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We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can’t agree on when it’s necessary to compromise.

— Larry Wall (via)  <link>

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.

— Steven Wright  <link>

Americans are getting stronger. Twenty years ago, it took two people to carry ten dollars worth of groceries. Today, a five-year-old can do it.

— Henny Youngman, 1906-1998, comedian  <link>

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

— William James  <link>

The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected.

— G.K. Chesterton  <link>

Think you have a hard job? What about the guy whose job it is to put the whoop-ass INTO the can in the first place??

— Author unknown  <link>

I’ve never seen a monument erected to a pessimist.

— Paul Harvey  <link>

I don’t make New Year resolutions because I am never in sync with the calendar. I make January 7th resolutions.

— CowPi  <link>

When there is an elephant in the room, introduce it.

— Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture  <link>

There are two kinds of friends in the world: the ones who help you up when you’ve passed out in a bar and call a cab and the ones that take “funny” pictures of you.

— Author unknown [via]  <link>

My mother didn’t realize that teaching me to fight, shoot, and play pool made it hard to find a boyfriend without tattoos.

— Author unknown [via]  <link>

As I was washing my hands, I noticed the lack of urinals along the wall and realized I had made this mistake twice in the same day.

— Author unknown [via]  <link>