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361 Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
Voltaire
362 Confidence comes from not always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.
Peter McIntyre
363 The only difference between graffiti and philosophy is the word "fuck."
(unknown)
364 The modern habit of saying, "Every man has a different philosophy; this is my philosophy and it suits me" - the habit of saying this is mere weak mindedness. A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
365 Did it ever occur to you that nothing occurs to God?
(unknown)
366 The truth has a million faces, but there is only one truth.
Hermann Hesse
367 The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
Henny Youngman
368 We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.
Ovid
369 Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Voltaire
370 Birth and ancestry, and that which we have not ourselves achieved, we can scarcely call our own.
Ovid
371 Who would have known of Hector, if Troy had been happy? The road to valor is built by adversity.
Ovid
372 Marriage changes passion . . . suddenly you're in bed with a relative.
(unknown)
373 The moving finger writes; and having writ, moves on: nor all thy piety nor wit shall lure it back to cancel half a line; nor all thy tears, wash out a word of it.
Omar Khayyam
374 If you want to hide your face, walk naked.
(unknown)
375 There are many good people who are beneficially stimulated by some, but not all, manmade arrangements of colors and shapes on flat surfaces, essentially nonsense.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
376 Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
Robert Green Ingersoll
377 He was a wise man who originated the idea of gods.
Euripides
378 Stupid ideas seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.
(unknown)
379 Your work is both true and original. Unfortunately, the parts that are true are not original, and the parts that are original are not true.
Edgar Allan Poe
380 The christian religion is a parody on the worship of the Sun, in which they put a man whom they call Christ, in the place of the Sun, and pay him the same adoration which was originally paid to the Sun.
Thomas Paine

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