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Quote Left Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes. Quote Right
Quote Left Persian pussy from over the sea demure and lazy and smug and fat none of your ribbons and bells for me ours is the zest of the alley cat Quote Right
Quote Left A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings. Quote Right
Quote Left I get up in the morning with an idea for a three-volume novel and by nightfall it's a paragraph in my column. Quote Right
Quote Left Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. Quote Right
Quote Left If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you But if you really make them think, they'll hate you. Quote Right
Quote Left a man thinks he amounts to a great deal but to a flea or a mosquito a human being is merely something good to eat Quote Right
Quote Left We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors, and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with. Quote Right
Quote Left If a child shows himself to be incorrigible, he should be decently and quietly beheaded at the age of twelve, lest he grow to maturity marry, and perpetuate his kind. Quote Right
Quote Left So unlucky that he runs into accidents which started out to happen to somebody else. Quote Right
Quote Left Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun. Quote Right
Quote Left Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Quote Right
Quote Left I would rather start a family than finish one. Quote Right
Quote Left The successful people are the ones who can think up stuff for the rest of the world to keep busy at. Quote Right
Quote Left The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race. Quote Right
Quote Left Man cannot be uplifted he must be seduced into virtue. Quote Right
Quote Left An optimist is a man who has never had much experience. Quote Right
Quote Left Blood will tell, but often it tells too much. Quote Right
Quote Left Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness. Quote Right
Quote Left A pessimist is a person who has to listen to too many optimists. Quote Right
Quote Left Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control. Quote Right
Quote Left Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. Quote Right
Quote Left Successful people are the ones who think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at. Quote Right
Quote Left A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists. Quote Right
Quote Left A hypocrite is a person who--but who isn't Quote Right
Quote Left There is nothing so habit-forming as money. Quote Right
Quote Left When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him 'Whose' Quote Right
Quote Left He worked like hell in the country so he could live in the city, where he worked like hell so he could live in the country. Quote Right
Quote Left When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him whose? Quote Right
Quote Left Did you ever notice that when a politician does get an idea he usually gets it all wrong. Quote Right
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