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tiny.ag/mcsqdvek  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.

Unknown, in Wealth and Poverty

tiny.ag/3lf8aeu1  ·   Fair (250 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Always borrow money from a pessimist; he doesn't expect to be paid back.

Unknown, in Wealth and Poverty

tiny.ag/lewynsak  ·   Fair (116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Always remember that you are unique. Just like everyone else.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/konajjqe  ·   Fair (675 ratings)  ·  submitted (updated 5 Jul)

Always remember your weapons system was made by the lowest bidder

Unknown, in War and Peace

tiny.ag/rdhwutp3  ·   Fair (194 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An authority is a person who can tell you more about something than you really care to know.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/6dhgl4cy  ·   Fair (141 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Ian Robinson

An error is not a mistake until you refuse to correct it.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/mghtjmlg  ·   Fair (221 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anarchy may not be a better form of government, but it's better than no government at all.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

tiny.ag/o9rrnhjx  ·   Fair (16 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anthony's Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll into the least accessible corner of the workshop.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/frlb4xpk  ·   Fair (29 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any small object that is accidentally dropped will hide under a larger object.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/qyrspbdi  ·   Fair (36 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any time things appear to be going better, you have overlooked something.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/9unwygui  ·   Fair (18 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any time you think you have influence, try ordering around someone else's dog.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/mximzhqd  ·   Fair (29 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anyone who uses the phrase "easy as taking candy from a baby" has never tried taking candy from a baby.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/sybjkox1  ·   Fair (276 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Art is a deliberate recreation of a new and special reality that grows from your response to life. It cannot be copied; it must be created.

Unknown, in Art and Literature

tiny.ag/pqyzbh1e  ·   Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Bacchus: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/uys04zyz  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Be an optimist -- at least until they start moving animals in pairs to Cape Kennedy.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/0fbye8uj  ·   Fair (115 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Beat your own and others will fear you.

Unknown, (Russian proverb), in Altruism and Cynicism

tiny.ag/izsokq3v  ·   Fair (96 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Before the beginning of great brilliance, there must be chaos. Before a brilliant person begins something great, they must look foolish in the crowd.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/a7h1xcrn  ·   Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Before you find your handsome prince, you have to kiss a lot of frogs.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/dx8nfe71  ·   Fair (198 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.

Unknown, (Chinese proverb), in Altruism and Cynicism

tiny.ag/pnfrcj5n  ·   Fair (142 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You will break the bow if you keep it always stretched.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation