id661-Some Esoteric & Eclectic Quotes for your Superior Christmas Crackers!!

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Fun!

Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.

-- Robert Anthony

We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.

--A comment about the Beatles made by Decca Records

In America , anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take.

--Adlai Stevenson

Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?

--Spoken by the founder of Warner Brothers Studios

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

-- Sir Winston Churchill

The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.

-- Clarence Darrow

A scout troop consists of twelve little kids dressed like schmucks following a big schmuck dressed like a kid.

-- Jack Benny

Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right.

-- Henry Ford

Few things are harder to put up with than a good example.

-- Mark Twain

Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.

-- George Burns

If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance.

-- George Bernard Shaw

Don't be so humble - you are not that great.

-- A remark by Golda Meir to a visiting diplomat

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

-- Napoleon Bonaparte

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.

-- Aristotle Onassis

In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.

-- Charlie Brown

If you are going through hell, keep going.

-- Sir Winston Churchill

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.

-- Bertrand Russell

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

-- John F. Kennedy

The cynics are right nine times out of ten.

-- Henry Louis Mencken

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.

-- Carl Sagan

The nice thing about being a celebrity is that if you bore people, they think it's their fault.

-- Henry Kissinger

Always do right- this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

-- Mark Twain

The nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people.

-- Lucille S. Harper

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