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Monday, January 21, 2008

Favourite quotes...

Nothing emboldens sin as much as mercy.

Those that say it cannot be done, should not get in the way of those doing it.

A chicken is merely an eggs way of making another egg.

The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star.

A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

Never mistake motion for action.

The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.

No man is rich enough to buy back his past.

There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us.

To do just the opposite is also a form of imitation.

Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they think laughable.

He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.

It is easier to resist in the beginning than at the end.

Only dead fish swim with the stream.

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

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