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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (442 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love is the answer. But while you're waiting for the answer, sex brings up some pretty good questions.

[aphorist] Woody Allen, in [category] Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (456 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.

[aphorist] Gilbert K. Chesterton, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (314 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

[aphorist] Albert Einstein, in [category] Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (390 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.

[aphorist] Ralph Waldo Emerson, in [category] Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (612 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

Jesus may love you, but I think you're garbage wrapped in skin.

[aphorist] Doug Kenney, in [category] Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (2986 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (497 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.

[aphorist] Niels Bohr, in [category] Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (433 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

[aphorist] Edward Everett, in [category] War and Peace and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (325 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

Even thinking is participation.

[aphorist] Lassi Kämäri, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1130 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.

[aphorist] Joseph Conrad, in [category] Art and Literature

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (280 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success.

[aphorist] Stephen R. Covey, Principle-Centered Leadership, in [category] Success and Failure

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (299 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.

[aphorist] Elbert Hubbard, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (332 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you want a high performance woman, I can go from zero to bitch in less than 2.1 seconds.

[aphorist] Krystal Ann Kraus, in [category] Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (290 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It's not over until it's over.

[aphorist] Yogi Berra, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (407 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.

[aphorist] Dyer, in [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1100 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.

[aphorist] Robert Frost, in [category] Wealth and Poverty

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (2852 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.

[aphorist] Mahatma Gandhi, in [category] Law and Politics

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (189 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

Lately I've found that if it weren't for stereotypes, conversation would be much more difficult for the closed-minded.

[aphorist] Morgan Ivy, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (209 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.

[aphorist] Ralph Waldo Emerson, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (2950 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

[aphorist] Mahatma Gandhi, in [category] Happiness and Misery

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