Taking a break from writing to wallow in my role as a curmudgeon.
Don't overestimate the decency of the human race.
A pessimist is person who has to listen to too many optimists.
My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of other pessimists.
Democracy: The worship of jackals by jackasses.
If you can't say anything good about someone, sit right here by me.
--Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Early to rise and early to bed
Makes a male healthy, wealthy and dead.
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginable.
Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable.
My heart is pure as the driven slush.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
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