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Quotes of The Day (Today and yesterday) [Jun. 21st, 2004|06:43 pm]
Peter Sheil
I particularly like numbers 4 and 6.

Peace
peter

Vote early and vote often.
Al Capone (1899 - 1947)

I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution.
Wernher von Braun (1912 - 1977)

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
C. P. Snow (1905 - 1980)

Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
Matt Groening (1954 - ), "Life in Hell"

After an access cover has been secured by 16 hold-down screws, it will be discovered that the gasket has been omitted.
De la Lastra's Corollary

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
David Friedman

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Douglas Adams (1952 - 2001), "Last Chance to See"

Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.
Wilson Mizner (1876 - 1933)
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[User Picture]From: playgirl
2004-06-21 11:29 am (UTC)
Great quotes! Here's one I particularly like:

Our elections are free.
It's in the results where
eventually we pay.
- Bill Stern
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