2 - It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.
Elizabeth Taylor (1932 - ), "A Wreath of Roses"
3 - It is cruel to discover one's mediocrity only when it is too late.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), 'Of Human Bondage', 1915
4 - Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Unknown, quoted by Jim Horning
5 - The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
Kin Hubbard (1868 - 1930)
6 - I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
7 - The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Marriage and Morals (1929) ch. 5
8 - Friendship]
If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don't hoard it. Don't dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.
9 - The one function TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were.
David Brinkley (1920 - 2003)
10 - The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
Alan Patrick Herbert
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