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Quotes of the Day [Jul. 5th, 2004|10:27 am]
Peter Sheil
Oh what a good set today, I like them all. Enjoy.
peter

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.
Saki (1870 - 1916), "The Square Egg", 1924

The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory.
Paul Fix

People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.
Russell Baker (1925 - )

I loathe the expression "What makes him tick." It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a thunderstorm.
James Thurber (1894 - 1961)
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From: fruitbatz
2004-07-05 08:02 am (UTC)
I loathe the expression "What makes him tick." It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a thunderstorm.
James Thurber (1894 - 1961)

...i love it. xxxx
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