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“We are all born mad. Some remain so.”
Samuel Beckett
Some people never get over their first impression of the world. CSW

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“My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.”
Woody Allen
How we would change if we could do it over again. CSW

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“The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.”
Fred Allen
Some of us have religious voices; when we sing it causes people to pray. CSW

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“I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.”
Fred Allen
I may never look at hiking the same way again. CSW

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“Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.”
Mel Brooks
Life; outlook, humor is a matter of perspective. CSW

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“Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.”
James A. Garfield
It’s human nature to always want to add more to what is necessary. CSW

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“I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.”
Groucho Marx
Never compromise your ethics. CSW

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“What’s another word for Thesaurus?”
Steven Wright
If a thesaurus is an extinct dinosaur, perhaps a lexicon is a wee little Scottish lad. CSW

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“Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.”
Joey Adams
As you grow older, the temptations don’t avoid you, the temptations change. CSW

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“If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.”
Tallulah Bankhead
The lure of life is to live it faster, instead of better. CSW

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“When we talk to God, we’re praying. When God talks to us, we’re schizophrenic.”
Jane Wagner
Actually, the diagnosis depends more on what He says. CSW

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“Men are liars. We’ll lie about lying if we have to. I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
Tim Allen
He’s right, he is a liar; the last sentence proves it. CSW

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“Life is hard. After all, it kills you.”
Katharine Hepburn
If it weren’t for life, death would have no purpose. CSW

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“All generalizations are false, including this one.”
Mark Twain
Maybe it would be true to say that generally all generalizations are false. CSW

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“I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.”
Gloria Steinem
Most men haven’t got the marriage part figured out; much less how to combine it with anything. CSW

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“I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.”
Walt Whitman
Hmmm…if I were his friend I would be asking, “How, exactly, did you mean that?” CSW

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“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”
George Burns
Apparently, it may also lead to longevity. CSW

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“A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.”
Groucho Marx
Groucho was prophetic of cell phones and tablet computers. CSW

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“There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
Henry A. Kissinger
Spontaneity must be carefully planned. CSW

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“I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.”
Mae West
Could she have claimed to be Snow Off-White? CSW

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“If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to dance.”
George Bernard Shaw
Re-framing memories is a skill worth learning. CSW

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“It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.”
Thomas Sowell
When we realize how much there is we don’t know, we realize that what we do know is just a drop in the bucket; and we really don’t know much at all. CSW

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“Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?”
Robin Williams
Seems we’re always in a hurry and getting nowhere. CSW

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“There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.”
Chris Rock
Letting a woman know she is appreciated is the oil that keeps the world turning. CSW

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“By all means let’s be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.”
Richard Dawkins
Open-minded does not mean stupid. CSW

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