The mellow sweetness of pumpkin pie off a prison spoon is something you will never forget.
—Mitchell Burgess, Northern Exposure, Thanksgiving, 1992
Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of witnesses.
Criminal: A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
This is the spot where we can share those eye-catching, thought-provoking slogans we find on T-shirts, pins, and apparel.
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Confidence is positive and empowering, but arrogance is deadly. Be confident, but not at the expense of your respect for others. Don’t burn up all your energy proving how great you are. Invest your time and energy being thoughtful and helpful. —Ralph Marston
Expecting life to treat you right because you are a good person, is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.
—Shari R. Barr
There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less. —G.K. Chesterton
The great nonhuman world, which exists simultaneously within us and without, is governed by its own divine laws—laws which we are free to obey or disobey. Obedience leads to liberation; disobedience, to a deeper enslavement to misery and evil, to a prolongation of our existence in the likeness of angry apes. Human history is a record of the conflict between two forces—on the one hand, the silly and criminal presumption that makes man ignorant of his glassy essence; on the other, the recognition that, unless he lives in conformity with the greater cosmos, he himself is utterly evil and his world a nightmare.
This plan to mint a glass coin did not happen.
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