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#701:There is very little "clean" wealth. It's almost always made on the backs of others. You become rich by making others poor.
— Tue Jun 16 2009 11:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#702:The most dangerous drivers on the road are the young. The next most dangerous are the elderly. Both overestimate their abilities.
— Tue Jun 16 2009 14:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#703:"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein, via @linkibol
— Tue Jun 16 2009 14:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#704:“The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well.” - Joe Ancis, via @linkibol
— Tue Jun 16 2009 14:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#705:"Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly." - Anonymous
— Tue Jun 16 2009 14:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#706:Most people decry the idea of censorship but practice it themselves when their own investments are at risk.
— Tue Jun 16 2009 14:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#707:Product acquisition is often the easy part. Product disposal can be far more challenging.
— Tue Jun 16 2009 16:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#708:Couples can fight over money, but they can fight just as viciously over what to get rid of. "You can't throw that away!"
— Tue Jun 16 2009 16:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#709:Young people are usually terrified of all their freedom and are desperate to make it go away as quickly as possible.
— Tue Jun 16 2009 16:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#710:A natural corollary of freedom is loneliness.
— Tue Jun 16 2009 16:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#711:When buying a product, people see only the purchase price. They fail to consider the cost of maintenance, storage, protection and disposal.
— Tue Jun 16 2009 17:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#712:The world cannot be saved virtually. Non-virtual intervention will be required.
— Wed Jun 17 2009 07:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#713:"Write what you love, but don't be in love with what you write." @genebrady
— Wed Jun 17 2009 08:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#714:No matter what you read on the internet about reality, you have to experience it non-virtually to know what it's all about.
— Wed Jun 17 2009 08:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#715:Frito Lay is doing its part to help the unemployed by offering 20% more in specially marked packages of its snack food products. How noble!
— Wed Jun 17 2009 08:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#716:Real estate is so 20th Century. It's totally unnecessary in the 21st.
— Wed Jun 17 2009 15:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#717:In New York City, all the public schools are numbered. (Just passed PS212.) Helps prepare kids for society - as small cogs in a big machine.
— Wed Jun 17 2009 16:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#718:Now installed in a hostel in Athens, much better than its reviews suggest. http://bit.ly/BUqle - I can WiFi in my bunk!
— Thu Jun 18 2009 09:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#719:Apart from slight differences in hair color, the population of one European city looks pretty much like any other.
— Thu Jun 18 2009 09:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#720:In Greece, I find I am TALL compared to the general population, whereas I am medium height back home.
— Thu Jun 18 2009 09:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#721:English is ubiquitous in Athens. It is the second language on most public signs, and most company names are in the roman alphabet.
— Thu Jun 18 2009 09:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#722:The Greek alphabet looks daunting at first, but you figure it out quickly. Each character corresponds to one in English.
— Thu Jun 18 2009 09:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#723:Athens is just crawling with Greeks, most of them not ancient.
— Thu Jun 18 2009 11:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#724:Friend me on Facebook for access to my latest travel photos. http://bit.ly/19nFcE
— Thu Jun 18 2009 11:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#725:Here are my photos taken today at the ACROPOLIS in Athens, Greece. http://bit.ly/WPYTu - Old stuff, mainly.
— Thu Jun 18 2009 21:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#726:If we flew routinely into space, most people would still prefer an aisle seat with easy rest room access instead of a window.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 00:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#727:High Definition only makes my hatred of television more refined. What a life waster!
— Fri Jun 19 2009 02:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#728:The sit-com is the lowest form of entertainment, competing with pornography for brainlessness.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 03:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#729:I can think of no more humiliating career than "Actor". What dignity is there in pretending to be someone else?
— Fri Jun 19 2009 05:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#730:Love can be wonderful at first, but we expect too much of it. It can't usually survive the weight of all we ask it to do.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 09:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#731:After 24 hours in Athens, I have yet to find a single chain restaurant (McDonalds, etc). What kind of Commie place is this? HOW WILL I EAT?
— Fri Jun 19 2009 09:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#732:The temptation of love is to use it as a substitute for finding our own individual identity.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 09:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#733:Instead of feeding bread crumbs to the pigeons, I throw a whole piece of bread and watch 'em fight it out. (In a park in Athens)
— Fri Jun 19 2009 11:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#734:There's a complex pecking order (sic!) among the pigeons and way too much strutting and posturing.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 11:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#735:Some pigeons get so jealeous about guarding their bread, they chase away one intruder thereby by losing the bread to others.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 11:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#736:It's all about the bread, Dude, not about your place in society!
