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So They Say

Posted on May 1, 2016 at 5:30 PM


So They Say


Which is more dangerous: fanaticism or atheism? Fanaticism is certainly a thousand times more deadly; for atheism inspires no bloody passion whereas fanaticism does; atheism is opposed to crime, and fanaticism causes crimes to be committed.

-- Voltaire

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Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.

-- Clarence Darrow

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The idea that God is an oversized white male with a flowing beard who sits in the sky and tallies the fall of every sparrow is ludicrous. But if by "God" one means the set of physical laws that govern the universe, then clearly there is such a God. This God is emotionally unsatisfying. It does not make much sense to pray to the law of gravity.

-- Carl Sagan

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Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

-- author unknown

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Tattoos are like marriage. It’s a lifelong commitment, it hurts like hell, and the color fades over time.

- Terri Gillemets

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I'm completely in favor of the separation of church and state. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.

- George Carlin

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A superior pilot uses his superior judgment to avoid situations that require the use of his superior skill.

- aviation proverb

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A child tells in the street what its father and mother say at home.

– the Talmud

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The liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them.

- Lenny Bruce

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God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.

– Jacques Deval

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Researchers at Harvard say that taking a power nap for an hour in the afternoon can totally refresh you. They say that by the time you wake up you'll feel so good, you'll be able to start looking for a new job.

- Jay Leno

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A university is a place where [liberal] parents pay six figures to teach their kids to scream "shut up!" at challenging ideas.

-- John Hayward

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What did the buffalo say to his eldest son when he went away to college?

Bison

-- author wishes to remain anonymous

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You don’t have to teach people to be human. You have to teach them how to stop being inhuman.

- Eldridge Cleaver

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He who walks with head in clouds steps in shit.

-- denfucius

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There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.

- Maya Angelou

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In the age of acorns, before the times of Ceres, a single barleycorn had been of more value to mankind than all the diamonds of the mines of India.

- Henry Brooke

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Young people have exalted notions, because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations; moreover, their hopeful disposition make them think themselves equal to great things.

– Aristotle

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May is, so far, definitely warmer than April, which was warmer overall than March, which was warmer overall than the previous three months. And there you have it. Rock solid, undeniable scientific proof of global warming.

-- unknown

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When I was born I was so surprised I didn’t talk for a year and a half.

– Gracie Allen

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Maybe a person’s time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.

– Frank A Clark

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Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.

-- John Ciardi

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They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.

– Clint Eastwood

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I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls, and they say, "Because it's such a beautiful animal." There you go. Well, I think my mother's attractive, but I have photographs of her.

- Ellen DeGeneres

 


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