"Seeking wisdom and knowledge? Sorry, I’m a Republican."
-- Jackie Grunden of Kannapolis
"A Guru? No, just unemployed."
-- Brent Sheppard, Morganton
"Sorry, but enlightenment and politics don't mix."
-- Richard Randall, Cherryville
"You're not going to have any better luck at this summit!"
-- Mic Elvenstar, Charlotte
"The answers and wisdom you seek are not here, for we have no teleprompters."
-- James Jones, McAdenville
"Eat, Pray, Love."
-- Kay Paul, Charlotte
"It's the economy, stupid."
-- From many readers
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Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
"Have you thought about being a Community Organizer?"
"You want advice? Just listen to the American people."
"If I share truth with you, will you please pass it on to Fox News?"
"Your vacations are getting stranger and stranger..."
"My advice - you need to rethink all the exotic vacations."
"Enlightenment? You must first give up all your earthly aspirations for achievement . . . OK, you're good!"
"If you've come seeking wisdom, you're waaaay too late."
“If I had all the answers, I would be President.”
“I’d love to give you advice, but it’s been outsourced to India!”
"No. I do not know where your birth certificate is."
"Did you bring my unemployment check?"
"I'm sorry, the mountain for Muhammad is over there."
"If it is wisdom you seek, watch the polls in November."
"Words of wisdom? Sure, just read this week's caption contest entries!"