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#2701:Wisdom involves knowing how unwise you are but also recognizing when your judgment is better than someone else's.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 01:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2702:"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter." — Winston Churchill
— Wed Mar 10 2010 01:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2703:"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can`t lose." — Bill Gates via @tweetsayings
— Wed Mar 10 2010 13:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2704:Is porn good for us? As use of porn increases, sex crime goes down. http://bit.ly/c09PDk The Scientist via @Sheamus
— Wed Mar 10 2010 13:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2705:A romantic relationship should not be confused with a parental one. It should continue only as long as it is mutually beneficial.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 14:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2706:Sex is the world's most boring topic. If you don't happen to be in the mood, it's just stupid.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 15:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2707:In most forms of gambling, losers far outnumber winners but winners get more publicity, seducing other gamblers.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 15:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2708:God was invented to serve the ego of man.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 15:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2709:History will remember the great retail holocausts of the past two decades: the rise of Wal-Mart and Amazon and the death of Mom and Pop.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 15:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2710:Hubris is thinking, when a roll of the dice favors you, that the dice really care.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 16:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2711:Of all the things you accumulate during your lifetime, only data will last.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 16:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2712:Paranoia, once it needs to exist, will always find a reason.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 22:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2713:The purpose of paranoia is to defend the ego, to make your own flaws and mistakes seem justified.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 23:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2714:There is no limit to the cruelty you can inflict on others if you believe you are merely defending yourself.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 23:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2715:Paranoia often ends in an explosion of violence as the paranoiac cuts off all avenues for his own escape.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 23:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2716:There is always grace in something that works well, but beauty in itself is worthless and should not play a role in your decisions.
— Thu Mar 11 2010 00:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2717:A person's most obvious self-destructive trait is exactly the thing you can't talk to them about. You'll only get anger, not reason.
— Thu Mar 11 2010 23:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2718:Made by elves? That's what the consumer wants: some fantasy about where his products and services came from. It makes it easier to consume.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 03:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2719:Fame, money, beauty, power: all can form a bubble around you that isolates you from accurate information.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 03:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2720:It is an accident of fate that you were born in this body under these circumstances, but it is your choice what to make of them.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 04:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2721:There are a million things you can do that you never though you could. You just haven't been motivated to try.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 11:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2722:The Number One fear of the rich is that they'll be made fools of because of their money, which they know inside they don't deserve.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 11:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2723:Reporting from Aspen: So many glass houses with glass people living in them. Tiptoe here carefully!
— Fri Mar 12 2010 11:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2724:If you live in a home that exceeds your needs, you are vulnerable to the charge, "You did this instead of helping humanity?"
— Fri Mar 12 2010 11:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2725:There is no sin in having money in the bank, only in spending it frivolously.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 11:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2726:Morality is just another name for long-term planning.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 11:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2727:If Heaven existed, it would be great fun to sit at St. Peter's gate and watch the shock on people's faces. "Not what you expected, is it?"
— Fri Mar 12 2010 11:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2728:The funnest part of Celebrity Douchebag Rehab would be watching the douchebags admit they are douchebags.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 12:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2729:Quality always wins in the end. The question is whether you can hang on for that long.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 13:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2730:The essential skill of the attorney is twisting words around to support whatever position he is being paid for.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 14:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2731:Become a college professor. Every semester you get a new batch of fawning students who won't have time to realize how full of shit you are.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 16:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2732:College professors are to education as the figurehead is to a ship: irrelevant and unnecessary but giving the illusion of leadership.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 16:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2733:Anything worth learning is worth teaching yourself.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 16:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2734:[Duplicate tweet deleted.] — Fri Mar 12 2010 16:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2735:Education is for those who do not have the motivation and direction to learn on their own.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 16:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2736:Education can teach only politically correct knowledge. It rarely includes the biased wisdom of someone who has worked in the field.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 16:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2737:Tenure is a system by which teachers and college professors no longer have to be accountable for their work.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 16:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2738:College is a halfway house for young adults. It gives them structure and protection as their brains mature. Education is secondary.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 17:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2739:Education is the most inefficient form of learning.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 17:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2740:Most novelists are merely bullshit artists. Their work changes no one.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 17:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2741:A good novel is as much a journey for the author as for the reader.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 17:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2742:Many a white knight has rode to the rescue only to come out soiled and beaten, unprepared for the complexity of the task.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 17:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2743:Language Police: "dinosaur" is a derogatory term implying something inefficient, overgrown and destined for oblivion. Use "Jurassic reptile"
— Fri Mar 12 2010 18:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2744:"I feel gay. And male." @rejecter (a female) - Who's going to pay for the therapy?