— Fri Jun 19 2009 11:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#737:Just had a "high density protein shake" (aka "milk"). A handy survival food. If it's enough to sustain a calf, it's good enough for me!
— Fri Jun 19 2009 11:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#738:I'm wandering aimlessly through the streets of Athens, truly without a goal.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 11:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#739:Now heading to the sea (Aegean).
— Fri Jun 19 2009 12:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#740:The graffiti in Athens is so charming. It's in GREEK. And very colorful. And covering everything.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 13:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#741:Found it: the Sea (Aegean). This is a good place for - um - beachcombing.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 13:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#742:Ah, relief! Found a big Carrefour supermarket near Piraeus. I can eat again!
— Fri Jun 19 2009 16:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#743:At every European hostel, a hyper-verbal Valley Girl, Bluetooth in ear, is relaying every excruciating detail of her trip to her parents.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 19:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#744:My photos from today's visit to the ATHENS WATERFRONT http://bit.ly/aVel0 - It's good for beachcombing!
— Fri Jun 19 2009 23:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#745:Money is poison to truth. In every field, you eventually have to choose between one or the other.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 00:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#746:Everything "good" also has its dark side. If you can't see it, then you haven't grasped the whole picture.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 01:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#747:I'm off to my first Greek island: Aegina, about an hour's hydrofoil ride from Athens. It's "proof of concept" trip.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 07:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#748:Whenever you hear the term "zero tolerance" there is usually an asshole behind it.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 08:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#749:In the Mediterranean, there is very little difference between "indoors" and "outdoors".
— Sat Jun 20 2009 08:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#750:Graffiti may be the purest form of art, done without hope of monetary gain or fame beyond an inner circle.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 08:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#751:Athens is CHEAP! €1 to go anywhere on the Metro. €13 for a hostel bed. €0 for graffiti.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 09:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#752:I'm sitting on the dock in Aegina, feasting on Gummi Bears.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 10:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#753:There is liability in giving advice: You're responsible if someone follows it and gets in trouble.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 13:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#754:Okay, I've tired of Aegina already. My camera loved it but needs a nap. Back to Athens.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 13:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#755:You can't impose advice on others. The best kind is when they ask questions and you answer, then you know they they are ready for it.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 13:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#756:If you sold you're soul to the Devil, you could go into advertising!
— Sat Jun 20 2009 13:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#757:Storm coming! The Aegean is angry!
— Sat Jun 20 2009 13:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#758:An Egyptian guy on the dock is selling genuine Prada, Ray-Ban and Rollex merchandise for a steal! Don't know how he does it.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 14:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#759:I still haven't forgiven those French bastards for what they did to MY PEOPLE back in 1066. An act of pure aggression we shall never forget!
— Sat Jun 20 2009 16:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#760:Photos from my visit today to AEGINA, an island near Athens. http://bit.ly/TPwFr - Baby's first Greek island.
— Sat Jun 20 2009 20:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#761:In practice, "owning your own business" usually means "owning your own prison."
— Sun Jun 21 2009 06:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#762:"Wealth is the ability to fully experience life." - Henry David Thoreau
- #existentialism — Sun Jun 21 2009 06:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#763:“It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.” - Henry David Thoreau
— Sun Jun 21 2009 06:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#764:“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” - Henry David Thoreau
- #existentialism — Sun Jun 21 2009 06:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#765:When you're paying €13 for a hostel bed, it's pompous to ask to see the room first.
— Sun Jun 21 2009 07:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#766:Freedom is your ability to adapt to unexpected changes in yourself and the world around you.
— Sun Jun 21 2009 10:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#767:I have just released a new Homeless by Choice blog entry on DISPOSABLE CLOTHING. http://bit.ly/jtdld - Buy it, use it, throw it away!
— Sun Jun 21 2009 14:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#768:I'm in a square in front of the Greek Parliament listening to a full orchestra play the greatest hits of The Beatles. Very cool!
— Sun Jun 21 2009 18:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#769:Music isn't just music. It's our worldwide religion!
— Sun Jun 21 2009 19:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#770:2000 Greeks singing a Beatles song in unison.
