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Saturday, June 30, 2007

Arturo Toscanini

If you want to please the critics, don't play too loud, too soft, too fast, too slow.
- Arturo Toscanini

Friday, June 29, 2007

Helen Hayes

From your parents you learn love and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened, you discover that you have wings.
- Helen Hayes

Thursday, June 28, 2007

Alexander Woollcott

All the things I really like to do are either immoral, illegal or fattening.
- Alexander Woollcott

Wednesday, June 27, 2007


The greatest achievement is selflessness. The greatest worth is self-mastery. The greatest quality is seeking to serve others. The greatest precept is continual awareness. The greatest medicine is the emptiness of everything. The greatest action is not conforming with the worlds ways. The greatest magic is transmuting the passions. The greatest generosity is non-attachment. The greatest goodness is a peaceful mind. The greatest patience is humility. The greatest effort is not concerned with results. The greatest meditation is a mind that lets go. The greatest wisdom is seeing through appearances.
- Atisha

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Henry A. Kissinger

The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it's their fault.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Monday, June 25, 2007

James M. Barrie

Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
- James M. Barrie

Sunday, June 24, 2007

Tommy Chong

I call this the Tsunami Government. This government is just like the tsunami. It's coming in, it's going to wreak havoc and desolation, and then it'll go out. It'll disappear. So we just have to live through it.
- Tommy Chong

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Allan Watts

Just as the highest and the lowest notes are equally inaudible, so perhaps, is the greatest sense and the greatest nonsense equally unintelligible.
- Allan Watts

Friday, June 22, 2007

Mike Tyson

Everybody's got plans...until they get hit.
- Mike Tyson

Thursday, June 21, 2007


There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.
- Michelangelo

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Dennis Miller

What is guilt? Guilt is the pledge drive constantly hammering in our heads that keeps us from fully enjoying the show. Guilt is the reason they put the articles in Playboy.
- Dennis Miller

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Eddie Izzard

Guns don't kill people, people kill people, and monkeys do too (if they have a gun).
- Eddie Izzard

Monday, June 18, 2007

Paul Cezanne

If I'd known how to organize my life, it would have suited me better. But a family forces one to make a lot of concessions.
- Paul Cezanne

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Harmon Killebrew

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass." "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys."
- Harmon Killebrew

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Pablo Picasso

I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.
- Pablo Picasso

Friday, June 15, 2007

Robert Frost

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
- Robert Frost

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Mark Twain

To have nothing the matter with you and no habits is pretty tame, pretty colorless. It is just the way a saint feels, I reckon; it is at least the way he looks. I never could stand a saint.
- Mark Twain

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Paul Gauguin

Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
- Paul Gauguin

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

William F. Buckley, Jr.

"Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

Monday, June 11, 2007

Gore Vidal

A good deed never goes unpunished.
- Gore Vidal

Sunday, June 10, 2007

P. J. O'Rourke

Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Saturday, June 09, 2007

Woody Allen

I believe in sex and death - two experiences that come once in a lifetime.
- Woody Allen

Friday, June 08, 2007

C. S. Lewis

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.
- C. S. Lewis

Thursday, June 07, 2007

Joe Namath

To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn't know where he is going.
- Joe Namath

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Leonardo da Vinci

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

H L Mencken

Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiness to doubt.
-- H L Mencken

Monday, June 04, 2007

Abraham Lincoln

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
- Abraham Lincoln

Sunday, June 03, 2007

Nelson Mandela

Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.
- Nelson Mandela

Saturday, June 02, 2007

George Bernard Shaw

Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.
- George Bernard Shaw

Friday, June 01, 2007

Ayn Rand

So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
- Ayn Rand

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