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Idea Starters

“If at first you don’t succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.”
William Lyon Phelps
It’s always about the effort/reward ratio. CSW

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“Never put a sock in a toaster.”
Eddie Izzard
Some lessons must be learned the hard way. CSW

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“I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.”
Will Rogers
This quote is definitely dated. Organization requires careful thought and contemplation; it now applies to all political parties. CSW

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“The superfluous, a very necessary thing.”
Voltaire
The superfluous must exist so as to define the fluous” CSW

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“If at first you don’t succeed… so much for skydiving.”
Henny Youngman
Some lessons learned the hard way can’t be repeated. CSW

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“I wanna make a jigsaw puzzle that’s 40,000 pieces. And when you finish it, it says ‘go outside.’”
Demetri Martin
How about doing a smaller jigsaw puzzle on the patio? CSW

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“Housework can’t kill you, but why take a chance?”
Phyllis Diller
Some risks are worth taking, other seem unnecessary.”

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“I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things, and I have succeeded fairly well.”
Robert Benchley
Celebrate success no matter how unworthy. CSW

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“I’ve always wanted to go to Switzerland to see what the army does with those wee red knives.
Billy Connolly
And they come in different sizes. Are the big ones for officers, or the little ones? CSW

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“Cure for an obsession: get another one.”
Mason Cooley
A preoccupation with obsessions is fixating. CSW

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“I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.”
Mitch Hedberg
Some shortcuts just aren’t worth it. CSW

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“Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.”
H. G. Wells
I wonder if he would still hold that opinion? CSW

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“I wear a necklace, cause I wanna know when I’m upside down.”
Mitch Hedberg
We each have our own way of holding a reality check. CSW

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“I have never been hurt by what I have not said.”
Calvin Coolidge
You can ease your pain by holding your tongue. CSW

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“When God sneezed, I didn’t know what to say.”
Henny Youngman
I suppose when God sneezed he created gum. CSW

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“Society is like a stew. If you don’t stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.”
Edward Abbey
It’s past time to stir the pot! CSW

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“I haven’t spoken to my wife in years. I didn’t want to interrupt her.”
Rodney Dangerfield
I’ve got nothing to say, which does not mean I haven’t had opportunity. CSW

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“I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.”
Joe E. Lewis
My inabilities should not be the standard to judge others. CSW

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“Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.”
Laurence J. Peter
Creativity has the same source. CSW

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“Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.”
Robert Benchley
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“The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.”
Rodney Dangerfield
Perhaps the greatest oxymoron – an honest politician. CSW

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“My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.”
Billy Connolly
This used to be true, now it just means their young. CSW

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“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.”
Bertrand Russell
Maybe the same reason not to kill for them. CSW

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“I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.”
Warren Buffett
At least I’m consistent; I buy cheap suits and they do look cheap on me. CSW

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“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.”
Charles Dudley Warner
Why is it a weather person can be wrong 50% of the time, but we still trust them? CSW

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