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Monday, November 30, 2009

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you will help them become what they are capable of becoming.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Antoine P. Berryer

There are no ugly women; there are only women who do not know how to look pretty.
- Antoine P. Berryer

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Helen Hudson

Looks are so deceptive that people should be done up like food packages with the ingredients clearly labeled.
- Helen Hudson

Friday, November 27, 2009

Charles Yost

Romanticism is the expression of man's urge to rise above reason and common sense, just as rationalism is the expression of his urge to rise above theology and emotion.

- Charles Yost

Thursday, November 26, 2009

John Ruskin

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin 1819-1900, British Critic, Social Theorist

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Og Mandino

You are not the momentary whim of a careless creator experimenting in the laboratory of life… You were made with a purpose.
- Og Mandino in "The Greatest Miracle in the World"

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Philip Pullman

I don't believe in writer's block. All writing is difficult. The most you can hope for is a day when it goes reasonably easily. Plumbers don't get plumber's block and doctors don't get doctor's block; why should writers be the only profession that gives a special name to the difficulty of working, and then expects sympathy for it?"
- Philip Pullman

Monday, November 23, 2009

W. C. Fields

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields 1879-1946, American Actor

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Dorothy Day

The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.
- Dorothy Day 1897-1980, American Religious Leader

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Sir William Temple

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
- Sir William Temple 1628-1699, British Diplomat, Essayist

Friday, November 20, 2009

James Baldwin

People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.
- James Baldwin 1924-1987, American Author

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Woody Allen

Eighty percent of success is showing up.
- Woody Allen

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
- Aristotle

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Albert Einstein

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

Monday, November 16, 2009

Buster Keaton

A comedian does funny things. A good comedian does things funny.
- Buster Keaton

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Sa'di The Gulistan

… once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes. I came to the chief of Kufah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience …
- Sa'di The Gulistan, 1258

Saturday, November 14, 2009

G.K. Chesterton

War is not 'the best way of settling differences'; it is the only way of preventing their being settled for you.
- G.K. Chesterton

Friday, November 13, 2009

H.L. Mencken

Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.
- H.L. Mencken

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Blaise Pascal

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
- Blaise Pascal

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Bill Cosby

You are well-educated and you look cute, but that's not going to cut it.
- Bill Cosby

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Peter Ustinov

Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
- Peter Ustinov

Monday, November 09, 2009

William Hazlitt

Without the aid of prejudice and custom I should not be able to find my way across the room.
- William Hazlitt

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Bill Austin

"There are no problems, only opportunities"
- Bill Austin

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Bette Midler

Cherish forever what makes you unique, 'cuz you're really a yawn if it goes.
- Bette Midler

Friday, November 06, 2009

John Assaraf

Be very careful what you say to yourself because someone very important is listening…YOU!
- John Assaraf

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Learned Hand

No doubt one may quote history to support any cause, as the devil quotes scripture.
- Learned Hand

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Rex Brown

In business "The best revenge is MAKE THE SALE".
- Rex Brown

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Herm Albright

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
- Herm Albright

Monday, November 02, 2009

Warren Beatty

All we need is a voluntary, free-spirited, open-ended program of procreative racial deconstruction. Everybody just keep fuckin' everybody 'til they're all the same color.
- Warren Beatty

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Mark Twain

There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.
- Mark Twain

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