1. 10

    I sometimes think that when the prime minister tries to select a weapon it is the boomerang he finds most effective.

    14
  2. 9

    Why should the brave Spanish soldiers brag? The sunne never sets in the Spanish dominions, but ever shineth on one part or other we have conquered for our king.

    15
  3. 8

    The single greatest invention man ever conceived in the dollar bill, because I don't want to know the conversion rate for coconuts.

    20
  4. 7

    With this lodging and diet our extreme toil in bearing and planting palisades so strained and bruised us and our continual labor in the extremity of the heat had so weakened us, as were cause sufficient to have made us as miserable in our native country or any other place in the world

    23
  5. 6

    Perhaps you will have to spend hours on your knees or upon your face before the throne. Never mind. Wait. God will do great things for you if you will wait for Him. Yield to Him. Cooperate with Him.

    40
  6. 5

    The best way to manipulate a man is to make him think he is manipulating you.

    55
  7. 4

    You must obey this now for a law, that he that will not work shall not eat (except by sickness he be disabled). For the labors of thirty or forty honest and industrious men shall not be consumed to maintain a hundred and fifty idle loiterers.

    58
  8. 3

    Women are more balanced than men. Where the most brilliant minds have so far have mostly belonged to men, no women has ever been as stupid as a man can be.

    71
  9. 2

    Your aim's as bad as your cooking sweetheart... and that's saying something!

    80
  10. 1

    Win or lose you will never regret working hard, making sacrifices, being disciplined or focusing too much. Success is measured by what we have done to prepare for competition.

    178
  11. Last Update: 17 April 2021

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