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By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

If you call failures experiments, you can put them in your resume and claim them as achievements.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

Never lie in writing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

The plastic surgeon's knife slashes at time, which may seem to retreat, but then keeps on coming.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Even in the midst of love-making, writers are working on the description.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Beggars remind us that not all miseries arise from our ideas.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Go ahead and voice your criticisms, but don't expect to be invited back.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Eagerness to please attracts bullies and bores.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

Outside literature, high-flown sentiments are merely exasperating.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Beggars beg to get money, not to reproach the passerby.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

The dignified catastrophes of tragedy bear little resemblance to the slow ruin inflicted by life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Belief forages, moving from pasture to pasture.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Forgetting and remembering are governed by laws, but we cannot find out what they are.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

Winning means outlasting everyone else.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Fame now wears the halo that once crowned holiness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

Violence stops thought. Hence its popularity as a pain-killer.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

After Voltaire: envy is chained to the portico of the temple of glory and can neither enter nor leave.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

Masturbation is a democratic pleasure, practiced by rich and poor, young and old, married and single.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

People believe that photographs are true and therefore cannot be art.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Home again, I can groan, scratch, and talk to myself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

A blunt statement can be as false as any other.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

My mother wanted to shrink from my clinging, but did not.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Consensus is usually made possible by vague language and shallow commitments.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Hatred observes with more care than love does.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

Work saves us from melancholy. Pleasure exposes us to it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

It is hard to speak of sex without being clinical, brutal, or romantic.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

Children pay little attention to their parents' teachings, but reproduce their characters faithfully

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

The privacy of reading frees us to entertain the alien.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

Rereading, we find a new book.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

Jargon is part ceremonial robe, part false beard.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

Love begins with an image; lust with a sensation.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

I reject all evidence that my fabulous beloved is an ordinary person who worries, watches TV, and has bouts of indigestion.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

To avoid taking responsibility, I become unresponsive but hang on until the other person leaves me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

Satire is born of the cities it denounces.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

With decrepitude, longevity has overshot the mark.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

Not even self-love can always be counted on for support.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

Vacations prove that a life of pleasure is overrated.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Change is upsetting. Repetition is tedious. Three cheers for variation!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Death is frightening, and so is Eternal Life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

The sewing machine joins what the scissors have cut asunder, plus whatever else comes in its path.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

Trust, but look for the exits.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

The harp is an insipid instrument--no good for dancing, feasting, or marching, only for sitting primly in a parlor or on a cloud.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

Once wealth and beauty are gone, there is always rural life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Fulfillment is often more trouble than it is worth.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

You are as happy as you think you are, but not necessarily as miserable as you imagine.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mason Cooley

Respectability is joining chastity in the museum of dead issues.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

Always assume that a lucky hit will not be repeated.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

When a modest man praises himself, people listen.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

The young are just as opinionated as the old, but have more exciting things to do than sit around airing their opinions all day.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

An illicit love affair seems sweetly old-fashioned in the age of one night stands and orgies.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mason Cooley

With age, comfort becomes more seductive than beauty.