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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 would rather men should ask why no statue has been erected in my honor, than why one has."
    — Marcus Cato (2nd century BC)
"It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them."
    — Mark Twain


"The defect of equality is that we only desire it with our superiors."
    — Henry Becque


"A closed mouth gathers no flies."
    — French Proverb
"A closed mouth gathers no feet."
    — American Proverb


"No one is laughable who laughs at himself."
    — Seneca (1st century)


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"TV is a medium, because it is neither rare nor well done."
    — Ernie Kovacs


"If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank."
    — Woody Allen


"The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them."
    — Mark Twain


"An autobiography usually reveals nothing bad about its writer except his memory."
    — Franklin P. Jones


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