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Sunday, November 30, 2008

Golda Meir

We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.
- Golda Meir

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Henry Ford

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
- Henry Ford

Friday, November 28, 2008

Lord Chesterfield

"Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today."
- Lord Chesterfield

Thursday, November 27, 2008

O. Henry

There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
- O. Henry

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Anatole France

The first virtue of all really great men is that they are sincere. They eradicate hypocrisy from their hearts.
- Anatole France

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Samuel Butler

Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
- Samuel Butler

Monday, November 24, 2008


The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities, and to make the most of one's resources.
- Vauvenargues

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Chinese Proverb

There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.
- Chinese Proverb

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Mitch Albom

"But all endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time."
- Mitch Albom

Friday, November 21, 2008


There is just one life for each of us: our own.
- Euripides

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you can't fly, run. If you can't run, walk. If you can't walk, crawl, but by all means keep moving.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Jack Dempsey

A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.
- Jack Dempsey

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Harvey Fierstein

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
- Harvey Fierstein

Monday, November 17, 2008

Thomas Jefferson

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

Sunday, November 16, 2008

J. E. Buchrose

"Happiness comes more from loving than being loved; and often when our affection seems wounded it is only our vanity bleeding. To love, and to be hurt often, and to love again - this is the brave and happy life."
- J. E. Buchrose

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What you can do, or think you can, begin it.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Friday, November 14, 2008

Tom Masson

"Be yourself" is about the worst advice you can give some people.
- Tom Masson

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Ruth Benedict

"The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good."
- Ruth Benedict

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Walt Whitman

If you done it, it ain't bragging.

- Walt Whitman

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances -- it was somebody's name, or he happened to be there at the time, or it was so then, and another day would have been otherwise. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, November 10, 2008

F. Hawes

Aim at the sun and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if you had aimed at an object on a level with yourself.
- F. Hawes

Sunday, November 09, 2008

Albert Einstein

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
- Albert Einstein

Saturday, November 08, 2008

Daniel Webster

The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
- Daniel Webster

Friday, November 07, 2008

Adlai Stevenson

Accuracy to a newspaper is what virtue is to a lady; but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
- Adlai Stevenson

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Jack Handey

"Anytime I see something screech across a room and latch onto someone's neck, and the guy screams and tries to get it off, I have to laugh, because what is that thing."
- Jack Handey

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Covert Bailey

No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.
- Covert Bailey

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

George Bernard Shaw

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
- George Bernard Shaw

Monday, November 03, 2008

Alexander Hamilton

The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God; and, however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed, it is not true to fact. The people are turbulent and changing, they seldom judge or determine right.
- Alexander Hamilton

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Helen Keller

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
- Helen Keller

Saturday, November 01, 2008

Mark Twain

I have not professionally dealt in truth. Many when they come to die have spent all the truth that was in them, and enter the next world as paupers. I have saved up enough to make an astonishment there.
- Mark Twain

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