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From wonder into wonder existence opens. Lao Tzu

I am easily satisfied with the very best Winston Churchill

A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her..  Oscar Wilde

You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.  Golda Meir

August 15, 2010

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.  Hunter S. Thompson

First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.  F. Scott Fitzgerald

Our national drug is alcohol. We tend to regard the use any other drug with special horror.  Willam S. Borroughs

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.  Edgar Allen Poe

August 2, 2010

It is the duty of man to raise up man.  José Martí

An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.    Lao Tzu

A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.  Benjamin Franklin

Get your facts first and then you can distort them as much as you please.    Mark Twain

July 06 2010

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.  Lily Tomlin

If you are not living life on the edge then you are taking up too much space.    Unknown

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important..   Bertrand Russell

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.    Lao Tzu

June 08 2010

How do the angels get to sleep at night when the devil leaves his porch light on?    Tom Waits

Before all else, be armed.    Niccolo Machiavelli

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.   Lao Tzu

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has the chance to get its pants on.    Winston Churchill

April 25, 2010

My wife is a sex object. Every time I ask for sex, she objects.    Les Dawson

A true friend stabs you in the front.    Oscar Wilde

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.   Oscar Wilde

Just because you got the monkey off your back does not mean the circus has left town.    George Carlin

March 28, 2010

I am so clever that sometimes I can't understand a single thing that I am saying.    Oscar Wilde

I used to think I was indecisive.  But now I'm not so sure.    Unknown

If we're not supposed to eat animals, how come they're made out of meat?   Tom Snyder

The biggest difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money costs less..    Brendan Francis

 

February 28 2010

It isn`t premarital sex if you have no intention of getting married.    Drew Carey

Actually, it only takes one drink to get me loaded. Trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or fourteenth.    George Burns

I'm not afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens.   Woody Allen

For me there are only two type of women: goddesses and doormats..    Pablo Picaso

February 6 2010

When I die, I want to go peacefully like my Grandfather did, in his sleep -- not screaming, like the passengers in his car.    Unknown

Choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.   Jerry Garcia

I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.   Henny Youngman

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.    Unknown

December 26, 2009

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.  Carl Sagan

The world is but a canvas to the imagination.  Henry David Thoreau

An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.  Victor Hugo

When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered.  Dorothy Thompson

 

November 27, 2009

Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both
Benjamin Franklin

God must love the common man, he made so many of them
Abraham Lincoln

Believe you can, and you're halfway there
Theodore Roosevelt

Hard work is damn near as overrated as monogamy
Huey Long

October 27 2009

The more transparent the writing, the more visible the poetry.  Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The mountains are calling and I must go.  John Muir

It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasureMarquis de Sade

It is a great thing to know our vices.  Cicero

 

September 28, 2009

If I weren't me, I would envy myself.  Karl Kahler 

The unexamined life is not worth living.  Socrates

Every man dies.  Not every man really lives.  William Wallace

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.  Steven Wright

August 30, 2009

This is Major Tom to Ground Control.   David Bowie

En un lugar de la Mancha, de cuyo nombre no quiero acordarme, no ha mucho tiempo que vivía un hidalgo de los de lanza en astillero, adarga antigua, rocín flaco y galgo corredor Miguel de Cervantes

To love someone means to see him as God intended him.  Fyodor Dostoevski

Be good and you will be lonesome. 
Mark Twain

It is better to be alone than in bad company. George Washington

August 19, 2009

Billy Pilgrim has come unstuck in time.   Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free your minds.  Bob Marley

On Magic Mountain, there are hills of green beneath long chapters of snow.  The Khan Man.

Cry havoc, and let slip the dogs of war. 
William Shakespeare

Pity is treason. Maximilien Robespierre

 

July 30, 2009

It's not schizophrenia if the voices inside your head are real.   The Khan Man

Happiness is not getting what you want but wanting what you get.  Anonymous via Momma Khan

It is better to love one who loves not than to love not one who loves.  The Khan Man.

The one that loves least has all the power. 
The Khan Man

If it ain't fixed, don't break it. The Khan Man

July 24 2009

They sicken of the calm that know the storm.   Dorothy Parker

That which does not kill me only makes me stronger. Fredrick Nietzche

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing befalls a man except what is in his nature to endure. 
Marcus Aurelius

I was a veteran before I was a teenager. Michael Jackson

July 06 2009

If it's important, say it twice, say it twice. The Khan Man

He's not there for he has risen. He's not there for he has risen. Tom Waits

Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop. Lewis Carrol.

