Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

— Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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A sodomite got very excited looking at a zoology text. Does this make it pornography?

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Every scarecrow has a secret ambition to terrorize.

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The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all is the person who argues with him.

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Impartiality is not neutrality. It is partiality for justice.

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Beyond each corner, new directions lie in wait.

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Every now and then you meet a man whose ignorance is encyclopedic.

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The consumer's side of the coffin lid is never ostentatious.

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The exit is usually where the entrance was.

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If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he entitled to happiness?

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Thoughts, like fleas, jump from man to man. But they don't bite everybody.

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A tired exclamation mark is a question mark.

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The first requisite for immortality is death.

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About Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Quotes 120 sayings
Profession Poet
Birthday March 6, 1909

When smashing monuments, save the pedestals - they always come in handy.

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I prefer the sign NO ENTRANCE to the sign which says NO EXIT.

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Each snowflake in an avalanche pleads not guilty.

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When no wind blows, even the weathervane has character.

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Is it progress if a cannibal uses a knife and fork?

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A sweet thing, perspective - a chance to see your enemies so small.

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If you do not know his language, you will never understand a foreigner's silence.

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You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.

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Who ever asked theses and antitheses if they want to become syntheses?

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Do not turn your back on anyone. You may be painted on one side only.

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Believers believe in resurrection, atheists only in comebacks.

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The mob shouts with one big mouth and eats with a thousand little ones.

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At the beginning there was the Word; at the end just the Cliche.

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Never saw off the branch you are on, unless you are being hanged from it.

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Where a harsh law rules, people yearn for lawlessness.

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Each juggler should be trained in the ignorance of the laws of physics.

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People find life entirely too time-consuming.

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Witches admitted their relations with the devil.

Our blood boils - how could they be forced to admit this when there is no devil. But reason tells us this is not true. The devil does exist and was in fact the inquisitor.

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If you are not a psychiatrist, stay away from idiots.

They are too stupid to pay a layman for his company.

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You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories

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Does a little fish, swimming though the net's eye, suffer from inferiority complex?

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There is a dispute about the existence of God.

Both sides try to hide that they killed Him - even before He came into being.

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Legends are often destroyed by those in need of its stuff.

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Politics: a Trojan horse race.

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Never lie when the truth is more profitable.

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A fat person lives shorter but eats longer.

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Men have slow reflexes. In general it takes several generations later for them to understand.

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What do I believe? I believe in God, if he exists.

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Morality is either a social contract or you have to pay cash.

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Puritans should wear fig leaves on their eyes.

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An apt aphorism half kills, half immortalizes.

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Powerless rage can work miracles.

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The moment of recognizing your own lack of talent is a flash of genius.

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All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.

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In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.

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I has a dream about reality. It was such a relief to wake up.

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Love of one's country recognizes no frontiers... of other countries.

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