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We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect
their good judgement.
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We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are
free from great ones.
-- La Rouchefoucauld
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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"
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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.
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We seldom repent talking too little, but very often talking too much.
-- Jean de la Bruyere
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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:
Excited about life's journey No concept of reality
Spiritually evolved Oversensitive
Soulful Quiet manic-depressive
Poet Boring manic-depressive
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
Aging child Self-centered adult
Youthful Over 40 and trying to deny it
Good sense of humor Watches a lot of television