Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
-Soren Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855)

Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
-Groucho Marx (1890 - 1977)

If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised.
-Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)
No matter how cynical you get, it is impossible to keep up.
-Lily Tomlin (1939 - )
I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when he comes to it.'
-Oscar Levant (1906 - 1972)

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
-George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
-H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)

My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of other pessimists.
-Jean Rostand


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