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A Pot Shot from Asheligh Brilliant

I was looking for a quote in one of the many online quotesites when I came across several attributed to someone called Ashleigh Brilliant, a name I had never heard.  Many of his quotes made me chuckle and some had an Oscar Wilde-ish bite.  For instance:

My play was a complete success. The audience was a failure.
Looking him up, I discovered he is a British-born epigrammist  (yes, I said epigrammist) living in Santa Barbara who has a syndicated feature called Pot-Shots, described as “Brilliant thoughts in 17 words or less“, which features his clever epigrams and line drawings in a small postcard shaped box.  His website features many of his best works ( and some not so) for sale in many forms.  Mugs.  T-shirts.  Postcards.  Placemats.
In other words, the guy is a character who is not afraid to market his unique personality.  Good for him.  Take a moment and check out his site.  It’s entertaining and has a real human feel.
Here’s another of his bon mots:
I waited and waited, and when no message came, I knew it must have been from you.

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