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361 Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Voltaire
362 Birth and ancestry, and that which we have not ourselves achieved, we can scarcely call our own.
Ovid
363 Who would have known of Hector, if Troy had been happy? The road to valor is built by adversity.
Ovid
364 Marriage changes passion . . . suddenly you're in bed with a relative.
(unknown)
365 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
366 If you want to hide your face, walk naked.
(unknown)
367 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.
368 Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
Robert Green Ingersoll
369 He was a wise man who originated the idea of gods.
Euripides
370 Stupid ideas seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.
(unknown)
371 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
372 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
373 To know recursion, you must first know recursion.
(unknown)
374 Never argue with an idiot. They'll bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.
(unknown)
375 Life is complex: it has real and imaginary parts.
(unknown)
376 Imagine the silence if everyone said only what they know.
(unknown)
377 The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.
Benjamin Disraeli
378 A vase gives form to the void, and music to silence.
Georges Braque
379 An authority is anyone who guessed right more than once.
(unknown)

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