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There are two perfect men one dead, and the other unborn. - Chinese Proverb
Hello, everybody. Welcome to Kiner`s Corner. This is....uh. I`m...uhRalph Kiner - Ralph Kiner
Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact. - Lyndon B. Johnson
The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly. - Corra Harris
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars. - Henry Van Dyke
You know something that would really make me applaud A guy gets stuck in quicksand, then sinks, then suddenly comes shooting out, riding on water skis How do they do that - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. - Frederick Douglas
Today`s family is built like a pyramid with all the intrafamilial rivalries, tensions, jealousies, angers, hatreds, loves and needs focused on the untrained, vulnerable, insecure, young, inexperienced and incompetent parental apex ... about whose incompetence our vaunted educational system does nothing. - Lawrence Kubie
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition. - Alexander Smith
Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child`s eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below. - George Orwell
Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something. - Gertrude Stein
Live always in the best company when you read. - Sydney Smith
A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. - William Arthur Ward
I`ve had enough success for two lifetimes, My success is talent put together with hard work and luck. - Kareem Abdul-Jabar
I know that every good and excellent thing in the world stands moment by moment on the razor-edge of danger and must be fought for... - Thornton Wilder
Friends are relatives you make for yourself. - Eustache Descamps
To fight fear, act. To increase fear--wait, put off postpone. - David Joseph Schwartz
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. - Socrates
You are what your deep driving desire is As your deep driving desire is, so is your will As your will is so is your deed As your deed is so is your destiny. - Maitri Upanishads
Follow your inclinations with due regard to the policeman round the corner. - W. Somerset Maugham
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future. - Leonard Bernstein
The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make. - Dan Quayle
I find that we all get more legendary as time goes by. `Legend` means, basically, `bullshit.` - Joel Rosenberg
There is no den in the wide world to hide a rogue. Commit a crime and the earth is made of glass. Commit a crime, and it seems as if a coat of snow fell on the ground, such as reveals in the woods the track of every partridge, and fox, and squirrel. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am not dying, not anymore than any of us are at any moment. We run, hopefully as fast as we can, and then everyone must stop. We can only choose how we handle the race. - Hugh Elliott
How far would have Moses gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt - Harry S Truman
The real object of those who resorted to Secession, as well as those who sustained it, was not to overthrow the Government of the United States but to perpetuate the principles upon which it was founded. The object in quitting the Union was not to destroy, but to save the principles of the Constitution. - Alexander Hamilton Stephens
But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. - George Gordon Byron
Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart. - Victor Hugo
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt
Jerry I will not rest until I have you holding a Coke, wearing your own shoe, playing a Sega game *featuring you*, while singing your own song in a new commercial, *starring you*, broadcast during the Superbowl, in a game that you are winning, and I will not *sleep* until that happens. - Jerry Maguire
Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people. - George Herbert Walker Bush
Patterning your life around other`s opinions is nothing more than slavery. - Lawana Blackwell
And it came to me, and I knew what I had to have before my soul would rest. I wanted to belong-to belong to my mother. And in return-I wanted my mother to belong to me. - Gloria Vanderbilt
There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty. - Joseph Addison
The reverse side also has a reverse side. - Japanese Proverb
History`s lessons are no more enlightening than the wisdom of those who interpret them. - David Schoenbrun
Love is like a violin. The music may stop now and then, but the strings remain forever. - June Masters Bacher
Communism is like one big phone company. - Lenny Bruce
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. - William Faulkner
Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways. - Samuel McChord Crothers
It`s hard to take over the world when you sleep 20 hours a day. - Darby Conley
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Greater is our terror of the unknown. - Titus Livius
It`s not that I`m afraid to die, I just don`t want to be there when it happens. - Mark Twain
If writers were good businessmen, they`d have too much sense to be writers. - Irvin S. Cobb
Do not condemn the judgement of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong. - Dandemis
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. - Benjamin Disraeli
Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it. - Mark Twain
I do not mean to suggest that our handsome, newly enlarged library is to be a headquarters of busy bookworms, old and young, routinely absorbing knowledge by the hour while birds sing outside and the Mets fight it out for last place in the National League. On the contrary, a good library is a joyful place where the imagination roams free, and life is actively enriched. - John K. Hutchens
Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies. - Romare Beardon
Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold. - Leo Tolstoy
Never advise anyone to go to war or to marry. - Danish proverb
Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty. - Samuel Adams
The Congress will push me to raise taxes, and I`ll say no, and they`ll push and I`ll say no, and they`ll push again. And all I can say to them is read my lips No New Taxes. - George Herbert Walker Bush
Three things in human life are important the first is to be kind the second is to be kind and the third is to be kind. - Henry James
He who has injured thee was stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him if stronger, spare thyself. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character. - Oscar Levant
You need more fact in the dangerous art of giving presents than in any other social action. - William Bolitho
Habit with him was all the test of truth, It must be right I`ve done it from my youth. - George Crabbe
Complaining is good for you as long as you`re not complaining to the person you`re complaining about. - Lynn Johnston
Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve. - Joan Borysenko
God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me. - Thomas Huxley
My loathings are simple stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. - Benjamin Franklin
Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all. - Saint Augustine
Money can`t buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy. - Spike Milligan
If you don`t appreciate it, you don`t deserve it. - Terry Josephson
Then join hand in hand, brave Americans allBy uniting we stand, by dividing we fall. - John Dickinson
Truth is generally kindness, but where the two diverge and collide, kindness should override truth. - Samuel Butler
The wise man always throws himself on the side of his assailants. It is more his interest than it is theirs to find his weak point. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man`s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
He knows nothing and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. - Sir Walter Besant
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. - Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
The artist is a recepticle for the emotions that come from all over the place from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider`s web. - Pablo Picasso
Life is playfulness... we need to play so that we can rediscover the magical around us. - Flora Colao
Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation. - Francis Bacon
Weekends are a bit like rainbows they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them. - John Shirley
He used to say that it was better to have one friend of great value than many friends who were good for nothing. - Laertius Diogenes
If you ever discover that what you`re seeing is a play within a play, just slow down, take a deep breath, and hold on for the ride of your life. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Here`s a suggestion for a new animal, if some new ones get created or evolve something that stings you, then laughs at you. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
An honest man`s word is as good as his bond. - Miguel de Cervantes
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. - Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
If a man cannot be a Christian in the place he is, he cannot be a Christian anywhere. - Henry Ward Beecher
Without trust, words become the hollow sound of a wooden gong. With trust, words become life itself. - John Harold
One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know. - John Kenneth Galbraith
The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem. - Milton Friedman
People change and forget to tell eachother. - Lillian Hellman
No, Ernest, don`t talk about action. It is the last resource of those who know not how to dream. - Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
Sometimes I think the world has gone completely mad. And then I think, `Aw, who cares` And then I think, `Hey, what`s for supper` - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
What a piece of work is a man how noble in reason how infinite in faculty in form and moving how express and admirable in action how like an angel in apprehension how like a god - William Shakespeare
What we call results are beginnings. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal. - Hellen Keller
The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy. - Florence Shinn
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery. - H. G. Wells
Basic research is what I am doing when I don`t know what I am doing. - Wernher von Braun
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. - John F. Kennedy
If a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand. - Mark
Fanatic. One who can`t change his mind and won`t change the subject. - Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill