October '98 Epigrams of the Day

Express yourself of course, but do it C.O.D.

Initiative is wopping the Opposition on the Cabeza, and following through with another to his Adam's Apple, before he gets set!

Hardship consists in thinking Hardship.

Only small fish travel in shoals.

Seek and ye shall find. Knock and nothing shall be opened to you.

The people who are not up on a thing are usually down on it.

Fear is a ptomaine, but love is a panacea.

Men in gym suits are all on an equality.

Abolish fear and you can accomplish whatever you wish.

If you want a thing done well, take it to a busy man.

Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.

Some people get results if kindly encouraged - but give me the man who can do things in spite of Hell!

Honors are pleasant, but revenues are necessary.

With some folks economy is going without things they want, in order to save money to buy things they do not need.

Who are the half-baked? Oh the others, the others, the others!

We live in a crazy old world, round like an orange, and slightly stupid at the polls.

When things get bad enough they tend to cure themselves.

Send me where bright men and women dwell.

Nature is as prodigal of man as she is with the spores of the mushroom or the winged seeds of a maple. In her desire to make one man she produces a million boobs.

Blessed are the belliakers, for they shall receive absent treatment.

The man with educated bowels will eclipse the man with educated brains. However, you should have both.

A man of character and energy, who expects to be something worth while in this life, leaves the future world to take care of itself, and is active and useful in this.

No one has been benefited in the slightest degree by the Trust-Busters, except the Lawyers.

That one is born every minute is a conservative estimate.

The man that can smile at his defeat has won.

There is in the human heart a certain way of holding the Diogenes lantern by which may be met a man.

If you want something done, ask the busy man!

Those who can, do; those who cannot, organize a class and show others how.

"Vengeance is mine," saith the Lord and others. The others think the Lord needs an instrument, and they volunteer to be it.

It is man who sanctifies a place and it is work that sanctifies the man.

The graveyards are full of people the world could not do without.

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