A Word To The Wise

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Things The Literature Muse Wishes She'd Said


Tempus edax rurum.
(Time, the devourer of all things.)



Many people do not realize that the snowshoe can be used for a great many things besides walking on snow.  For instance, it can be used to carry pancakes from the stove to the breakfast table.  Also, it can be used to carry uneaten panckes from the table to the garbage.  Finally, it can be used as a kind of strainer, where you force pancakes through the strings to see if a piece of gold got stuck in a pancake somehow.

--Linc Quale


Famous people like nature.

--Luis Drexler


I put a glass out on the windowsill to catch the water as it fell.   Now I've got a glass half full of rain to measure the time between when you said you would come and when you actually came.

--Ani Difranco, Going Down


The two most abundant things in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.

--Harlan Ellison


If you shoot him again, in the head this time, I'll count to five.

--Cameron Diaz, "A Life Less Ordinary"


He makes a very handsome corpse and becomes his coffin prodigiously.

--Oliver Goldsmith


Wallowing is sex for depressives.

--Jeanette Winterson, "Written On The Body"


So boring you fall asleep halfway through her name.

--Alan Bennett


I will wait.  Oh, how I will wait.   I will wait until your children are wrinkled and gassy.

--Jhonen Vasquez, "Johnny The Homicidal Maniac"



Between skin and skin there is only light.

--John Fowles, "The Magus"


Gee, what a terrific party.  Later on we'll get some fluid and embalm each other.

--Neil Simon


I could never learn to like her, except on a raft at sea with no other provisions in sight.

--Mark Twain


I've had a perfectly wonderful evening.   But this wasn't it.

--Groucho Marx


Have another cherry.

--Jack Nicholson, "The Witches of Eastwick"



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