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Idea Starters

“People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.”
Logan Pearsall Smith
It’s always the doing of the thing. CSW

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“You can lead a man to Congress, but you can’t make him think.”
Milton Berle
Upon election they appear mostly to have lost the ability. CSW

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“My life needs editing.”
Mort Sahl
My life need editing, but please, by a professional. CSW

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“If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth.”
Logan Pearsall Smith
People often prefer lies, it can be much more comfortable. CSW

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“Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?”
James Thurber
Never answer a wrong number. CSW

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“Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.”
Alex Haley
No one reaches the top without help. CSW

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“I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.”
Walt Disney
I wonder how Minnie felt about that. CSW

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“I never said most of the things I said.”
Yogi Berra
And I’ll deny otherwise. CSW

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“Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.
George Carlin
Is there an instruction book for Frisbee’s? Life according to Wham-O?

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“I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.
W. C. Fields
I suppose alcohol kills those things fish do… CSW

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“Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.”
Bill Vaughan
Money also makes poverty much more manageable. CSW

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“That’s my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.”
Joe Rogan
Sounds like a good philosophy – work hard and have fun. CSW

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“I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath toys were a toaster and a radio.”
Joan Rivers
Parents send subtle messages that can have a drastic effect on their children. CSW

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“Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.”
Groucho Marx
Why would anyone want to? CSW

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“Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.”
P. J. O’Rourke
I believe it is said that our best cleanliness is still filthy rags. CSW

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“Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.”
Mae West
If your choice is between two evils, keep searching for choices. CSW

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“I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again.”
Joan Rivers
Cleaning is redundant. CSW

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“If two wrongs don’t make a right, try three.”
Laurence J. Peter
Adding wrong upon wrong will never make right. CSW

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“A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”
George Bernard Shaw
Could this explain why the biggest thieves get elected? CSW

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“As a child my family’s menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.”
Buddy Hackett
My mom used to say, “You can eat it hot now, or cold later. But you’re going to eat it” CSW

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“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.”
W. C. Fields
I need to read the ingredient list much closer, maybe it doesn’t all go into the recipe. CSW

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“I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.”
Steven Wright
How do you decide on how long to make a book? Number the pages and fill in the blanks. CSW

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“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”
Bertrand Russell
By observation, it seems the chief goal in life is to stay distracted. CSW

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“I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with Guess on it. I said, Thyroid problem?”
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Reading, and responding, to shirts can be dangerous to your health. CSW

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“The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
Arthur C. Clarke
If a man isn’t honest by himself, he’ll rarely be in public. CSW

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