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The trouble with people is not that they dont know but that they know so much that aint so.


Josh Billings

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That's SHIT!

How do you remove it?
You just put it inside the trash, easy as that.
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was a conditional offer So we dont deal with that.
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Turns out they were so excited the instrument worked that they forgot to let me know.
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People do not care how much you know until they know how much you care.
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People do not care how much you know, till they know how much you care!
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Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well
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Newfoundland dogs are good to save children from drowning, but you must have a pond of water handy a...
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I've never known a person who lives to 110 who is remarkable for anything else.
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Credit is like chastity, they can both stand temptation better than suspicion
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Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawf...
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If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
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Success does not consist in never making blunders, but in never making the same one a second time.
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Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
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There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't...
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The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear
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My advice to those who are about to begin, in earnest, the journey of life, is to take their heart i...
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It isn't so much trouble to get rich as it is to tell when we have got rich.
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The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travelers pay the expense of it.
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To bring up a child in the way he should go - travel that way yourself.
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The man who ain't got an enemy is really poor
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If a man is right, he can't be too radical; if he is wrong, he can't be too conservative.
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There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
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Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
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As a general thing, when the woman wears the pants in the family, she has a good right to them.
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I honestly believe it is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
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The trouble with most folks ain't so much their ignorance as knowing so many things that ain't so.
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Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool.
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A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to fit the plug.
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Don't put off till tomorrow what can be enjoyed today.
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Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.
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About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgme...
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Remember the poor, it costs nothing.
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I am a poor man, but I have this consolation: I am poor by accident, not by design.
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If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy ...
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There's lots of people who spend so much time watching their health, they haven't got time to enjoy ...
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There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
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It is a statistical fact that the wicked work harder to reach hell than the righteous do to enter he...
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Never run into debt, not if you can find anything else to run into.
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I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am ...
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There is a significant Latin proverb; to wit: Who will guard the guards?
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