Quotations by Brilliant, Ashleigh


Been through Hell? Whaddya bring back for me?

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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Please don’t lie to me, unless you’re absolutely sure I’ll never find out the truth.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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I either want less corruption, or more chance to participate in it.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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I don’t understand you. You don’t understand me. What else do we have in common?

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I am right.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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Try to relax and enjoy the crisis.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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It’s not easy taking my problems one at a time when they refuse to get in line.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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Inform all the troops that communications have completely broken down.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots
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Please don’t tell me to relax — it’s only my tension that’s holding me together.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, # 595
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I’m not getting paid much for staying alive but it’s good experience.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #0033
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My life has a superb cast but I can’t figure out the plot.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #0144
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Why is everybody behaving as if there were no reason to panic?

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #0305
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All I ask is a chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #0398
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I may not be totally perfect, but parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #0433
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To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first, and call whatever you hit the target.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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If you can’t learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #0702
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I don’t have any solution, but I certainly admire the problem.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #0759
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Incredible as it seems, my life is based on a true story.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #0800
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I have abandoned my search for truth, and am now looking for a good fantasy.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #0826
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I have abandoned my search for truth, and am now looking for a good fantasy.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #0826
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I could do great things, if I weren’t so busy doing little things.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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The time for action is past! Now is the time for senseless bickering!

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #1019
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Please remain calm — it’s no use both of us being hysterical at the same time.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #1032
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My sources are unreliable, but their information is fascinating.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #1085
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By doing just a little every day, I can gradually let the task completely overwhelm me.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #1149
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What’s the good of being forgiven, if I have to promise not to do it again?

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #1175
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What I like most about myself is that I is that I’m so understanding when I do something wrong.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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By doing just a little every day, I can gradually let the task completely overwhelm me.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #1194
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My life is a performance for which I was never given any chance to rehearse.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #1318
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Life may have no meaning. Or even worse, it may have a meaning of which I disapprove.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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Inside every older person there’s a younger person wondering what happened.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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Life is the only game in which the object of the game is to learn the rules.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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My life is already complicated enough, without trying to introduce organization into it.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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I too have known joy and sadness, and, on the whole, I prefer joy.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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One thing travel teaches is why living at home is so popular.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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Sometimes I make a mental note, but then forget where I put it.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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It’s hopeless! Tomorrow there’ll be even more books I should have read than there are today.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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I, too, could be successful, if I had money, talent, luck, charm, confidence, and plenty of help.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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What I need are problems I that I can eat my way out of.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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At the highest level of performance, there is no difference between the dancer and the dance.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #4110
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Why should I change with the times, when the times are obviously wrong?

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
Pot-Shots, #5712
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Don’t give me anything else to make a mess of, until I finish making my present mess.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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People who don’t believe in progress must have forgotten how bad things used to be.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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Appreciate Me Now, and Avoid the Rush.

Ashleigh Brilliant (b. 1933) Anglo-American writer, epigramist, cartoonist
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