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. . WC Fields

June 07 2009

The Purpose of our lives is to be happy. Dalai Lama

Every generation needs a new revolution.    Thomas Jefferson

Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul. Mark Twain.

Trust in dreams for in them is hidden the gateway to eternity. Kahlil Gibran

May 15, 2009

Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God? -Epicurus

No left turn unstoned.    Charles Christie

El que tiene un Toyota sabe lo que tiene.  (Whoever has a Toyota knows what he has)   Costa Rica Toyota ad campaign

God does not know things.  He is things DH Lawrence

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change  Stephen Hawkings

April 28 2009

I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees.   Pablo Neruda

The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.    Ayn Rand

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.   Leonardo da Vinci

The mountains are calling and I must go.  John Muir

I need this wild life, this freedomZane Grey

April 10 2009

A rocket consumes ninety percent of its fuel on liftoff.  Sam Shadow

No lo maneje, maltratelo.  (Don't drive it; abuse it).   Toyota commercial

Revenge is a dish best served cold.   Sicilian proverb

When guns are outlawed only outlaws will have guns National Rifle Association proverb

I want a horny little Jewish princessFrank Zappa

April 04, 2009

The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.  Niccolo Machiavelli

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.   Lao Tzu

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.   Kahlil Gibran

Integrity has no need of rules.  Albert Camus

I cannot adequately express how sorry I am for what I have done.  Bernard Madoff

March 15, 2009

You miss all the shots you don't take.  Wayne Gretzky

I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.  Mae West

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.  Lao Tse

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins Benjamin Franklin

I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner.  Bye.  Hannibal Lecter, in Silence of the Lambs

March 4, 2009

Do not disturb my circles.  Archimedes (final words before being run through by a Roman Soldier upon the fall of Syracuse in the Second Punic War 212 B.C.)

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.  Vincent Van Gogh

Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.  Queen Elizabeth of England

I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse
Vito Corleone, in the film, The Godfather

Life loves the liver of it.  Maya Angelou

February 15, 2009

I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air.  Margaret Thatcher

I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks.  Winston Churchill

I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.  Daniel Boone

America is my country and Paris my home town Gertrude Stein

Now I know why tigers eat their young.  Al Capone

 

February 08, 2009

Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good.  Samuel Johnson

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life's realities..  Dr. Seuss

If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem.  Everything else is inconvenience.  Robert Fulghum

Pain is inevitable.  Suffering is optional.  M. Kathleen Casey

Love is not a state but an action.  The Khanman

 

January 25, 2009

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.    Oscar Wilde

Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.  Ho Chi Minh

God is a concept by which we measure our pain.   John Lennon

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.  Timothy Leary

January 11, 2009

A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.    Robert Frost

My witness is the empty sky.  Jack Kerouac

To hell with facts, we need stories.  Ken Kesey

You can't fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal.  William Burroughs

January 3, 2009

 

He not busy being born is busy dying.   Bob Dylan

We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts.  J. William Fulbright

Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party.    Josef Stalin

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.   Jack London

December 19, 2008

I want you to know that everything I did I did for my country.    Pol Pot

Good works are links that form a chain of love.    Mother Teresa

Jupiter loves ME!.   Caligula

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.     Saint Thomas Aquinas

December 15, 2008

If you want to be happy, be.    Leo Tolstoy

A career is wonderful thing, but you can't snuggle up to it on a cold night.    Marilyn Monroe

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.   Kahlil Gibran

I am not afraid... I was born to do this.     Joan of Arc

DECEMBER 06 2008

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.   Mark Twain

If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.   Lewis Carroll

"Whoever is kind to the creatures of God is kind to himself.  Mohammed

My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington..    Barack Obama

NOVEMBER 30 2008

Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.   Plato

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.   Sir Isaac Newton

He is able who thinks he is able.  Buddha

Man is the only kind of varmint sets his own trap, baits it, then steps in it.    John Steinbeck

NOVEMBER 28 2008

I am not going to get in the ring with TolstoyErnest Hemingway

We cannot be sure for what we live until we are ready to die for itChe Guevara

In a democracy dissent is an act of faith.  James William Fulbright

It is better to be alone than in bad company.    George Washington

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Hell is other people.  Jean-Paul Sartre

Lao Tzu

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