The Philosopher's Stone

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19) "The Brain doesn' pay attention to boring things!" - Sir Ken Robinson

18) "That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up." - Walt Disney

17) "Tis doubtless a fine harmony when doing and saying go together." - Montaigne

16) "In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice these is." - Yogi Berra

15) "Life's too short for lousy coffee." - A coffee lover

14) "Diplomacy is the art of prolonging a crisis." - Spock

13) "Betty White is so old that her grand prize was fire!" - Overheard at Shatner's Roast

12) "Exams are not about what you know; they are about what you deliver." - LaCharité, U. Laval

11) "I want to be a non-conformist, just like everybody else." - Bansky

10) "Dogs have masters; cats have servants." - Rush Limbaugh

9) Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia had an illegitimate son, Cesar! The Cardinal became Pope Alexander VI in 1492!! The son became Cardinal Cesar Borgia!!! He then resigned in 1498 to become Captain General of the papal army!!!!

8) "History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce." - Karl Marx

7) "The best way to talk to women is to listen." - Nicola Ciccone

6) "If Adam would have been gay, we would not be here!" - Dominique Cournoyer, chess player

5) "I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want - an adorable pancreas?" Jean Kerr, American author quoted in The Secret Language of Girls

4) What is said: "You need to learn to communicate." ; what is meant: "Just agree with me!" - Josey Vogels, The Secret Language of Girls

3) "I regret and suffer those losses, but it's God's will. He will pardon me if I committed excesses, but I don't think I did." - Augusto Pinochet, former Chilean dictator, to a judge investigating his human rights abuses - including the alleged killing of some 3 000 Chilean civilians (Time, November 28th, 2005, p. 5)

2) Civilized society stands divided into two distinct camps: Those who adore fruitcake, and those who detest it.

1) What do you call a boomerang that doesn't return? A stick!



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