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Why has government been instituted at all Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.
– Alexander HamiltonRate it:
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.
– Alexander HamiltonRate it:
Why hate me? Because they know that I have a strong will, and that when I was convinced of the correctness of something (and if I'm blessed Gy [Igor]), then I do not change my opinion, and that is unbearable for them
– Alexandra FeodorovnaRate it:
Why have a cake if I can't eat it?
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Why independence, if the slaves of today will be the tyrants of tomorrow?
– Dr. Jose P. RizalRate it:
Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly?
– John McCainRate it:
Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users?
– Clifford StollRate it:
Why is it OK to kiss someone in the mouth but not OK to drink from the water bottle?
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy.
– August StrindbergRate it:
Why is it that an ordinary clerk has to pass the examination for clerkship, a police constable has to go through training as a recruit before he could be commissioned and on the other hand vegetable-selling middlemen, good-for-nothing fuedals and imbecile merchants go sit in the Assemblies directly and start legisltating and some even become members of the cabinet
– Ibn-e-SafiRate it:
Why is it that nobody understands me and everybody likes me
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person
– Francois de La RochefoucauldRate it:
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person?
– Francois de La RochefoucauldRate it:
Why is it that we entertain the belief that for every purpose odd numbers are the most effectual?
– Pliny the ElderRate it:
Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
– Ernest GainesRate it:
Why is it that, as we grow older, we are so relunctant to change It is not so much that new ideas are painful, for they are not. It is that old ideas are seldom entirely false, but have truth, great truth in them. The justification for conservatism is the desire to preserve the truths and standards of the past its dangers, of which we are seldom aware, is that in preserving those values, we may miss the infinitely greater riches that lie in the future.
– Dr. Dale E. TurnerRate it:
Why is it when we talk to God, we're praying, but when God talks to us, we're schizophrenic?
– Lily TomlinRate it:
Why is my existence so perfect with dark places? And why do I no longer care?
– Lemuel W. H. RanierRate it:
Why is the man (or woman) who invests all your money called a broker?
– George CarlinRate it:
Why is the place you drive on is a parkway, and the place you park on is the driveway?
– Charles LaullerRate it:
Why is this thus What is the reason for this thusness
– Artemus WardRate it:
Why is this thus? What is the reason for this thusness?
– Artemus WardRate it:
Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet
– Lily TomlinRate it:
Why keep on enacting laws when we already have more than we can break.
– Author UnknownRate it:

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