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By:Saleem Jawad, Colombo
Date: Saturday, 3 March 2012, 2:44 pm


If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera.? ~Lewis Hine "

"Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.? ~Robert Brault,?www.robertbrault.com "

"A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.? ~Max Gluckman,?Politics, Law and Ritual, 1965 "

"You learn something every day if you pay attention.? ~Ray LeBlond "

"Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.? ~Art Linkletter "

"First need in the reform of hospital management?? That's easy!? The death of all dietitians, and the resurrection of a French chef.? ~Martin H. Fischer "

"Every mile is two in winter.? ~George Herbert "

"History fades into fable; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy; the inscription molders from the tablet:? the statue falls from the pedestal.? Columns, arches, pyramids, what are they but heaps of sand; and their epitaphs, but characters written in the dust?? ~Washington Irving,?The Sketch Book: Westminster Abbey "

"Relationships are like glass.? Sometimes it's better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.? ~Author Unknown "

"There is plenty of law at the end of a nightstick.? ~Grover Whalen "

"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.? ~Anthony J. D'Angelo,?The College Blue Book "

"A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married.? ~H.L. Mencken "

"I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world.? ~George Washington "

"Historian:? A broad-gauge gossip.? ~Ambrose Bierce,?The Devil's Dictionary "

"A wise man never loses anything if he have himself.? ~Michel de Montaigne, translated "

"Breaststroke is an athletic event; butterfly is a political statement.? ~Paul Tsongas "

"A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.? ~Andre Maurois "

"Men will wrangle for religion; write for it; fight for it; die for it; anything but live for it.? ~C.C. Colton "

"What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.? ~Sigmund Freud "

"No one is perfect... that's why pencils have erasers.? ~Author Unknown "

"I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade.? It's amazing how it cheers one up to shred oranges and scrub the floor.? ~D.H. Lawrence "

"It isn't so much that hard times are coming; the change observed is mostly soft times going.? ~Groucho Marx "

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"Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.? ~Peter F. Drucker "

"A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.? ~Saul Alinsky "

"When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell.? That is why we dread children, even if we love them, they show us the state of our decay.? ~Brian Aldiss "

"Women do not find it difficult nowadays to behave like men, but they often find it extremely difficult to behave like gentlemen.? ~Compton Mackenzie,?Literature in My Time, 1933 "

"When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.? ~Tuli Kupferberg "

"Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.? ~Garrison Keillor "

"History - that little sewer where man loves to wallow.? ~Francis Ponge "

"So long as there's a jingle in your head, television isn't free.? ~Jason Love "

"The government?s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases:? If it moves, tax it.? If it keeps moving, regulate it.? And if it stops moving, subsidize it.? ~Ronald Reagan "

Messages In This Thread

Best Quotes
Saleem Jawad, Colombo -- Saturday, 3 March 2012, 2:44 pm
Re: Best Quotes
Muhammad Rafi Karachi -- Saturday, 3 March 2012, 6:34 pm
Re: Best Quotes
shahalam, TX -- Sunday, 4 March 2012, 1:06 am
Re: Best Quotes
Muhammad Rafi Karachi -- Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 5:48 pm