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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Saint Francis de Sales

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Walter Bagehot

A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Philip K. Dick

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
- Philip K. Dick

Monday, January 28, 2008

Robert Browning

A minute's success pays the failure of years.
- Robert Browning

Sunday, January 27, 2008

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

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Friday, January 25, 2008

Thomas R. Dewar

"Marriage is a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter."
- Thomas R. Dewar

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Wilma Askinas (1926- ) American Author

A friend is one who sees through you and still enjoys the view.
- Wilma Askinas (1926- ) American Author

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Colin Powell

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Oscar Levant

"There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side."
- Oscar Levant

Monday, January 21, 2008

J. K. Rowling

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J. K. Rowling

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Alexander Hamilton

A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
- Alexander Hamilton

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Dalai Lama

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
-- Dalai Lama

Friday, January 18, 2008

Ambrose Bierce

Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
-- Ambrose Bierce

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Elbert Hubbard

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
-- Elbert Hubbard

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Henry David Thoreau

Men have become the tools of their tools.
-- Henry David Thoreau

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Helen Keller

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
- Helen Keller

Monday, January 14, 2008

Marquis de Vauvenargues

The wicked are always suprised to find that the good can be clever.
- Marquis de Vauvenargues

Sunday, January 13, 2008

John Steinbeck

No one wants advice, only collaboration.
- John Steinbeck

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Laurence Sterne

People who are always taking care of their health are like misers who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy.
- Laurence Sterne

Friday, January 11, 2008

Jack Handey

Probably the worst thing about having King Kong go rampid in your town would be the huge, monster genitalia.
- Jack Handey

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Fanny Brice

Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?
- Fanny Brice

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Frank Sinatra

Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels.
- Frank Sinatra

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Ayn Rand

"When I disagree with a rational man, I let reality be our final arbiter; if I am right, he will learn; if I am wrong, I will; one of us will win, but both will profit."
- Ayn Rand

Monday, January 07, 2008

P. J. O'Rourke

The weirder you're going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Sunday, January 06, 2008

John Lennon

I'm not afraid of death because I don't believe in it. It's just getting out of one car, and into another.
- John Lennon

Saturday, January 05, 2008

George Bernard Shaw

Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
- George Bernard Shaw

Friday, January 04, 2008

C. S. Lewis

You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body.
- C. S. Lewis

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Mark Twain

I have always leaned toward the Edwards, but I have admired Henry VIII. He was a great King. I would like to do myself as he did. He married pretty nearly every one who came along. A King has a pretty difficult time of it. He is subject to temptations. So am I. But I get no credit for resisting.
- Mark Twain

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Jonathan Swift

When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
- Jonathan Swift

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Bill Vaughn

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
- Bill Vaughn

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