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Thursday, April 30, 2009

George Bernard Shaw

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
- George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish Playwright

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Meg Singer

We live our lives in the company and service of others, but allow that some moments are intended for our own pleasures as well.
- Meg Singer

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

John D. Rockefeller

I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
- John D. Rockefeller

Monday, April 27, 2009

Saint Jerome

The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.
- Saint Jerome (374 AD - 419 AD)

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Johann K. Lavater

Mistrust the man who finds everything good, the man who finds everything evil and still more the man who is indifferent to everything.
- Johann K. Lavater

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Oscar Wilde

Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Friday, April 24, 2009

Albert Pine

What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.
- Albert Pine

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Judith Martin, (Miss Manners)

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
- Judith Martin, (Miss Manners)

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

George Burns

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two together as close as possible.
- George Burns

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Robert Heinlein

Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.
- Robert Heinlein

Monday, April 20, 2009

Emily Dickinson

They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.
- Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe.
- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Winston Churchill

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
- Winston Churchill

Friday, April 17, 2009

Whitney Young

The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self.
- Whitney Young (1921 - 1971)

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Robert Frost

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
- Robert Frost (1874 - 1963)

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Margaret Mitchell

Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them.
- Margaret Mitchell - Gone with the Wind

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Lord Chesterfield

Be wiser than other people, if you can, but do not tell them so.
- Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)

Monday, April 13, 2009

Susan B. Anthony

The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled, the more I gain.
- Susan B. Anthony (1820 - 1906)

Sunday, April 12, 2009

G. K. Chesterton

If there were no God, there would be no Atheists.
- G. K. Chesterton

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Sidney J. Harris

Nothing can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.
- Sidney J. Harris

Friday, April 10, 2009


To find yourself jilted is a blow to your pride. Do your best to forget it and if you don't succeed, at least pretend to.
- Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Emo Phillips

I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.
- Emo Phillips

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Thomas Jefferson

"A little rebellion now and then is a good thing...."
- Thomas Jefferson

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Ambrose Bierce

In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
- Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Monday, April 06, 2009

Henry Ford

It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
- Henry Ford

Sunday, April 05, 2009

Victor Hugo

To die is nothing; but it is terrible not to live.
- Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885), Les Miserables

Saturday, April 04, 2009

Jack Handey

"It makes me mad when people say I turned and ran like a scared rabbit. Maybe it was like an angry rabbit, who was going to fight in another fight, away from the first fight."
- Jack Handey

Friday, April 03, 2009

Everett Dirksen

"When a member of the House moves over to the Senate, he raises the IQ of both bodies."
- Everett Dirksen

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Woody Allen

If you want to make God laugh, tell him your future plans.
- Woody Allen

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Mark Twain

Satan hasn't a single salaried helper; the Opposition employs a million.
- Mark Twain

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