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The honeymoon is over when he phones that he’ll be late for supper — and she has already left a note that it’s in the refrigerator.

Bill Lawrence


The dying process begins the minute we are born, but it accelerates during dinner parties.

Carol Matthau


After twelve years of therapy my psychiatrist said something that brought tears to my eyes: “No hablo inglés.”

Ronnie Shakes


There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.

Douglas Adams


Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.

Albert Schweitzer


The most striking contradiction of our civilization is the fundamental reverence for truth that we profess, and the thoroughgoing disregard for it that we practice.

Vilhjalmur Stefansson


Cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals: I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed . . . by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.

Roland Barthes


We saw the lightning and that was the guns; and then we heard the thunder and that was the big guns; and then we heard the rain falling and that was the blood falling; and when we came to get in the crops, it was dead men that we reaped.

Harriet Tubman


The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved — loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of our selves.

Victor Hugo


What the people want is very simple. They want an America as good as its promise.

Barbara Jordan

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