In the game of life, it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieve you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season.

George Carlin

They keep talking about drafting a constitution in Iraq. Why don't we just give them ours? It was written by a lot of really smart guys, it's worked for over 200 years, and we're not using it anymore.

George Santayana

The world is so ordered that we must, in a material sense, lose everything we have and love, one thing after another, until we ourselves close our eyes.


Dignity is like a perfume; those who use it are scarcely conscious of it.

The reason universities are so full of knowledge is that the students come with so much and they leave with so little.

François de La Rochefoucauld

We credit scarcely any persons with good sense except those who are of our opinion.

Fannie Hurst

It takes a clever man to turn cynic, and a wise man to be clever enough not to.

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not.


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