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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1086 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by [user] Brian J. Dent

Too much of a good thing is just that.

[aphorist] Brian J. Dent, in [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (364 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

[aphorist] Oscar Levant, in [category] Happiness and Misery

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (318 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.

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

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

The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.

[aphorist] Jacques Cousteau, in [category] Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (222 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Be braver -- you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

[aphorist] David Lloyd George, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (247 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

[aphorist] Christopher Morley, in [category] Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (528 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If time be of all things most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough always proves little enough.

[aphorist] Benjamin Franklin, in [category] Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (840 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.

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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1198 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Were there no women, men might live like gods.

[aphorist] Thomas Dekker, in [category] Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (467 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Girls are like pianos. When they're not upright, they're grand.

[aphorist] Benny Hill, in [category] Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (344 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

[aphorist] Robert F. Kennedy, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (236 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions -- it only guarantees equality of opportunity.

[aphorist] Irving Kristol, in [category] Law and Politics

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

There's nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.

[aphorist] Peter F. Drucker, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1353 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

[aphorist] Robert Frost, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (674 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Desperation is like stealing from the mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (279 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient unto the day is its own troubles.

[aphorist] Jesus Christ, (Matthew 6:34), in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (599 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I would rather be attacked than unnoticed. For the worst thing you can do to an author is to be silent as to his works.

[aphorist] Samuel Johnson, in [category] Art and Literature

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1172 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 (951 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

The great question -- which I have not been able to answer -- is, "What does a woman want?"

[aphorist] Sigmund Freud, in [category] Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (423 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.

[aphorist] Gian Vincenzo Gravina, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

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