Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Rule #648

Sleeping on an air mattress is better than sleeping on plywood.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Rule #647

Children act like wild animals in large groups.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Rule #646

If you failed tremendously on your last attempt, you have nowhere to go but up.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Rule #645 (End of Civil Rights Leaders Guest Week)

Civil Rights Guest Rule #7 (from Martin Luther King, Jr.):

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Rule #644

Civil Rights Guest Rule #6 (from Susan B. Anthony):

No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Rule #643

Civil Rights Guest Rule #5 (from Harvey Milk):

All young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Rule #642

Civil Rights Guest Rule #4 (from Cesar Chavez):

Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Rule #641

Civil Rights Guest Rule #3 (from the Dalai Lama):

Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Rule #640

Civil Rights Guest Rule #2 (from Pope John Paul II):

Social justice cannot be created by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Rule #639 (Beginning of Civil Rights Leaders Guest Week)

I'd apologize for another guest week so soon if I ever apologized for anything, but Civil Rights have been on my mind a lot lately. So, in honor of these revolutionaries (and hopefully in an attempt to offset some of the karma of Political Philosophy Guest Week), power to the peaceful:

Civil Rights Guest Rule #1 (from Mohandas Ghandi):

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Rule #638

Even if your one bedroom apartment feels cramped and tiny, it'll still take forever to pack.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Rule #637

Fame and infamy are not synonymous terms.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Rule #636

If you're going to use email, it should be gmail.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Rule #635

People are unlikely to appreciate things in the same way you do.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Rule #634

Football is more fun when your team is winning.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Rule #633

October is too early to start celebrating Christmas.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Rule #631 (End of Mixed Metaphor Theme Week)

Mixed Metaphor #7:

If at first you don't succeed, die by the sword.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Rule #630

Mixed Metaphor #6:

You can't teach an old dog to take the bull by the horns.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Rule #629

Mixed Metaphor #5:

Don't make mountains before swine.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Rule #628

Mixed Metaphor #4:

Don't judge a gift horse by its cover.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Rule #627

Mixed Metaphor #3:

A penny saved is worth two in the bush.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Rule #626

Mixed Metaphor #2:

People who live in glass houses sink ships.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Rule #625 (Beginning of Mixed Metaphor Theme Week)

This week, we're mixing and matching metaphors to make all new aphorisms. Here we go:

Mixed Metaphor #1:

Don't count your chickens before they cross the road.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Rule #624

Melted candy still tastes fine.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Rule #623

Thrift stores are an excellent place to find cheap books.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Rule #622

While some are hypocritical and don't realize it, others are hypocritical and don't care.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Rule #621

It's okay to complain even if you didn't vote.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Rule #620

Don't let anyone shame you into voting.

Monday, November 1, 2010