— Fri Mar 12 2010 18:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2745:I have an irrational fear of heights, guns and large wild animals — you know, things that can kill me.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 19:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2746:The use of the word "exceptional" in a print or TV ad means the product is intended for people with money to waste.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 22:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2747:Part of our cultural heritage is vanishing: the cathode ray television. We may never again see Gilligan's Island as it was intended.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 00:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2748:When I was a kid we had only B+W TV. Now kids have 100s of channels of engaging stimulation. The loss: no incentive to leave the house.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 00:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2749:Oxymoron Alert: "Drink Responsibly." Also: "Gamble Resposibly." Does adding these words to advertizing have any affect on addiction?
— Sat Mar 13 2010 01:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2750:State lotteries are essentially a tax on the stupid. Maybe the government should sell them drugs too.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 01:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2751:The highest achievement of marketing is getting people to pay twice as much for a product with a certain logo or brand name attached.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 01:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2752:The American West is exactly as you see it in Roadrunner cartoons, except those Acme products that never work are now supplied by Wal-Mart.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 03:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2753:Harsh sentencing may actually encourage murder. If you rape someone you might as well kill them because the punishment isn't much different.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 03:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2754:Serial killers always get the last laugh, because even if they kill 20 people, they get punished the same as for one. All the rest are free!
— Sat Mar 13 2010 03:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2755:Whenever you seek wisdom from a guru on a mountaintop, the lesson lies in getting there and discovering that he knows little more than you.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 03:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2756:News from @TheOnion is approximately as valuable to me as any from @NYTimes, @LATimes and @WashingtonPost.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 04:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2757:On my bucket list: Violate a restraining order.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 04:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2758:On my bucket list: Adopt an adorable little puppy that turns into big uncontrollable dog that cripples my life for 10 years.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 04:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2759:Advertising is based on the fact that people would rather believe what they are told, even by a paid spokesman, than trust their own senses.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 05:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2760:Intelligence is not a talent but a choice.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 05:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2761:Most celebrities on Twitter reveal themselves for who they are: narcissistic nobodys you'd never want to follow if they weren't famous.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 11:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2762:Success for the wrong reasons — for fakery and luck — is the worst thing that can happen to someone. He will use it to self-destruct.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 12:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2763:The only possible escape from narcissism lies in failure. Success leads only to more narcissism, but failure might force an inner change.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 12:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2764:Give a cretin anonymity and sledgehammer and he'll smash up the world. So never him these things!
— Sat Mar 13 2010 12:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2765:Good and evil are recognizable qualities in the human brain. Good is internal consistency, while evil is a mind at war with itself.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 12:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2766:You can judge a lot about someone's character by seeing how they respond to some small delay or frustration. It is a harbinger!
— Sat Mar 13 2010 12:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2767:Narcissists may become con artists but more often they are victims, because their understanding of the motives of others is so poor.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 13:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2768:Its easy to find the local Wal-Mart. Look for a big downtown, mostly boarded up. Go to the edge of town near the freeway and there it is!
— Sat Mar 13 2010 13:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2769:Since the Tiger Woods scandal broke, I've pulled all of my business from all the companies and products he once endorsed (i.e. none).
— Sat Mar 13 2010 14:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2770:The Alaska Highway is a lonely road that includes several long stretches without Wal-Marts. Photos: http://roamingphotos.com/a?alaskahwy
— Sat Mar 13 2010 14:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2771:Now in Amarillo passing the Jesus Christ Is Lord truck stop. Photos from 2009: http://roamingphotos.com/a?jesus
— Sat Mar 13 2010 14:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2772:The final answer to the mysteries of UFOs, Bigfoot, Atlantis, ghosts, the JFK assassination and Area 51 is "So what?"
