is to be feared

Nothing in life is to be feared.  It is only to be understood.  ~Marie Curie

Learn young about hard work and manners

Learn young about hard work and manners – and you’ll be through the whole dirty mess and nicely dead again before you know it. 

The fear of being laughed at makes

The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN

Where do you go to get anorexia

Where do you go to get anorexia?  ~Shelley WintersETW

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

Full nakedness all joyes are due to

Full nakedness! All joyes are due to thee, As souls unbodied, bodies uncloth’d must be, To taste whole joyes. ~John Donne

The sorrow which has no vent in

The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.  ~Henry Maudsley

When i skip have no worries carolyn

When I skip, I have no worries.  ~Carolyn Tyler, as posted on iskip.com

When the news reporter said 34shopkeepers are

google_ad_section_start(weight=ignore) When the news reporter said "Shopkeepers are opening their doors bringing out blankets and cups of tea" I just smiled.  It’s like yes. 

Love cures peopleboth the ones who give

Love cures people?both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it. ~Karl Menninger

Leaders dont create followers they more leaders

Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.  ~Tom Peters in Fast Company, quoted in Reader’s Digest, August 2001, Quotable Quotes

Great little one whose all embracing birth lifts

Great little One! whose all-embracing birth Lifts Earth to Heaven, stoops Heaven to Earth. ~Richard CrashawQSO

You do not lead by hitting people

You do not lead by hitting people over the head.  That’s assault, not leadership.  ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

All of us learn to write by

All of us learn to write by the second grade, then most of us go on to other things.  ~Bobby Knight, on reportersBS

After silence that which comes nearest to

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.  ~Aldous Huxley, Music at Night and Other Essays

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries but

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.  ~Josh Billings

On with the dance let joy be

On with the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the glowing hours with flying

Music is the literature of heart it

Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.  ~Alphonse de LamartineCOE

Society is now one polishd horde formed

Society is now one polish’d horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored. ~Lord Byron, Don Juan, Canto XIII, stanza 95BMC

Earth and sky woods fields lakes rivers

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than

There must be more to life than

There must be more to life than having everything!  ~Maurice Sendak

I am rather inclined to silence and

I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man

The word 34wilderness34 occurs approximately three hundred

The word "wilderness" occurs approximately three hundred times in the Bible, and all its meanings are derogatory.  ~René Dubos, The Wooing of Earth, 1980

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling

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

It might be a good idea if

It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people

One saves oneself much pain by taking

One saves oneself much pain, by taking pains; much trouble, by taking trouble.  ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by

A consultant is a man sent in

A consultant is a man sent in after the battle to bayonet the wounded.  ~Author UnknownDCMOO

It has become appallingly obvious that our

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.  ~Albert Einstein

Forgiveness is a funny thing it warms

Forgiveness is a funny thing.  It warms the heart and cools the sting.  ~William Arthur Ward

Monkeys are superior to men in this

Monkeys are superior to men in this:  When a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.  ~Malcolm de Chazal, RDB; PMB, p185

The death of democracy is not likely

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush.  It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment. 

You cant write poetry on the computer

You can’t write poetry on the computer.  ~Quentin Tarantinordqqjul01

Its a cruel season that makes you

It’s a cruel season that makes you get ready for bed while it’s light out.  ~Bill Watterson

Been collecting quotes since nineteen eighty seven be

Been collecting quotes since nineteen eighty-seven Be collecting them ’til the day I go to Heaven. And if by chance it’s to the contrary,

A friend is the one who comes

A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.  ~Grace Pulpit

I guess ive spent my life listening

I guess I’ve spent my life listening to what wasn’t being said.  ~Eli Khamarov, America Explained!

I do not know what may appear

I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing

When the bee comes to your house

When the bee comes to your house, let her have beer; you may want to visit the bee’s house some day.  ~Congo Proverb

Every day you should reach out and

[E]very day you should reach out and touch someone.  People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back.  ~Maya Angelou

Grown ups love figures when you tell them

Grown-ups love figures.  When you tell them that you have made a new friend, they never ask you any questions about essential matters.  They

Do not follow where the path may

Do not follow where the path may lead.  Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

My heart leaps up when i behold

My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky… ~William Wordsworth

When two people marry they become in

When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that one person is the husband.  ~Shana Alexander, State-by-State

If a man is fool you dont

If a man is a fool, you don’t train him out of being a fool by sending him to university.  You merely turn him