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#1. President George Bush declared a National Day of Prayer for Peace. This was after he had carefully arranged and started the war.

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#2. The New Testament is not new anymore' it's thousands of years old. It's time to start calling it the Less Old Testament.

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#3. Once you leave the womb, conservatives don't care about you until you reach military age. Then you're just what they're looking for. Conservatives want live babies so they can raise them to be dead soldiers.

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#4. Suppose I could shoot myself in the mouth, but what if I miss? People will laugh at me.

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#5. There are no bad words. Bad thoughts. Bad intentions, and wooooords.

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#6. More people have been killed in the name of God than for any other reason.

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#7. E-I-E-I-O is actually a gross misspelling of the word farm.

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#8. When I was young I used to read about the decline of Western civilization, and I decided it was something I would like to make a contribution to.

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#9. Just when I discovered the meaning of life, they changed it.

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#10. I used to be Irish Catholic. Now I'm an American - you know, you grow.

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#11. A crumb is a great thing: If you break a crumb in half, you don't get two half-crumbs, you get two crumbs. Doesn't that violate some law of physics?

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#12. So you BECOME 21, TURN 30, PUSH 40, REACH 50 and MAKE it to 60.

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#13. I didn't wash today. I wasn't dirty. If I'm not dirty, I don't wash. Some weeks I don't have to shower at all. I just groom my three basic areas: teeth, hair, and asshole. And to save time, I use the same brush.

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#14. Cloud nine gets all the publicity, but cloud eight actually is cheaper, less crowded, and has a better view.

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#15. I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me - they're cramming for their final exam.

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#16. To me, authority is something that a freer spirit, a more independent mind, and a person who can handle the world, doesn't need guidance from.

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#17. Some people see things that are and ask, Why?
Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not?
Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that.

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#18. Where does the dentist go when he leaves the room?

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#19. You show me something that doesn't cause cancer, and I'll show you something that isn't on the market yet.

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#20. There's a humorous side to every situation. The challenge is to find it.

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#21. Whever you see the word cuisine used instead of the word food, be prepared to pay an additional eighty percent.

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#22. People are dreaming if they think they have rights. They've never had rights. There's no such thing.

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#23. I am not a complete vegetarian. I eat only animals that have died in their sleep.

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#24. There's some invisible guy, up in the sky, who can kill you, because he loves you.

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#25. I worry about my judgment when anything I believe in or do regularly begins to be accepted by the American public.

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#26. Anger is a handy term and words are tricky, as we know. What one man perceives as anger, another person - in my case the deliverer of material - is, "Don't you see it, don't you see how badly you're doing?" It's like shaking a child - which you're not supposed to do.

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#27. Soft rock music isn't rock, and it ain't music. It's just soft.

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#28. Conservatives want live babies so they can train them to be dead soldiers.

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#29. Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.

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#30. I can remember staring at the orphanage and feeling envy.

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#31. Regarding local residents attempting to ban sex shops from their neighborhoods: You show me a parent who says he's worried about his child's innocence and I'll show you a homeowner trying to maintain equity.

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#32. Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath.

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#33. Tits always look better in a pink sweater.

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#34. Suddenly, I was thirty, very unhappy entertaining people in their forties, and here came a group of people in their teens and twenties who had similar anti-authority problems and similar dreams and wishes, hopes for mankind. So I gravitated toward them.

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#35. If you're looking for self-help, why would you read a book written by somebody else?

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#36. You know who would make an interesting murder-suicide? Madeline Albright and Yanni.

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#37. Even in a fake democracy, people ought to get what they want once in a while.

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#38. Energy experts have announced the development of a new fuel made from human brain tissue. It's called assohol.

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#39. I'm 63 now. But that's just 17 Celsius.

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#40. I finally accepted Jesus. not as my personal savior, but as a man I intend to borrow money from.

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#41. We spend the early years feeding our brains with information and the latter half trying not to think about it all.

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#42. As you swim the river of live, do the breast stroke. It helps to clear the turds from your path.

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#43. They say that instead of cursing the darkness, one should light a candle. Nothing is mentioned, though, about cursing a lack of candles.

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#44. What hair color do they put on the driver's licenses of bald men?

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#45. I gravitated toward being a funny guy. I liked the radio comedians. I lived in the Golden Age of radio, and the Golden Age of television came along when I was still in my early teens.

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#46. One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim.

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#47. If you vote and you elect dishonest, incompetent people into office who screw everything up, you are responsible for what they have done. You caused the problem; you voted them in; you have no right to complain

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#48. The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.

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#49. Let a smile be your umbrella, and you'll end up with a face full of rain.

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#50. A lot of times when they catch a guy who killed twenty-seven people, they say, He was a loner. Well, of course he was a loner; he killed everyone he came in contact with.

