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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Tao Te Ching

Whoever can see through all fear will always be safe.
- Tao Te Ching

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Douglas Adams

The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79.
- Douglas Adams

Friday, June 28, 2013


A little experience often upsets a lot of theory.
- Cadman

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Lin Yutang

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.”
- Lin Yutang

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Glaser and Way

"The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it."
- Glaser and Way

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Charles Lamb

"Lawyers, I suppose, were children once."
- Charles Lamb

Monday, June 24, 2013

Alfred North Whitehead

"Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it."
- Alfred North Whitehead

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Thomas Carlyle

"What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books."
- Thomas Carlyle

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Lyndon B. Johnson

I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. First, let her think she's having her own way. And second, let her have it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Friday, June 21, 2013

Francis Bradley

His mind is open; yes, it is so open that nothing is retained; ideas simply pass through him.
- Attributed to Francis Bradley

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Libbie Fudim

We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect their good judgment.
- Libbie Fudim

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Thomas Edison

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence.... Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
- Thomas Edison

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Vilhjalmur Stefansson

"What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public."
- Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Monday, June 17, 2013

Richard M. Nixon

"Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too."
- Richard M. Nixon

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Dr. Seuss

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.”
- Dr. Seuss (1904 - 1991)

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Herbert George Wells

The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf - it's almost a law.
- Herbert George Wells

Friday, June 14, 2013

Dalai Lama

When we bend ourselves to material desires – a new car, a new home, for instance – we increase their intensity and their number. Our wishes increase and we become less and less satisfied, and more and more incapable of satisfying them.
- Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual and political leader, Voices from the Heart

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Friedrich Nietzsche

Madness is something rare in individuals -- but in groups, parties, peoples, ages it is the rule.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Tallulah Bankhead

They used to photograph Shirley Temple through gauze. They should photograph me through linoleum.
- Tallulah Bankhead

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Woody Allen

"As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' -- probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on."
- Woody Allen

Monday, June 10, 2013

H. L. Mencken

For centuries, theologians have been explaining the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing.
- H. L. Mencken

Sunday, June 09, 2013


The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
- Buddha

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Albert Schweitzer

Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.
- Albert Schweitzer - The Philosophy of Civilization

Friday, June 07, 2013

Niccolo Machiavelli

When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the marjority of men live content.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Winston Churchill

Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.
- Winston Churchill

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Jim Abbot

People will tell you that I overcame obstacles. Maybe. But the truth is I was incredibly blessed in my life. More was given than was ever taken away.
- Jim Abbot

Tuesday, June 04, 2013


You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.
- Plato

Monday, June 03, 2013

J.B. Priestly

I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
- J.B. Priestly

Sunday, June 02, 2013

Ambrose Bierce

Vote: The instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
- Ambrose Bierce

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Mark Twain

The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people.
- Mark Twain

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