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tiny.ag/up1actjs  ·   Fair (444 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.

Unknown, (sometimes, almost certainly incorrectly, attributed to the Buddha), in Life and Death

tiny.ag/sl9dtwjl  ·   Fair (204 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A reactionary is a man whose political opinions always manage to keep up with yesterday.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/uapy9tbq  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.

Unknown, in Altruism and Cynicism

tiny.ag/e8syltpb  ·   Fair (147 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/eckozapq  ·   Fair (90 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A meeting is an event where minutes are taken and hours wasted.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/fpmrxth3  ·   Fair (117 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A mountain wears down a horse, anger wears down a man.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/xrdfngoo  ·   Fair (246 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A nuclear war can ruin your whole day.

Unknown, in War and Peace

tiny.ag/lkf1oudx  ·   Fair (79 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A person is just about as big as the things that make them angry.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/auqhpii7  ·   Fair (235 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A person who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/joubc6r8  ·   Fair (733 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A political campaign starts when a politician stops working and goes about making speeches about all the work he intends to do.

Unknown, (from Politicians and Other Scoundrels by Ferdinand Lundberg), in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/ho6hzfu5  ·   Fair (642 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A political machine is a united minority working against a divided majority.

Unknown, (from Politicians and Other Scoundrels by Ferdinand Lundberg), in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/llsj2qct  ·   Fair (843 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A pseudo-intellectual is a person who knows what "pseudo" means.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/5hnyq46s  ·   Fair (22 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/t9lhndlz  ·   Fair (20 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A winner never quits -- a quitter never wins.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/6nolsedp  ·   Fair (25 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/n7uywfhs  ·   Fair (191 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A student who changes the course of history is probably taking an exam.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/lwrzvsfo  ·   Fair (216 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A stitch in time would have confused Einstein.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/4rgim10d  ·   Fair (154 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A single fact can spoil a good argument.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/ohswxac4  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/8aevknh4  ·   Fair (877 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

A ship doesn't travel far in a calm sea.

Unknown, in Success and Failure