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#51. Bullshit is truly the American soundtrack.

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#52. Sore loser? You bet your fuckin' ass! What on earth is wrong with being a sore loser? It shows you cared about whatever the contest was in the first place. Fuck losing graciously-that's for chumps. And losers, by the way.

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#53. Thall shall keep thy religion to thy selves.

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#54. You don't see many of these white anti-abortion women volunteering to have any black fetuses transplanted into their uterus's, do you? No, you don't see them adopting a whole lot of crack babies, do you? No, that might be something Christ would do.

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#55. If everything that ever lived is dead, and everything alive is gonna die ... where does the sacred part come in?

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#56. Sex criminals. Completely incurable ... I suppose you could outlaw religion and these sex crimes would disappear in a generation or two, but we don't have time for rational solutions.

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#57. I always wanted and enjoyed sex, but I never put much importance on scoring or having an athletic sex life. I guess I define myself more by my career and my commitment to a relationship than by my ability to have a lot of chicks or achieve ten orgasms in an evening.

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#58. Why is it called tourist season if we can't shoot at them?

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#59. If the black box flight recorder is never damaged during a plane crash, why isn't the whole airplane made out of that stuff?

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#60. Before they invented drawing boards, what did they go back to?

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#61. I think it's important to break taboos for the same reason it's important to break laws and rules - because either you're a slave to them, or you're taking matters into your hands.

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#62. Have you ever started a path? No one seems willing to do this. We don't mind using existing paths, but we rarely start new ones. Do it today. Start a path. Even if it doesn't lead anywhere

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#63. When you step on the brakes your life is in your foot's hands.

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#64. Weather forecast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning.

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#65. Unbelievably, a goldfish can kill a gorilla. However, it does require a substantial element of surprise.

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#66. I went to the Missing Persons Bureau but no one was there.

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#67. The keys to America: The cross, the brew, the dollar, and the gun.

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#68. You BECOME 21, you TURN 30, then you're PUSHING 40. Whoa! Put on the brakes, it's all slipping away. Before you know it, you REACH 50 and your dreams are gone.

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#69. The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other in opposite directions.

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#70. Intelligence tests are biased toward the literate.

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#71. How do you write zero in Roman numerals?

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#72. Looking back, I realize that my life has been a series of incidents where one person has said to another, "Get this asshole outta here!"

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#73. It was my uncle who taught me about the birds and the bees. He sat me down one day and said, 'Remember this, George, the birds fuck the bees.' Then he told me he once banged a girl so hard her freckles came off.

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#74. Dogs and cats get put to sleep; hogs and cows get slaughtered.

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#75. At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom.

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#76. I think I am, therefore, I am... I think.

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#77. Movies and television don't make you violent; all they do is channel the violence more creatively.

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#78. When I was a kid, if a guy got killed in a western movie I always wondered who got his horse.

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#79. One of the first things they teach you in Driver's Ed is where to put your hands on the steering wheel. They tell you put 'em at ten o'clock and two o' clock. Never mind that . I put mine at 9:45 and 2:17. Gives me an extra half hour to get where I'm goin'.

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#80. There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.

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#81. That's why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.

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#82. I'm always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I'm listening to it.

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#83. What year did Jesus think it was?

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#84. If God is all powerful, can He make a stone so big that He Himself can't lift it?

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#85. Don Ho can sign autographs 3.4 times faster than Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

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#86. What wine goes with Captain Crunch?

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#87. The word bipartisan usually means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out.

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#88. I don't get all choked up about yellow ribbons and American flags. I consider them to be symbols and I leave symbols to the symbol minded.

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#89. In the Navy, there is no wrong hole. In the Marines, there is always a hole.

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#90. Rhetoric paints with a broad brush.

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#91. It's a "keep your fingers crossed" business, the entertainment business.

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#92. I don't like the phrase shock value. Surprise is essential in comedy, and if people are shocked by what I consider merely surprising, then that's their shock. But there is no joke without surprise.

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#93. If I ever lose my mind I hope some honest person will find it and take it to Lost and Found.

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#94. I don't understand the problem with paroling Charles Manson? I say set him free and let him get on with his work. I have a long list of celebrities I'd be glad to share with him.

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#95. You show me a lazy prick who's lying in bed all day, watching TV, only occasionally getting up to piss, and I'll show you a guy who's not causing any trouble.

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#96. As a matter of principle, I never attend the first annual anything.

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#97. The safest place to be during an earthquake would be in a stationary store.

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#98. Life is tough, then you die.

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#99. When you look at the average American you realize there's nothing nature enjoys more than a good joke.

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#100. Life is a near-death experience.

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