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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (658 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I've never met a healthy person who worried much about his health or a good person who worried much about his soul.

[aphorist] Haldane, in [category] Health and Disease and [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (265 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It's not over until it's over.

[aphorist] Yogi Berra, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1001 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Riot: A popular entertainment given to the military by innocent bystanders.

[aphorist] Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in [category] War and Peace

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (369 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Girls are like pianos. When they're not upright, they're grand.

[aphorist] Benny Hill, in [category] Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (230 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.

[aphorist] Doug Larson, in [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Boring people are a reflection of boring people.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

[aphorist] Jules de Gaultier, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (436 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If I don't know I don't know, I think I know. If I don't know I know, I think I don't know.

[aphorist] R. D. Laing, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (625 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by [user] Stephen

All these nervous breakdowns are driving me crazy.

[aphorist] Lee Hawkins, in [category] Health and Disease

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (359 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You can get more of what you want with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word.

[aphorist] Al Capone, in [category] War and Peace

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (71 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is perfectly true that the government is best which governs least. It is equally true that the government is best which provides most.

[aphorist] Walter Lippmann, in [category] Law and Politics

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (443 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.

[aphorist] Jane Austen, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (261 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

[aphorist] Abraham Lincoln, in [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (344 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.

[aphorist] Robert Byrne, in [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (266 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success.

[aphorist] Stephen R. Covey, Principle-Centered Leadership, in [category] Success and Failure

Principle-Centered Leadership (paperback)

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (215 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man who seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society.

[aphorist] Frederick the Great, in [category] Law and Politics

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (689 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.

[aphorist] Rudyard Kipling, in [category] Men and Women and [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (411 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

[aphorist] Edward Everett, in [category] War and Peace and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (308 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.

[aphorist] John Keats, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (295 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

[aphorist] Albert Einstein, in [category] Science and Religion

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