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Here's a good one:

>  "This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly.  It should be thrown
>   with great force."
>                -Dorothy Parker
>     
>  "Well if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?"
>                -James Thurber
>     
>  "Life is a zoo in a jungle."
>                -Peter DeVries
>     
>  "If one cannot invent a really convincing lie, it is often better
>   to stick to the truth."
>                -Angela Thirkell
>     
>   "We must believe in luck.  For how else can we explain the success of 
>   those we don't like?"
>                -Jean Cocteau
>     
>   "Hollywood - a place where the inmates are in charge of the asylum."
>                -Laurence Stallings
>     
>   "One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups to a child is that
>    they have forgotten what it is like to be a child."
>                -Randall Jarrell
>     
>   "A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he's crossing a
>    one-way street."
>     
>   "The world is divided into people who do things - and people who
>    get the credit."
>                -Dwight Morrow
>     
>   "I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end."
>     
>   "The past is a foreign country - they do things differently there."
>                -L.P.Harley
>     
>    "The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible 
>    worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true."
>     
>    "So little time, so little to do."
>                -Oscar Levant
>     
>    "No man is ever old enough to know better."
>                -Holbrook Jackson
>     
>    "Old age is always 15 years older than I am."
>                -Bernard Baruch
>     
>    "Nobody really sings in an opera.  They just make loud noises.":
>                -Amelita Galli-Curei
>     
>    "Money isn't everything: usually it isn't even enough."
>                -Anonymous
>     
>    "History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have
>     exhausted all other alternatives."
>                -Abba Eban
>     
>    "History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living."
>                -Lawerence Durrell
>     
>    "Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an 
>    even smaller hole, with weapons singularly illdesigned for the
>                purpose." -Winston Churchill
>     
>    "For the female of the species is more deadly than the male."
>                -Rudyard Kipling
>     
>    "I am firm.  You are obstinate.  He is a pig-headed fool."
>                -Katherine Whitehorn
>     
>    "A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep."
>                -W.H.Auden
>     
>Editors Note:  Here a couple more of my favorites:
>     
>    I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather, 
>    not screaming in abject horror like his passengers.
>     
>   The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new 
>   discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but  "That's funny ..."
>       --  Isaac Asimov
>     
>     
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> "Attitude is contagious.  Is yours worth catching?"
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