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Failure Success - K net Golden Rule, it is: Censor yourself, not others. Harley Hahn and Rick Stout

If you want information from the net, don't ask questions; post errors. Unknown

"What then have I done ? What, except yield to a natural feeling, inspired by beauty, sanctioned by virtue and kept at all times within the bounds of respect. It's innocent expression prompted not by hope but by trust." Vicomte de Valmont -- Les Liaisons Dangereuses.

"If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater." Unknown.

"A witty saying proves nothing." Voltaire (1694-1778)

"Wit's an unruly engine, wildly striking, sometimes a friend, sometimes the engineer." George Herbert

"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." W. Somerset Maugham

In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting : what one wants, and the other is getting it. Oscar Wilde Lady Windermere's Fan, Act I

When the Gods wish to punish they answer our prayers. Oscar Wilde The Ideal Husband, Act I

Granting our wishes is one of Fate's saddest jokes. James Russell Lowell

Paperwork is the embalming fluid of bureaucracy, maintaining an appearance of life where none exists. Robert J. Meltzer

A bureaucrat's idea of cleaning up his files is to make a copy of every paper before he destroys it. Laurence J. Peter (born 1919)

Guidelines for Bureaucrats: 1. When in charge, ponder. 2. When in trouble, delegate. 3. When in doubt, mumble. James H. Boren (b. 1925)

"Cocain makes me feel like a new man. And all that new man wants is more cocaine!" George Carlin

Liberty is given by nature even to mute animals. Tacitus (55-117 A.D.)

Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words. Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Never ask the gods for life set free from grief, but ask for courage that endureth long. Menander (B.C. 342-291)

I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expense, and my expense is equal to my wishes. Gibbon (1737-1794)

Before all else, be armed. Machiavelli (1469-1527)

To me the worst thing seems to be a school principally to work with methods of fear, force and artificial authority. Such treatment destroys the sound sentiments, the sincerity and the self-confidence of pupils and produces a subservient subject Albert Einstein, _Ideas and Opinions_

The scientific attitude of mind involves a sweeping away of all other desires in the interest of the desire to know--- it involves suppression of hopes and fears, loves and hates, and the whole subjective emotional life, until we become subdued to the material, without bias, without any wish except to see it as it is. Bertrand Russell, "The Place of Science in a Liberal Education,"

Only the passions, only great passions, can elevate the mind to great things. -Denis Diderot, _Pensees philosophiques_ (1746) If a man will begin with certainties, he will end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he will end in certainties. Francis Bacon

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. --Mark Twain Education is what survives when what has been learnt is forgotten. B. F. SKINNER

Society produces rogues, and education makes one rogue cleverer than another. OSCAR WILDE, OSCAR (1854-1900)

It is insufficiently considered that men more often require to be reminded than informed. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) Creative Quotations for May 21 from Alexander Pope

Relax - otherwise you might die all tensed up. Cozgriff's First Principle of Dealing with Potentially Life Threatening Situations

The more popular something is, the more likely it is that a religious personage will object to it. Allens Law of Popularity

All Natural Ingredients" sounds super wholesome, but arsenic, cyanide, coal dust, and manure are all natural too. The Willis Reminder.

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