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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Laurence J. Peter

"The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance." - Laurence J. Peter

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Henry Ward Beecher

No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Abraham Joshua Heschel

Wonder rather than doubt is the root of knowledge.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Monday, January 28, 2013

Joe Martin

"The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up there's no law against wacking them around a little."
- Joe Martin

Sunday, January 27, 2013

P D James

I believe that political correctness can be a form of linguistic fascism, and it sends shivers down the spine of my generation who went to war against fascism
- P D James

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Thomas Edison

Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking all day from one laboratory table to another. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
- Thomas Edison

Friday, January 25, 2013

Jim Rohn

All of life is a risk; in fact we're not going to get out alive. Casualness leads to casualties. Communication is the ability to affect other people with words.
- Jim Rohn

Thursday, January 24, 2013

John F. Kennedy

The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.
- John F. Kennedy

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Adnan Mithani

Getting to know someone is like investigating a crime scene where the culprit is constantly allowed to rearrange the evidence.
- Adnan Mithani

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Tao Te Ching

When there is no desire, all things are at peace.
- Tao Te Ching

Monday, January 21, 2013

Inigo DeLeon

The cure for writer's cramp is writer's block.    
- Inigo DeLeon

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Jean Claude Killy

The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion.
- Jean Claude Killy

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Edward T. Hall

“One of the many paths to enlightenment is the discovery of ourselves, and this can be achieved whenever one truly knows others who are different.”
- Edward T. Hall

Friday, January 18, 2013

Ambrose Bierce

Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
- Ambrose Bierce

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Phyllis Diller

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
- Phyllis Diller

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

W. Somerset Maugham

Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Robert Frost

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office
- Robert Frost

Monday, January 14, 2013

Lily Tomlin

"Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world."
- Lily Tomlin

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Albert Einstein

"Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves."
- Albert Einstein

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Sir William Osler

"The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals."
- Sir William Osler

Friday, January 11, 2013

Andrew Young

I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind by thinking rich thoughts.
- Andrew Young

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Tao Te Ching

Just stay at the center of the circle and let all things take their course.
- Tao Te Ching

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

George Eliot

Blows are sarcasms turned stupid.
 - George Eliot

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Gilbert K. Chesterton

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Monday, January 07, 2013


Man loves little and often. Woman much and rarely.
- Basta

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Brendan Gill

"Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious."
- Brendan Gill

Saturday, January 05, 2013

Bertrand Russell

“Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.”
- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

Friday, January 04, 2013


As a lotus flower is born in water, grows in water and rises out of water to stand above it unsoiled, so I, born in the world, raised in the world having overcome the world, live unsoiled by the world.
- Buddha

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Douglas Adams

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."
- Douglas Adams

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Thomas Sowell

"Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good."
- Thomas Sowell

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Mark Twain

The approach of Christmas brings harrassment and dread to many excellent people. They have to buy a cart-load of presents, and they never know what to buy to hit the various tastes; they put in three weeks of hard and anxious work, and when Christmas morning comes they are so dissatisfied with the result, and so disappointed that they want to sit down and cry. Then they give thanks that Christmas comes but once a year.
- Mark Twain

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