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I didn’t know what else to call the items on this page. Quotable Quotes? Noteable Notes? Something else?

So I decided to just call ’em “Fortune Cookies,” and be done with it. Anyway, whatever they’re called, here are ten of ’em, randomly chosen just for you…


"I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way."
    — Franklin P. Adams


"A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money."
    — Carter Glass


Some folks are born fools, but the majority of us become so through practice.


"If you steal something small you are a petty thief, but if you steal millions, you are a gentleman of society."
    — Greek Proverb
"We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."
    — Aesop


I just forgot my whole philosophy of life!!!


"The best memory is that which forgets nothing but injuries. Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust."
    — Persian proverb


Sign seen in a Japanese hotel:
    “You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid.”


"Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils."
    — Hector Berlioz


Sign seen in a Japanese hotel:
    “You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid.”


"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret."
    — Ambrose Bierce