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Saturday, May 31, 2008

Henry Louis Mencken

A man always blames the woman who fools him. In the same way he blames the door he walks into in the dark.
- Henry Louis Mencken

Friday, May 30, 2008

Louisa May Alcott

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Robert Frost

Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.
- Robert Frost

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Will Rogers

Everything is funny as long as it is happening to someone else.
- Will Rogers

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

John Sullivan

Do you know how heavy is the cross I have to bear?... I think she weighs about 130 pounds.
- John Sullivan

Monday, May 26, 2008

Woodrow Wilson

"The Americans who went to Europe to die are a unique breed.... (They) crossed the seas to a foreign land to fight for a cause which they did not pretend was peculiarly their own, which they knew was the cause of humanity and mankind. These Americans gave the greatest of all gifts, the gift of life and the gift of spirit."
- Woodrow Wilson

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Maggie Scarf

Getting angry can sometimes be like leaping into a wonderfully responsive sports car, gunning the motor, taking off at high speed and then discovering the brakes are out of order.
- Maggie Scarf

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Walter Kaufmann

Rabbi Zusya said that on the Day of Judgment, God would ask him, not why he had not been Moses, but why he had not been Zusya.
- Walter Kaufmann

Friday, May 23, 2008

Kurt Vonnegut

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
- Kurt Vonnegut

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Heinrich Heine

God will forgive me. It's His job.
- Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) German poet

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Mother Teresa

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Lois McMaster Bujold

"Experience suggests it doesn't matter so much how you got here, as what you do after you arrive."
- Lois McMaster Bujold

Monday, May 19, 2008

Kathy Kendall

When I feed on resentments and anger, I am giving someone else rent-free space in my head.
- Kathy Kendall

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Frank Buchman

There is enough in the world for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's good.
- Frank Buchman

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Baltasar Gracian

A prudent man will think more important what fate has conceded to him, than what it has denied.
- Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658) Spanish Philosopher

Friday, May 16, 2008

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Helen Keller

Life is nothing if not a daring adventure!
- Helen Keller

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Mohandas Gandhi

One's own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one's Maker and no one else's.
- Mohandas Gandhi

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Leo C. Rosten

I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.
- Leo C. Rosten (1908-1977) American Writer

Monday, May 12, 2008

Nolan Bushnell

Everyone who has ever taken a shower has had an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does something about it that makes a difference.
- Nolan Bushnell

Sunday, May 11, 2008

William Makepeace Thackeray

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Oscar Levant

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
- Oscar Levant

Friday, May 09, 2008

e e cummings

I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
- e e cummings (1894 - 1962)

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Robert Frost

The middle of the road is where the white line is - and that's the worst place to drive.
- Robert Frost

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

P. J. O'Rourke

You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Woody Allen

My parents stayed together for forty years - out of spite.
- Woody Allen

Monday, May 05, 2008

George Bernard Shaw

Some look at things that are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?
- George Bernard Shaw

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Neil Simon

"I don't know, what's the record?" Answer to the question: "How horny can you get?
- Neil Simon

Saturday, May 03, 2008

Jack Handey

My favorite uncle was Uncle Caveman. We called him that because he lived in a cave and every once in a while he'd eat one of us. Later on we found out he was a bear.
- Jack Handey

Friday, May 02, 2008

Ayn Rand

They were majoring in two subjects: physics and philosophy. Their choice amazed everybody but me: modern thinkers considered it unnecessary to perceive reality, and modern physicists considered it unnecessary to think. I knew better; what amazed me was that these children knew it, too.
- Ayn Rand

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Mark Twain

Truth is the most valuable thing we have, so I try to conserve it.
- Mark Twain

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