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In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence.
Steven Wright
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Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Mark Twain
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Fortune is like a coquette; if you don`t run after her, she will run after you.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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Women are very practical. They are a lot more practical than us. A man often forgets about marriage in the moment of pleasure, but the woman always reminds him.
Oscar Wilde
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A diplomat who says "yes" means "maybe", a diplomat who says "maybe" means "no", and a diplomat who says "no" is not a diplomat.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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Compliments are often insincere, but fault-finding is always genuine.
Edgar Watson Howe
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I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
Jean Cocteau
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Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
Oscar Wilde
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Even snakes are afraid of snakes.
Steven Wright
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Sigmund Freud said he did not know what women want. I know what they want. They want to deal with a whole bunch of people.
Kurt Vonnegut
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It does not matter what temperature the room is, it is always room temperature.
Steven Wright
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A woman finds those men clever who share her opinion and not the opinion of her husband.
Jean Rostand
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Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
Paul Valery
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Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
Oscar Wilde
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I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
Jean Cocteau
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May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Voltaire
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Are naked women intelligent?
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.
Steven Wright
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An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Jules Renard
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