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Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open.

Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open.

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Vice is such a hideous creature, that the more you see of it the better you like it.

Vice is such a hideous creature, that the more you see of it the better you like it.

by Finley Peter Dunne Found in: Vices Quotes,
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A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of read more

A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.

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The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married.

The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married.

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High finance isn't burglary or obtaining money by false pretenses, but rather a judicious selection from the best features of read more

High finance isn't burglary or obtaining money by false pretenses, but rather a judicious selection from the best features of those fine arts.

by Finley Peter Dunne Found in: Finance Quotes,
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The past always looks better than it was because it isn't here.

The past always looks better than it was because it isn't here.

by Finley Peter Dunne Found in: History Quotes,
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The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better--it is just turning around as usual.

The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better--it is just turning around as usual.

by Finley Peter Dunne Found in: World Quotes,
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The past always looks better than it was; it's only pleasant because it isn't here.

The past always looks better than it was; it's only pleasant because it isn't here.

by Finley Peter Dunne Found in: Past Quotes,
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A man that would expect to train lobsters to fly in a year is called a lunatic; but a man read more

A man that would expect to train lobsters to fly in a year is called a lunatic; but a man that thinks men can be turned into angels by an election is a reformer and remains at large.

by Finley Peter Dunne Found in: Society Quotes,
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An appeal is when ye ask wan court to show its contempt for another court.

An appeal is when ye ask wan court to show its contempt for another court.

by Finley Peter Dunne Found in: Law Quotes,
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