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"An intoxicated, armed man walking down the street toward the bar"
-- Local News Staff Writer

"Men are not punished for their sins, but by them."
-- Elbert Hubbard

"Common sense is not that common."
-- Voltaire

"Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been'."
-- John Greenleaf Whittier

"It always happens that when a man seizes upon a neglected and important idea, people inflamed with the same notion crop up all around."
-- Mark Twain (from "Life on the Mississippi")

"Many people die with their music still in them ... Before they know it, time runs out."
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes

"There's no need to miss someone from your past -- There's a reason they didn't make it to your future."
-- (Author Unknown)

"Paranoia strikes deep. Into your heart it will creep."
Steven Stills -- (musician/songwriter)

"Latent in every man is a venom of amazing bitterness, a black resentment; something that curses and loathes life, a feeling of being trapped, of having trusted and [an imagination of having] been fooled ... [it] inflicts upon him the humiliation of feeling sorry for himself."
Paul Valery -- (French poet)

"Self sabotage is when we say we want something and then go about making sure it doesn't happen."
Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby -- (expert on self- sabotage)

"With self sabotage we do not need anyone else to take our good away from us, we do it ourselves. And it happens when we are so afraid of losing something that we destroy it first ..."
Jennifer Hoffman -- (author)

"It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation."
Herman Melville -- (author)

"There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority."
Charles Kuralt -- (broadcaster, author)

"Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace."
Petrarch -- Italian poet (1374)

"Greed is an imperfection that defiles the mind; hate is an imperfection that defiles the mind; delusion is an imperfection that defiles the mind."
Siddhartha Gautama -- The spiritual teacher who founded Buddhism