— Sat Mar 13 2010 15:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2773:Technology is not the savior of man, because every problem it solves inevitably creates another.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 15:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2774:Technology can improve your life if you use it wisely, but it doesn't help humanity as a whole. There's more suffering now than ever before.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 15:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2775:If technology is here, you might as well use it, but there is no social benefit in government encouraging new technology.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 16:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2776:Social "progress" is an illusion. There is no progress and never has been. There has only been change, with both winners and losers.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 16:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2777:If the aliens finally came to rescue me I'd say, "No, thanks!" Maybe not the best planet but it's workable and I still have things to do.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 18:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2778:The ultimate goal of Capitalism is to allow rich people to buy ridiculous things they don't need before they die like the rest of us.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 22:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2779:It's okay to be nice to stupid people, but you never want to be in a position where they have power over you.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 22:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2780:The value of money (to you) is logarthmic, not linear. The more you have, the less it's worth. E.g. $1m is a lot but $10m isn't much better.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 23:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2781:Each individual mammal has his own unique personality. Every dog is different: shy, bold, playful, defensive. Each cow has her psychology.
— Sun Mar 14 2010 00:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2782:Marriage, instead of combining the strengths of two people, usually combines their weaknesses, enabling both sets to continue.
— Sun Mar 14 2010 13:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2783:The absence of divorce does not imply a marriage is a success. Because the cost of change is so high, mediocre marriages will limp along.
— Sun Mar 14 2010 14:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2784:True identity is defined by what you do, not by the symbols you surround yourself with.
— Sun Mar 14 2010 15:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2785:There are no perfect solutions to the problems of life. There are only "good enough" solutions that get you by.
— Sun Mar 14 2010 15:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2786:People don't necessarily choose the "best" romantic partner. They choose the one who is the least threat to their ego.
— Sun Mar 14 2010 16:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2787:If you have no plan, use the standard one: get married, buy a house, have kids, fall into debt, work hard and — Poof! — your life is over!
— Sun Mar 14 2010 17:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2788:The primary function of religion is to make you feel comfortable with the decisions you have already made.
— Sun Mar 14 2010 17:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2789:Personality may help you explain other people's behavior. It is not, however, an excuse for your own.
— Sun Mar 14 2010 19:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2790:The "quality" of a product is the degree to which it accomplishes the purpose for which it was intended. E.g. for food: nutrition.
— Mon Mar 15 2010 00:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2791:"Pseudo quality" is features of a product that do not contribute to its function. Does a jewel-encrusted wristwatch tell time any better?
— Mon Mar 15 2010 00:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2792:The real coin of life is not money but time. It is getting more valuable by the minute, and when it is gone your money will be useless.
— Mon Mar 15 2010 01:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2793:Isn't addiction treatment just another form of addiction? Isn't it just shifting responsibility for the problem to someone else?
— Mon Mar 15 2010 01:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2794:The fundamental human conflict is between fatalism and taking control. Problems are solved by moving from "I have no choice" to "I do."
— Mon Mar 15 2010 02:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2795:Atheism itself is a religion, based on assumptions taken on faith. How do you know there's no God? Agnostic is better: We just don't know.
— Mon Mar 15 2010 02:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2796:If you look around you and see only happiness, you aren't looking very deeply.
— Mon Mar 15 2010 04:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2797:It's okay when sales clerks look at me and don't card me for alcohol, but when they give me the senior discount they've gone too far!
— Mon Mar 15 2010 11:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2798:One of the ways people try to declare their identity is by making up dietary restrictions for themselves. Not the same as real identity.
— Mon Mar 15 2010 12:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2799:Everyone has dreams. Hers is to become the world's fattest woman. http://bit.ly/b9W9tO via @Sheamus. There's a dietary identity for you!
— Mon Mar 15 2010 13:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2800:"All television is children's television." —Richard Adler via @scott_local
— Mon Mar 15 2010 15:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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