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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteWhere do babies come from? Don't bother asking adults. They lie like pigs. However, diligent independent research and hours of playground consultation have yielded fruitful, if tentative, results. There are several theories. Near as we can figure out, it has something to do with acting ridiculous in the dark. We believe it is similar to dogs when they act peculiar and ride each other. This is called "making love". Careful study of popular song lyrics, advertising catch-lines, TV sitcoms, movies, and T-Shirt inscriptions offers us significant clues as to its nature. Apparently it makes grown-ups insipid and insane. Some graffiti was once observed that said "sex is good". All available evidence, however, points to the contrary.

 Matt Groening quotes (American Cartoonist, creator of The Simpsons. b.1954)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteINSCRIPTION, n. Something written on another thing. Inscriptions are of many kinds, but mostly memorial, intended to commemorate the fame of some illustrious person and hand down to distant ages the record of his services and virtues. To this class of inscriptions belongs the name of John Smith, penciled on the Washington monument. Following are examples of memorial inscriptions on tombstones: (See EPITAPH.)



"In the sky my soul is found, And my body in the ground. By and by my body'll rise To my spirit in the skies, Soaring up to Heaven's gate.

1878."



"Sacred to the memory of Jeremiah Tree. Cut down May 9th, 1862, aged 27 yrs. 4 mos. and 12 ds. Indigenous."



"Affliction sore long time she boar, Phisicians was in vain, Till Deth released the dear deceased And left her a remain. Gone to join Ananias in the regions of bliss."



"The clay that rests beneath this stone As Silas Wood was widely known. Now, lying here, I ask what good It was to let me be S. Wood. O Man, let not ambition trouble you, Is the advice of Silas W."



"Richard Haymon, of Heaven. Fell to Earth Jan. 20, 1807, and had the dust brushed off him Oct. 3, 1874."

 Ambrose Bierce quotes (American Writer, Journalist and Editor, 1842-1914)
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIn Lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath

 Samuel Johnson quotes (English Poet, Critic and Writer. 1709-1784)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThey say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, 'Can he name a kitten?'

 Samuel Butler quotes (English novelist, essayist and critic, 1835-1902)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteHad I to carve an inscription on my tombstone I would ask for none other than "The Individual

 Soren Kierkegaard quotes (Danish Philosopher and Theologian, generally recognized as the first existentialist philosopher. 1813-1855)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteOn the tombs of her seven husbands the notorious Chloe placed the inscription "The Work of Chloe

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