|#7583||A "practical joker" deserves applause for his wit according to its quality.|
Bastinado is about right. For exceptional wit one might grant keelhauling.
But staking him out on an anthill should be reserved for the very wittiest.
-- Lazarus Long
|#7584||A 'full' life in my experience is usually full only of other people's demands.|
|#7585||A bore is a man who talks so much about himself that you can't talk about|
|#7586||A bore is someone who persists in holding his own views after we have|
enlightened him with ours.
|#7587||A city is a large community where people are lonesome together|
-- Herbert Prochnow
|#7588||A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.|
-- Victor Hugo
|#7589||A cynic is a person searching for an honest man, with a stolen lantern.|
-- Edgar A. Shoaff
|#7590||A fair exterior is a silent recommendation.|
-- Publilius Syrus
|#7591||A friend is a present you give yourself.|
-- Robert Louis Stevenson
|#7592||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
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