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Fortune: 1088 - 1097 of 1231 from Linux People

Linux People:  1088 of 1231

We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect
their good judgement.
 
Linux People:  1089 of 1231

We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are
free from great ones.
                -- La Rouchefoucauld
 
Linux People:  1090 of 1231

We prefer to believe that the absence of inverted commas guarantees the
originality of a thought, whereas it may be merely that the utterer has
forgotten its source.
                -- Clifton Fadiman, "Any Number Can Play"
 
Linux People:  1091 of 1231

We prefer to speak evil of ourselves rather than not speak of ourselves at all.
 
Linux People:  1092 of 1231

We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.
 
Linux People:  1093 of 1231

We read to say that we have read.
 
Linux People:  1094 of 1231

We really don't have any enemies.  It's just that some of our best
friends are trying to kill us.
 
Linux People:  1095 of 1231

We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
                -- Thucydides
 
Linux People:  1096 of 1231

We seldom repent talking too little, but very often talking too much.
                -- Jean de la Bruyere
 
Linux People:  1097 of 1231

We thrive on euphemism.  We call multi-megaton bombs "Peace-keepers", closet
size apartments "efficient" and incomprehensible artworks "innovative".  In
fact, "euphemism" has become a euphemism for "bald-faced lie".  And now, here
are the euphemisms so colorfully employed in Personal Ads:

EUPHEMISM                       REALITY
-------------------             -------------------------
Excited about life's journey    No concept of reality
Spiritually evolved             Oversensitive
Moody                           Manic-depressive
Soulful                         Quiet manic-depressive
Poet                            Boring manic-depressive
Sultry/Sensual                  Easy
Uninhibited                     Lacking basic social skills
Unaffected and earthy           Slob and lacking basic social skills
Irreverent                      Nasty and lacking basic social skills
Very human                      Quasimodo's best friend
Swarthy                         Sweaty even when cold or standing still
Spontaneous/Eclectic            Scatterbrained
Flexible                        Desperate
Aging child                     Self-centered adult
Youthful                        Over 40 and trying to deny it
Good sense of humor             Watches a lot of television
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