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Friday, November 30, 2007

Winston Churchill

I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.
--Winston Churchill

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Richard Harris

I often sit back and think, "I wish I'd done that," and find out later that I already have.
- Richard Harris

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

John D. Rockefeller III

The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it, put your whole soul into it -- every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have.
- John D. Rockefeller III

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Norman MacFinan

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
- Norman MacFinan

Monday, November 26, 2007

Johann von Goethe

If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
- Johann von Goethe

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Benjamin Disraeli

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Redd Foxx

Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.
- Redd Foxx

Friday, November 23, 2007

Marcel Proust

The only paradise is paradise lost.
- Marcel Proust

Thursday, November 22, 2007

E.P. Powell

Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude.
- E.P. Powell

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Jack Handey

Next Thanksgiving, here is a fun trick to play: When the mashed potatoes and turkey are being served, take some of both. But hide your turkey under your mashed potatoes. When your family asks "Don't you want some turkey?," pull the turkey out from under the mashed potatoes and yell "I tricked you!!"
- Jack Handey

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Mark Twain

Thanksgiving Day. Let all give humble, hearty, and sincere thanks now, but the turkeys. In the island of Fiji they do not use turkeys; they use plumbers. It does not become you and me to sneer at Fiji.
- Mark Twain

Monday, November 19, 2007


Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.
- Cicero

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Quentin Regestein

The... patient should be made to understand that he or she must take charge of his own life. Don't take your body to the doctor as if he were a repair shop.
- Quentin Regestein

Saturday, November 17, 2007


Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
- Homer

Friday, November 16, 2007

Josh Billings

There's lots of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.
- Josh Billings

Thursday, November 15, 2007

David Carradine

If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.
- David Carradine

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

C. S. Lewis

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
- C. S. Lewis

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

William Shakespeare

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
- William Shakespeare

Monday, November 12, 2007

Raymond Hull

He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
- Raymond Hull

Sunday, November 11, 2007

José Narosky

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.
- José Narosky

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Dorothy Parker

Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
- Dorothy Parker

Friday, November 09, 2007

Samuel Johnson

Second marriage: the triumph of hope over experience.
- Samuel Johnson

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Robert Frost

A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.
- Robert Frost

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Thomas Jefferson

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
- Thomas Jefferson

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Meister Eckhart

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "thank you," that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Monday, November 05, 2007

George Bernard Shaw

I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.
- George Bernard Shaw

Sunday, November 04, 2007

Woody Allen

My brain is my second favorite organ.
- Woody Allen

Saturday, November 03, 2007

Gore Vidal

Write something, even if it's just a suicide note.
- Gore Vidal

Friday, November 02, 2007

P. J. O'Rourke

In our brief national history we have shot four of our presidents, worried five of them to death, impeached one and hounded another out of office. And when all else fails, we hold an election and assassinate their character.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Ayn Rand

"Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values."
- Ayn Rand

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