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By Lonnie Hicks
Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Last edited: Thursday, November 29, 2012
This short story is rated "G" by the Author.

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A tweet is a terrible thing to waste.

"Being crazy most times is because of being right among the wrong group of people."

"Nothing surpasses the evil glee some people have when they have definitely, for sure, caught another in the wrong."

"The best fiction tells a transforming story which, in time, changes reality."

"Poetry exists to make fiction exciting."

"The secret of life is finally realizing that you don't have to be anything but you and your being ok with that."

" 'Yes But' is the major way in which verbal roadblocks are placed against progress on the highway of life."

"She felt bad because he felt bad, but resented him for making her feel like a phony; for being happy."

" I really loved her but she took it as admiration and fed it to her ego."

"No man has ever disagreed when a woman has told him he was good-looking--because men are such objective thinkers."

"The depressed-downer personality suspects that some where someone is having fun and wants you to feel guilty about that."

"The problem with opening the doors of the heart to let love in, is that I have stuff I don't want getting out through that same door."

He said: "She found out I was sleeping with her girl friend and just went crazy. I just don't understand women."

"If the dog is always barking at you "out of the blue" you may have kicked the dog two minutes ago and simply forgot."

He said to his girl friend: "If I wanted someone to supervise my life, I love you but yet and still, I wouldn't choose you!"

If you feel like giving up, relax, it is only a feeling, there be hundreds of feelings each day, pick the one you like most."

"If you feel like a failure, stop that, and sit up straight."

"In seeking a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, the secret is to bring the gold with you cause the pot and the gold is actually you."
"There is no person on earth who can be trusted with large sums of somebody elses money and no one watching. Looking at you wall street."

"Money is the root of all evil and envy and greed is the tree upon which it grows."

"Life is the art of being in a prison camp but not being dominated by the fact of being in a prison camp."

"Hope lives inside Faith, which lives with Blind Hope, which lives within the Soul and luckily we all have one."

"Character is most tested after a small success."

"The problem is my brain thinks it is in charge but my Life Experiences say that is nonsense."

"The problem is that I thought novel meant new, fresh and innovative or different but my publisher said no, it means genre. Uh, Oh."

"Pick-up trucks with a mattress on the flat bed on hot august nights cause pregnancy."

"Become the light, bear the torch, share the love".


"The first thing to do in life is to figure out the last thing you want to do in life and take it from there."

"The secret of office politics is to be able to fight dirty while staying clean. It can be done by being brutally honest."

"You are handsome" she said "but not as handsome as Ben Franklin on the hundred dollar bill."

"My grandmother used to say: "Don't marry for money but keep an open mind."

"The only thing which really travels faster than light is The Denial."

"This is the first generation where the kids are smarter than the parents who are not smart enough to realize that."

"Many Americans have the burden of proving that their super critical high school classmates were wrong about them."

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"You can have it all but you can't eat it all unless you have stopped out of curiosity to pick up the fork in the road."

"Lots of people have thought they had time in a bottle but unfortunately it was time at the bottom of a whiskey bottle."

"The good author tells a story, the great author makes you feel the story such that it changes you."

No fury like that of a man protecting his ill-gotten gains.

"I walked in anothers shoes and now that person is after me trying to get those shoes back."

"Early in my life all I wanted was to find someone to take responsibility for my faults. Now I am beyond all that but unhappy. sigh."

"Some people get help from relatives, go to public schools with public loans and get loans to start business and then loudly proclaim that they did it all on their own."

"Irritation on the Elevator of Life is to watch a minor talent residing inside a massive ego press the penthouse button."

"The most difficult thing in life is to realize that life is not fair, but recovering from this realization, strengthened."

"Reality is giving fiction a bad name."

"So called "job-creating progress" in killing the planet."

"Math cannot be verified scientifically & is used predominately to intimidate liberal arts majors who hand out money at foundations & such.

"The proposition 2 +2=4 cannot be experimentally or empirically verified because no scientist can tell you what a "2" is."

"If Einstein turns out to be wrong it means the speed of light can be exceeded and E=Mc2= Ka-Boom."

"So I said to her 'Who are you?" She said "My name is not "Who." Bad start to a bad date."

"The day I realized I was old was the day my first mortgage payment came due and I didn't know what was the number one song."

"The reason I got confused is that all my life people were speaking Mumbo Jumbo to me and I thought it was a real language."

"There is always an answer: the problem is that I don't know what answer is the answer."

"I am hopeful that soon I will be hopeful of soon becoming hopeful again."

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Reviewed by J Howard 10/4/2011
your story reminded me of a bag of marbles spilling out on the sidewalk. each marble a colorful story with it's own twist as each rolls their own way, some to the right, some to the left, but each ending on their own, making their own mark in life! great remarks throughout.
as always-a good write!

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