— Sun Jun 21 2009 19:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#771:Fatalism is a self-fulfilling prophesy.
— Sun Jun 21 2009 22:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#772:The usual penalty for mistakes in life is some form of imprisonment.
- #existentialism — Sun Jun 21 2009 22:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#773:Maturity is when you learn to not take things on faith but understand them instead.
— Sun Jun 21 2009 22:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#774:In childhood, there was someone looking out for us. In adulthood there isn't. It's a difficult and painful transition.
— Sun Jun 21 2009 22:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#775:On every planet in the universe there are mathematical constants like Pi and existential ones like freedom, death and regret.
— Sun Jun 21 2009 23:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#776:The most important lesson you learn in foreign countries is what things are universal.
— Sun Jun 21 2009 23:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#777:To walk down the street of any busy city is to witness 10,000 forms of human slavery.
— Mon Jun 22 2009 04:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#778:Once you see what is really going on in the world around you, life becomes bittersweet. There is no simple happiness.
- #existentialism — Mon Jun 22 2009 05:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#779:Some Greek ladies try to be blonde, but it's a difficult and expensive undertaking. Just be who you are!
— Mon Jun 22 2009 05:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#780:I just spent 4 days in Athens for €140 - for EVERYTHING: food, lodging ground transportation. Thank hostels and public transit.
— Mon Jun 22 2009 06:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#781:How much does new technology actually improve our lives vs just complicating things or undoing the damage of past technology?
— Mon Jun 22 2009 21:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#782:Just because a little of something makes you happy doesn't mean a LOT of the same thing will make you MORE happy.
— Mon Jun 22 2009 22:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#783:Youth is a period of joyously going about getting yourself trapped.
— Tue Jun 23 2009 05:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#784:The Indian mother's refrain: "And STILL you don't listen!"
— Tue Jun 23 2009 07:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#785:"How the Food Makers Captured Our Brains" NY Times (6/23) http://bit.ly/11Kp2x - Sugar, fat and salt tap into the brain's reward system.
— Tue Jun 23 2009 10:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#786:NY Times on hearing: http://bit.ly/4eAY8U "When an Ear Witness Decides the Case" - Our hearing helps explain music.
— Tue Jun 23 2009 10:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#787:"Better Performance After a Dreaming Nap" NY Times http://bit.ly/12Sd26 - Better thinking after REM sleep. Duh! (I do my best work in REM!)
— Tue Jun 23 2009 11:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#788:Whenever I meet people in Europe, I say I'm from Las Vegas. That city seems to excite them like no other!
— Tue Jun 23 2009 18:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#789:The most obnoxious travelers I've met in hostels are young asian women who act like they're checking into the Hilton. High maintenance!
— Tue Jun 23 2009 18:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#790:Nutritionally, there is no difference between a freshly opened soda and a "flat" one a few hours old, so why must a flat one be thrown away?
— Thu Jun 25 2009 17:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#791:Strange phenomenon: The more I eat, the more quickly and intensely I get hungry. If I eat less it seems to last me longer.
— Thu Jun 25 2009 18:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#792:The most common addictions are caffeine, television and listening to music. Are you addicted? Try going without for a day!
— Thu Jun 25 2009 18:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#793:One of the highest compliments you can pay someone is to say they have "no ego", although you are really saying the opposite.
— Thu Jun 25 2009 20:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#794:When a product promises to "kill 99% of all bacteria", it's really breeding stronger bacteria (the 1% that survive).
— Thu Jun 25 2009 20:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#795:When you have something someone else wants, you have the ability - indeed, the obligation - to make them earn it.
— Thu Jun 25 2009 20:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#796:There is no safe haven. It is always an illusion.
— Thu Jun 25 2009 22:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#797:Ridiculous scene in Las Vegas: huge cellphone towers disguised as giant evergreen trees. This is not Colorado!
— Fri Jun 26 2009 01:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#798:There is nothing linking UFOs to Area 51 but a web of folklore.
— Fri Jun 26 2009 01:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#799:People are asking the wrong question about UFOs: "Are they real?" The more important issue is: "Are they relevant?" I say no.
— Fri Jun 26 2009 02:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#800:Whatever UFOs may be, they are not interfering in our planet in any big way, which is the most we can expect of any alien race.
— Fri Jun 26 2009 02:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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