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Sunday, May 31, 2009

James Thurber

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
- James Thurber

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, May 29, 2009

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

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Woody Allen

Last night I discovered a new form of oral contraceptive. I asked a girl to go to bed with me and she said no.
- Woody Allen

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

The worst moment for the atheist is when he is really thankful and has nobody to thank.
- Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Edna Ferber

Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.
- Edna Ferber (1887 - 1968)

Monday, May 25, 2009

William Penn

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
- William Penn

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Will Rogers

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
- Will Rogers (1879 - 1935), New York Times, Apr. 29, 1930

Saturday, May 23, 2009

C. S. Lewis

The trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.
- C. S. Lewis (1898 - 1963)

Friday, May 22, 2009

Robert F. Kennedy

The problem of power is how to achieve its responsible use rather than its irresponsible and indulgent use - of how to get men of power to live for the public rather than off the public.
- Robert F. Kennedy (1925 - 1968)

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Akira Kurosawa

In a mad world only the mad are sane.
- Akira Kurosawa (1910 - 1998)

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Dylan Thomas

An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
- Dylan Thomas (1914 - 1953), in Constantine Fitzgibbon, Life of Dylan Thomas (1965)

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Scott Adams

Frankly, I'm suspicious of anyone who has a strong opinion on a complicated issue.
- Scott Adams (1957 - ), The Dilbert Blog

Monday, May 18, 2009

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Jules Renard

Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.
- Jules Renard (1864 - 1910)

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Henry David Thoreau

It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862), Walden, 1854

Friday, May 15, 2009

Theodore Roosevelt

When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not guilty.'
- Theodore Roosevelt

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Jane Austen

Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously.... Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.
- Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Pride and Prejudice, 1811

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Benjamin Franklin

If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.
- Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Alice James

One has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James

Monday, May 11, 2009

Everett Dirksen

"I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times."
- Everett Dirksen

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Oprah Winfrey

You can have it all. You just can't have it all at once.
- Oprah Winfrey (1954 - )(1954 - )

Saturday, May 09, 2009

Frank Dane

Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.
- Frank Dane

Friday, May 08, 2009

Tallulah Bankhead

Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.
- Tallulah Bankhead (1903 - 1968)

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Christina Rossetti

Better by far you should forget and smile than you should remember and be sad.
- Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Malcolm Forbes

Men who never get carried away should be.
- Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990)

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Jack Handey

"If you're in a boxing match, try not to let the other guy's glove touch your lips, because you don't know where that glove has been."
- Jack Handey

Monday, May 04, 2009

Katharine Whitehorn

A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.
- Katharine Whitehorn

Sunday, May 03, 2009

David Assael

After you've been in a place for a while, everything starts to look... I won't say better, there's no need to go to extremes...but your everyday life does start to become...familiar.
- David Assael, Northern Exposure, Russian Flu, 1990

Saturday, May 02, 2009

Scott Adams

Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant.
- Scott Adams (1957 - ), Dogbert; Dilbert cartoons

Friday, May 01, 2009

Mark Twain

God, so atrocious in the Old Testament, so attractive in the New--the Jekyl and Hyde of sacred romance.
- Mark Twain




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