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Comment#  ·   Fair (75 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A library is an arsenal of liberty.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (111 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (82 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A little nonsense now and then is cherished by the wisest men.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (313 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man needs a mistress, just to break the monogamy.

Unknown, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.

Unknown, in Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·   Fair (147 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (90 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A meeting is an event where minutes are taken and hours wasted.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (117 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A mountain wears down a horse, anger wears down a man.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·   Fair (246 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A nuclear war can ruin your whole day.

Unknown, in War and Peace

Comment#  ·   Fair (79 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A person is just about as big as the things that make them angry.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (235 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A person who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (733 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A political campaign starts when a politician stops working and goes about making speeches about all the work he intends to do.

Unknown, (from Politicians and Other Scoundrels by Ferdinand Lundberg), in Law and Politics

Politicians and Other Scoundrels (paperback)

Comment#  ·   Fair (642 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A political machine is a united minority working against a divided majority.

Unknown, (from Politicians and Other Scoundrels by Ferdinand Lundberg), in Law and Politics

Politicians and Other Scoundrels (paperback)

Comment#  ·   Fair (843 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A pseudo-intellectual is a person who knows what "pseudo" means.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (204 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A reactionary is a man whose political opinions always manage to keep up with yesterday.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.

Unknown, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (877 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

A ship doesn't travel far in a calm sea.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (154 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A single fact can spoil a good argument.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (877 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by LEStephey

A small journey begins with one step and ends with another.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (22 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

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