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“It’s the Bill of Rights, not the Bill of Needs.”

posted at 7:30 pm
on Jul. 31, 2004

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“Wheeeeeeeee!”

posted at 3:11 am
on Jul. 31, 2004

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“Casual sex? What are you talking about? This is my best suit!”

posted at 3:09 am
on Jul. 31, 2004

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“Vancouver’s like Honolulu surrounded by Honduras.”

posted at 2:34 am
on Jul. 30, 2004

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“How Are We Going to Get These Dogs Back In?”

posted at 4:44 pm
on Jul. 29, 2004

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“...there is no way in the world that anyone could hypnotize or brainwash a thousand people at one time into committing suicide. ... Any pastor of any church will tell you it’s hard to get even a few people in the church to diligently sweep the sidewalk or mow the lawn, let alone get them to agree to kill themselves.”

posted at 9:45 am
on Jul. 29, 2004

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“Make yourself at home.  TV—there’s the On switch.”

posted at 9:35 am
on Jul. 29, 2004

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“An impetuous microphone grabber told the assembled, ‘Billy and Gary have been together for 27 years—now they’re getting married. I’m not sure that if I had just been living with Arlene for 27 years, we’d be exchanging vows now.’ “

posted at 6:13 pm
on Jul. 19, 2004

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“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.”

posted at 8:18 pm
on Jul. 18, 2004

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“Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.”

posted at 7:03 pm
on Jul. 18, 2004

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“Tucker’s bills itself as ‘Home of the Stuffed Deep-Fried Burger,’ and features specialties including the Big Tuck: ground beef stuffed with pepper Jack and American cheeses and bacon, then topped with barbecue sauce and cheddar cheese.”

posted at 1:27 pm
on Jul. 14, 2004

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“So, this sandwich walks into a bar. The bartender looks over and says ‘I’m sorry, but we don’t serve food.” (Share your favorite short joke here)”

posted at 1:27 am
on Jul. 12, 2004

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“It’s like ‘The Swan’ but better. We’d convert poor black women into old white guys. It’s the ultimate reality TV makeover show.”

posted at 4:15 am
on Jul. 10, 2004

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“There is no packaging on websites.”

posted at 6:54 pm
on Jul. 9, 2004

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“Margaritomancy is divination by pearls.”

posted at 10:22 pm
on Jul. 8, 2004

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“nep is bound by the wto.” “nep is not a replacement for prescribed drugs or therapy.” “nep is.”

posted at 1:04 pm
on Jul. 8, 2004

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“I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone.”

posted at 12:40 pm
on Jul. 5, 2004

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“The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest.”

posted at 12:26 pm
on Jul. 5, 2004

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“Fire-walkers get cold feet”

posted at 12:59 am
on Jul. 5, 2004

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“I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all.”

posted at 1:11 am
on Jul. 4, 2004

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“It is strangely absurd to suppose that a million of human beings, collected together, are not under the same moral laws which bind each of them separately.”

posted at 1:04 am
on Jul. 4, 2004

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“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”

posted at 1:03 am
on Jul. 4, 2004

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“A wise man cannot be insulted. If the insult has no meaning, he ignores it. If the insult does have meaning, he deserves it.”

posted at 2:43 am
on Jul. 3, 2004

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“I sat down in an armchair in Los Angeles when I was 23, and when I got up I was 61.”

posted at 6:52 pm
on Jul. 1, 2004

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“Only you can decide what is important to you.”

posted at 6:11 pm
on Jul. 1, 2004

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” “[James Joyce’s] Ulysses is a hardcover bounded knife in the face.”

posted at 5:32 pm
on Jul. 1, 2004

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“The new industry standard is to give credit where credit is due, either by writing the attribution into the story or with credit lines at the end. It was Uli Schmetzer’s misfortune to be an old-school journalist caught in the toils of this change.”

posted at 1:09 pm
on Jul. 1, 2004

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