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Marge! Taking The Boy across state lines! If we donít come back, avenge our deaths! - Homer Simpson

Facts are meaningless. You can use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true.- Homer Simpson

Oh, "meltdown". Itís one of those annoying buzzwords. We prefer to call it an "unrequested fission surplus". - C. Montgomery Burns

Itís not easy to juggle a pregnant wife and a troubled child, but somehow I managed to squeeze in eight hours of TV a day. - Homer Simpson

Honey, I'd love to reassure you, but right now Mommy needs a tetanus shot. - Marge Simpson

A gossip is one who talks to you about others; a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself - Lisa Kirk

That is the definition of prosperity "the saving of time in satisfying your needs" - Matt Ridley

Self sufficiency, we call that poverty these days - Matt Ridley

People forget; trade is ten times older than farming. - Matt Ridley

It turned out that the things that I liked I could not afford and the things that I could afford I did not particularly like. - Stefan Sagmeister

The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other. - Mario Puzo

All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. - Leo Tolstoy

It must be Thursday. I never could get the hang of Thursdays - arthur Dent

The soldiers never explained to the government when an Indian was wronged, but reported the misdeeds of the Indians. - Geronimo

While living I want to live well. - Geromino

I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees as other Indian babes. I was living peaceably when people began to speak bad of me. Now I can eat well, sleep well and be glad. I can go everywhere with a good feeling. - Geronimo

I was no chief and never had been, but because I had been more deeply wronged than others, this honor was conferred upon me, and I resolved to prove worthy of the trust. - Geronimo

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures.

I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us. There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say. - Geronimo

A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free. - Nikos Kazantzakis

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality. - Nikos Kazantzakis

The mountain leaves its mark on me. I do not leave my mark on it? - Glenn Morley

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. - Ayn Rand

Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values. - Ayn Rand

Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death. - Ayn Rand


Man's unique reward, however, is that while animals survive by adjusting themselves to their background, man survives by adjusting his background to himself. - Ayn Rand

It's the most righteous, which of course is not the same thing as the most profitable. - Nikolai Gogol

Whatever you may say, the body depends on the soul. - Nikolai Gogol

The race may go to the swift and the contest may go to the strong. But the battle always goes to the last man standing. - Ptolemy III Euergetes

Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives. - Ayn Rand

Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong. - Ayn Rand

Let me warn you, if you start chasing after views, you'll be left without bread and without views. - Nikolai Gogol

When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized. - Ayn Rand

Beauty is merciless. You do not look at it, it looks at you and does not forgive. - Nikos Kazantzakis

f any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both. - Horace Mann

I refuse to answer on the ground that this might be incriminating. - Ethel Rosenberg

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron. - Horac Man

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. - Booker T Washington

No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. - Booker T Washington

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution. - J K Rowling

I let no man drag me down so low as to make me hate him. - Booker T Washington

Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top. - Booker T Washington

Character is power. - Booker T Washington

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company. - Booker T Washington

People are always looking for the single magic bullet that will totally change everything. There is no single magic bullet. - Temple Grandin

I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher. - Temple Grandin

Everyone, left to his own devices, forms an idea about what goes on in language which is very far from the truth. - Ferdinand de Saussure

The first sermon in the world was preached at the Creation. It was a Divine protest against Hurry. It was a Divine object lesson of perfect law, perfect plan, perfect order, perfect method. Six days of work carefully planned, scheduled and completed were followed by - rest. Whether we accept the story as literal or as figurative, matters little if we but learn the lesson. -W.G. Jordan

Always be nice to bankers. Always be nice to pension fund managers. Always be nice to the media. In that order. - John Gotti

Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top. - Booker T Washington




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