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The 6th Bunch
Life conspires to beat the rebel out of you.-- Alex Bogusky
What's even more difficult than failure is when you are perceived as a success, and you are failing.-- Kris Kristofferson
Just paint your pictures, boy, until you find a closed circle is better than an open line.--Ian Anderson (17)
Most revolutions finish worse than they started.--Owen Parry (Honors Kingdom)
Beginnings are sudden, but also insidious.--Margaret Atwood (The Blind Assassin)
I went to a funeral. And Lord it made me happy, seeing all those people I ain't seen since the last time somebody died.--Lyle Lovett


The 5th Bunch

Sometimes I don't speak too bright, but yet, I know what I'm talking about.--War (Why Can't We Be Friends)
We are never as modern, as far ahead of the past as we like to think we are.--Kurt Vonnegut (Mother Night)
I have learned that there is a great deal to be said for not saying a great deal.--Owen Parry (Bold Sons of Erin)
The only way you can write the truth is to assume that what you set down will never be read.--Margaret Atwood (The Blind Assassin)
Throughout history, human beings have occassionally found themselves caught between two very different ways of perceiving reality. --Jeremy Rifkin (The Hydrogen Economy)
Explanations are ineffectual as they are abundant. It is the accusations that interest the general run of mankind. --Owen Parry (Honor's Kingdom)
If you say you're going to stop procrastinating tomorrow, I think you're still actually procrastinating. --Jon Heck
Imagine a universe in which to understand anything you'd need to understand everything. --Brian Geene (The fabric of the cosmos)
Time is nature's way of keeping everything— all change, that is— from happening all at once. --John Wheeler
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. --Edward Gibbon
We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey. --Kurt Vonnegut
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. --Groucho Marx
Sometimes I wish life were like a book, so a fellow might close it when he needs a breather. --Owen Parry (Call Each River Jordan)

The 4th Bunch

The shortest distance between two points is always under construction. --Noelie Alite
The less a man possesses, the harder he fights for it.--Owen Parry (Call Each River Jordan)
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception. -- Groucho Marx
The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it. --George Bernard Shaw
Life is just a short period of time in which we are alive. --Philip Roth (American Pastoral)
Do one thing at a time and think of the remaining things left to be done as sequential, not cumulative. --Charles Frazier (Cold Mountain)

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. --Winston Churchill

The comeliest order on earth is but a heap of random sweepings. --Charles Frazier (Cold Mountain)
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go. --Oscar Wilde
We mark some days as fair, some as foul, because we do not see that the character of every day is identical. --Charles Frazier (Cold Mountain)
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. --Galileo Galilei
He was only trying to deserve the attention he had already attracted. --Arundhati Roy (The God of Small Things)
Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right. --Henry Ford
It seemed so absurd. So futile. Like polishing firewood. --Arundhati Roy (The God of Small Things)

Bunch #3

History is short. Time is linear. The sun is only a minor star. --Roger Waters
You can't stop or I will pass you. If you slow down I will out last you. But when you're down, you won't find me laughing.--Chris & Rich Robinson (Black Crows)
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.--Shakespeare
Wit is the denial of suffering.--Tom Robbins (Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates)
I know you are, but what am I.-- Pee Wee Herman
The people on the hill say I'm lazy.  But when they sleep, I sing and dance.-- Pete Townshend
It seems my four years of high school passed in the same time as the 17 years since.-- Jon Heck
While people brood, time skips ahead without looking back.--Alan Lightman (Einstein's Dreams)
And don't think it hasn't been a little slice of heaven, 'cause it hasn't.--Bugs Bunny
I took month long vacations in the stratosphere, and you know, it's really hard to hold your breath.--Bruce Springstein
There seems to be a perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.--Warren Buffett
Don't skate to the puck; skate to where the puck is going.--Wayne Gretzsky
Depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously.--Tom Robbins (Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates)
The torment of another does not lessen the hurt of our hangnail.--Owen Perry (Shadows of Glory)
If I have to explain it, then I shouldn't be playing it.--Louie Armstrong

The Second Bunch
There's nothing remarkable about it.  All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself. --Johann Sebastian Bach
He may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot but don't let that fool you.  He really is an idiot. --Groucho Marx
Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.--Mark Twain
When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.--Jonathan Swift
Life can be painless, provided that there is sufficient peacefulness for a dozen or so rituals to be repeated endlessly.--Kurt Vonnegut (Slapstick)
No normal man can very long endure another's tragedy.--Sinclair Lewis (It Can't Happen Here)
Always telling people what they're too lazy to know, it can drive you crazy. It can make you insane. --Van Morrison
History is merely a list of surprises.  It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again.  Please write that down.--Kurt Vonnegut (Slapstick)
It's a certain kind of fool that likes to hear the sound of his own name.  Particularly those that refer to themselves in the third person.--Jon Heck
If you stay up late, it starts to get early.--Joe Walsh
But why is it ... that those willing to do little themselves want the most done for others?--Owen Parry (Faded Coat of Blue)
I understand too little too late.  I realize there are things you say and do you can never take back.  But what would you be if you didn't even try?  You have to try.-- Lyle Lovett
Sometimes people come together accidentally in a way that seems to make a point.-- Ted Mooney (Singing into the Piano)
My word's but a whisper, your deafness a shout.-- Ian Anderson

The First Bunch
Only two things in life are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. --Albert Einstein
Only the mediocre are always at their best. --Jean Giraudoux
If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.--Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Strange how much you have to know before you know how little that is. --Anonymous
The threshold for insult is directly related to intelligence and confidence.-- Adapted from John Steinbeck (The Winter of our Discontent)
If you have to tell people how good you are ... then you're not good enough.--Jon Heck
I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members. --Groucho Marx
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. --Antoine de Saint Exupery
Never overestimate your own importance.  Leave that to other people. --Jon Heck
The best thing about baseball is that you can do something about yesterday tomorrow. --Manny Trillo
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. --Albert Einstein
Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research. --Wilson Mizner
It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much. --Yogi Berra
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.  But in practice, there is. --Jan LA van de Snepscheut
The average person thinks he isn't. --Father Larry Lorenzoni
Maybe not having the time to think is not having the wish to think. 
--John Steinbeck (The Winter of our Discontent)
Stop thinking science can fix anything if you give it a trillion dollars.--Kurt Vonnegut (Fates Worse than Death)
 
   
   
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