The Standard Ripostes


The Scribe’s go-to responses to this and that in the day-to-day:


Free will looking forward; fate looking back.

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Live and learn, die anyway.

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Didn’t ask to be here; ain’t prayin’ to be staying.

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If I knew I wasn’t going to wake up tomorrow morning, I’d go to bed early.

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A good idea belongs to everyone.

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It is much less about how you begin than how you end.

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Older than the stars; younger than the moment.

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Carbs in, carbs out.

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How am I doing? Well enough.

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Rich man’s life on a dime.

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We are all walking the same stage in different universes.

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Might makes right.

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You can do anything some of the time, but you can’t do anything all of the time.

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The Dark Side ain’t dark to me.

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Don’t know, don’t care.

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What am I doing? As little as possible as often as possible.

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Every rose fades.

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What doesn’t kill you today will take another stab at it tomorrow.

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The Boy Scout who never was.

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Know Why and Who, but not What.

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Love my kids too much to bring them here.

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Five, ten, twenty, thirty years … five, ten, twenty, thirty minutes … who knows?

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Blood may be thicker than water, but it ain’t that much thicker.


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The Standard Repostes
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