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I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world because they'd never expect it.
If you ever drop your keys into a river of molten lava, let 'em go, because man, they're gone.

Jack Handey (born 25 February 1949) is an American humorist. He is most famous for his Deep Thoughts, a large corpus of surrealistic one-liner jokes. Deep Thoughts were first seen in small comedy magazine Army Man Comics edited by George Meyer and continued in National Lampoon in 1984 though gained popularity when they were read on Saturday Night Live beginning in 1991.

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  • If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them up.
  • I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world because they'd never expect it.
  • If a kid asks where rain comes from, I think a cute thing to tell him is "God is crying." And if he asks why God is crying, another cute thing to tell him is "Probably because of something you did."
  • It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.
  • IF YOU ever drop your keys into a river of molten lava, let 'em go, because man, they're gone.
  • TO ME, it's a good idea to always carry two sacks of something when you walk around. That way, if anybody says, "Hey, can you give me a hand?" you can say, "Sorry, got these sacks."
  • IF YOU GO through a lot of hammers each month, I don't think it necessarily means you're a hard worker. It may just mean that you have a lot to learn about proper hammer maintenance.
  • MAYBE in order to understand mankind, we have to look at the word itself. Basically, it's made up of two separate words — "mank" and "ind." What do these words mean? It's a mystery, and that's why so is mankind.
  • When I die, I want to go peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather. Not screaming in terror, like the passengers in his car.
    • Saturday Night Live (1993)
  • I guess we were kinda poor when we were kids, but we didn't know it. That's because my dad always refused to let us look at the family's financial records.

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