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Happiness at age ten was finding an empty six pack of returnable Coke bottles. The poor kids these days will never know that they missed, which is why we have a generation gap. - Richard N. Farmer
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away. - Henry David Thoreau
In science it often happens that scientists say, You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken, and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion. - Carl Sagan
It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. - Thomas Jefferson
Snacktrek: The peculiar habit, when searching for a snack, of constantly returning to the refrigerator in hopes that something new will have materialized. - Rich Hall, Sniglets
The persons hardest to convince they're at the retirement age are children at bedtime. - Shannon Fife
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. - Martin Luther
I don't know any parents that look into the eyes of a newborn baby and say, How can we screw this kid up. - Russell Bishop
It's frightening to think that you mark your children merely by being yourself. It seems unfair. You can't assume the responsibility for everything you do - or don't do. - Simone De Beauvoir
Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. - Calvin And Hobbes