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By August 24, 2006 One Comment

One of the cheesiest ads of all time – for coffee! (via Coudal)

Suggested by Kottke (via Rivers Are Damp):

“Go here and look through random quotes until you find five that you think reflect who you are or what you believe.”

Here are my five:

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.
Eric Hoffer (1902 — 1983)

I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 — 1799)

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Charles Dickens (1812 — 1870)

People are people, messy and mutable, combining differently with one another from day to day — even hour to hour.
Elizabeth Moon, The Speed of Dark, 2003

I’m better than dirt. Well, most kinds of dirt, not that fancy store-bought dirt… I can’t compete with that stuff.
Matt Groening (1954 — ), The Simpsons

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