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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Samuel Butler

To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.
- Samuel Butler

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Lily Tomlin

"Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then--we elected them."
- Lily Tomlin


To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
- Buddha

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

James Whistler

I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.
- James Whistler

Monday, June 27, 2011

Don Herold

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
- Don Herold

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Gracie Allen

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Woodrow Wilson

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
- Woodrow Wilson

Friday, June 24, 2011

E. B. White

Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.
- E. B. White

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Friedrich Schiller

Every true genius is bound to be naive.
- Friedrich Schiller

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Georg C. Lichtenberg

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Dolly Parton

I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde.
- Dolly Parton

Monday, June 20, 2011

Sigmund Freud

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
- Sigmund Freud

Sunday, June 19, 2011

H. L. Mencken

It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
- H. L. Mencken

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Reinhold Niebuhr

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."
- Reinhold Niebuhr

Friday, June 17, 2011

Josh Billings

Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
- Josh Billings

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Ambrose Bierce

Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
- Ambrose Bierce

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Bishop George Berkeley

To be is to be perceived (Esse est percipi). Or, If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound?
- Bishop George Berkeley

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Virginia Graham

When some people retire, it's going to be mighty hard to be able to tell the difference.
- Virginia Graham

Monday, June 13, 2011

Victor Borge

Santa Claus has the right idea: visit people once a year.
- Victor Borge

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Clint Eastwood

I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will.
- Clint Eastwood

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Hank Aaron

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
- Hank Aaron

Satchel Paige

Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common.
- Satchel Paige

Friday, June 10, 2011

Lawrence Durrell

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.
- Lawrence Durrell

Thursday, June 09, 2011


"They can conquer who believe they can."
- Virgil

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Robert Sexton

"Long after moments of closeness have passed, a part of you remains with me and warms the places your hands have touched and hastens my heart for your return."
- Robert Sexton

Tuesday, June 07, 2011


Wit is educated insolence.
- Aristotle

Monday, June 06, 2011

Robert Orben

Never raise your hand to your children - it leaves your midsection unprotected.
- Robert Orben

Sunday, June 05, 2011

Albert Einstein

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

Saturday, June 04, 2011


Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Friday, June 03, 2011

Will Rogers

Do the best you can, and don't take life too serious.
- Will Rogers

Thursday, June 02, 2011

George Bernard Shaw

A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
- George Bernard Shaw

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Mark Twain

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain

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