|Freebsd Fortunes: 2871 of 3566|
The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because
it isn't here.
-- Finley Peter Dunne (Mr. Dooley)
|Freebsd Fortunes: 2872 of 3566|
The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it
were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.
-- H. L. Mencken
|Freebsd Fortunes: 2873 of 3566|
The Pig, if I am not mistaken,
Gives us ham and pork and Bacon.
Let others think his heart is big,
I think it stupid of the Pig.
-- Ogden Nash
|Freebsd Fortunes: 2874 of 3566|
The pitcher wound up and he flang the ball at the batter. The batter
swang and missed. The pitcher flang the ball again and this time the
batter connected. He hit a high fly right to the center fielder. The
center fielder was all set to catch the ball, but at the last minute
his eyes were blound by the sun and he dropped it.
-- Dizzy Dean
|Freebsd Fortunes: 2875 of 3566|
The plot was designed in a light vein that somehow became varicose.
-- David Lardner
|Freebsd Fortunes: 2876 of 3566|
The polite thing to do has always been to address people as they wish
to be addressed, to treat them in a way they think dignified. But it
is equally important to accept and tolerate different standards of
courtesy, not expecting everyone else to adapt to one's own
preferences. Only then can we hope to restore the insult to its proper
social function of expressing true distaste.
-- Judith Martin, "Miss Manners' Guide to
Excruciatingly Correct Behavior"
|Freebsd Fortunes: 2877 of 3566|
"The porcupine with the sharpest quills gets stuck on a tree more
|Freebsd Fortunes: 2878 of 3566|
The Preacher, the Politician, the Teacher,
Were each of them once a kiddie.
A child, indeed, is a wonderful creature.
Do I want one? God Forbiddie!
-- Ogden Nash
|Freebsd Fortunes: 2879 of 3566|
The President publicly apologized today to all those offended by his
brother's remark, "There's more Arabs in this country than there is
Jews!". Those offended include Arabs, Jews, and English teachers.
-- Baltimore, Channel 11 News, on Jimmy Carter
|Freebsd Fortunes: 2880 of 3566|
The price of seeking to force our beliefs on others is that someday
they might force their beliefs on us.
-- Mario Cuomo