|#7613||A real friend isn't someone you use once and then throw away.|
A real friend is someone you can use over and over again.
|#7614||A real person has two reasons for doing anything ... a good reason and|
the real reason.
|#7615||A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single |
man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
-- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
|#7616||A sadist is a masochist who follows the Golden Rule.|
|#7617||A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own absurdities will keep|
him from the commission of all sins, or nearly all, save those that are
-- Samuel Butler
|#7618|| "...A strange enigma is man!"|
"Someone calls him a soul concealed in an animal," I suggested.
"Winwood Reade is good upon the subject," said Holmes. "He remarked
that, while the individual man is an insoluble puzzle, in the aggregate he
becomes a mathematical certainty. You can, for example, never foretell what
any one man will do, but you can say with precision what an average number
will be up to. Individuals vary, but percentages remain constant. So says
-- Sherlock Holmes, "The Sign of Four"
|#7619||A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention,|
and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"
|#7620||A truly great man will neither trample on a worm nor sneak to an emperor.|
-- B. Franklin
|#7621||A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without|
|#7622||A well-known friend is a treasure.|
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