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Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can’t see anything wrong with each other.
- Rene’ Yasenek

A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.
- Thomas Ybarra

You can build a throne out of bayonets, but you can’t sit on it for very long.
- Boris Yeltsin

Proclaim yourself "World Champ" of something- tiddly-winks, rope-jumping, whatever- send this notice to newspapers, radio, TV, and wait for challengers to confront you. Avoid challenges as long as possible, but continue to send news of your achievements to all media. Also, develop a newsletter and letterhead for communications.
- Will Yolen

Democracy is not a matter of sentiment, but of foresight. Any system that doesn’t take the long run into account will burn itself out in the short run.
- Charles Yost

Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.
- Andrew Young

Let us cling to our principles as the mariner clings to his last plank when night and tempest close around him.
- Dr. Young

Procrastination is the thief of time.
- Dr. Young

By night an atheist half believes a God.
- Edward Young

Fathers alone a father’s heart can know What secret tides of still enjoyment flow When brothers love, but if their hate succeeds, They wage the war, but ’tis the father bleeds.
- Edward Young

The greatness of a man can nearly always be measured by his willingness to be kind.
- G. Young

Don’t do things half-assed. If a thing is worth doing at all, it’s worth doing as well as you can possibly do it. Pick out something you think is worthwhile and do it or work at it with passion. Do it with all your might.
- Hugh D. Young

So, this doesn’t mean anything, but at least it’s not obvious nonsense.
- Hugh D. Young

It is better to burn out than fade away.
- Neil Young

I don’t do this for my health, you understand. I do it for the pain. I *LOVE* the pain!
- Professor Hugh D. Young, quoted out of context.

Faith builds a bridge across the gulf of death, To break the shock blind nature cannot shun, And lands thought smoothly on the further shore.
- Young

Faith is not reason’s labor, but repose.
- Young

Friendship’s the wine of life.
- Young

Hope, of all passions, most befriends us here.
- Young

Man know thyself! All writing centers there.
- Young

Man’s rich with little, were his judgment true; Nature is frugal, and her wants are few; These few wants, answer’d bring sincere delights; But fools create themselves new appetites.
- Young

That life is long which answers life’s great end.
- Young

The man who builds and wants wherewith to pay Provides a home from which to run away.
- Young

What ardently we wish we soon believe.
- Young

If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.
- Henny Youngman

My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn’t need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.
- Henny Youngman

If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.
- Lin Yutang

Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot do, than what one can do.
- Lin Yutang



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