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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Tallulah Bankhead

I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.
- Tallulah Bankhead

Friday, August 30, 2013

Israel Zangwill

“You should examine yourself daily. If you find faults, you should correct them. When you find none, you should try even harder.”
- Israel Zangwill (1864 - 1926)

Thursday, August 29, 2013


Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred; it will be stilled by non-hatred - this is the law Eternal.
- Buddha

Wednesday, August 28, 2013


He who does not think that what he has is more than sufficient, is an unhappy man, even if he is the master of the whole world.
- Epicurus, 341-270 b.C., Greek philosopher, in Seneca Letters to Lucilius

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Jim Abbot

In the eighth inning you can't hear the roar of the ninth. All you can do to hold yourself together, and trust.
- Jim Abbot

Monday, August 26, 2013


Without friends no one would choose to live.
- Aristotle

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Tony Soprano

Every day's a gift. It's just... does it have to be a pair of socks?
- Tony Soprano (The Sopranos)

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Og Mandingo

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.
- Og Mandingo

Friday, August 23, 2013

Nora Ephron

"Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy."
- Nora Ephron

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Henry James

"She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities. "
- Henry James

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Sinclair Lewis

"Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless."
- Sinclair Lewis

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Malcolm Forbes

"By the time we've made it, we've had it."
- Malcolm Forbes

Monday, August 19, 2013

Windred Newman

There are no hopeless situations, only people who think hopelessly.
- Windred Newman

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Clifton Fadiman

“To feel at home, stay at home. A foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It’s designed to make its own people comfortable.”
- Clifton Fadiman

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Marie Corelli

I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon and a cat that comes home late at night.
- Marie Corelli

Friday, August 16, 2013

Oscar Wilde

Philosophy teaches us to bear with equanimity the misfortunes of others
- Oscar Wilde

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Kin Hubbard

There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?
- Kin Hubbard

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

EB White

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
- EB White

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

James H. Boren

A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.
- James H. Boren

Monday, August 12, 2013

H. L. Mencken

Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.
- H. L. Mencken

Sunday, August 11, 2013


Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
- Confucius

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Yogi Berra

(When bumped by a man carrying a grandfather clock) Why can't you wear a watch like everybody else?
- Yogi Berra

Friday, August 09, 2013

Gerald W. Grumet

While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple.
- Gerald W. Grumet

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Tao Te Ching

Be content with what you have, rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
- Tao Te Ching

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Thomas Edison

The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.
- Thomas Edison

Tuesday, August 06, 2013


“There is nothing so absurd but some philosopher has said it."
- Cicero (106 - 46 B.C.)

Monday, August 05, 2013

Mary-Clair King

I think there are two keys to being creatively productive. One is not being daunted by one's fear of failure. The second is sheer perseverance.
- Mary-Clair King

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Jim Cathcart

More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause.
- Jim Cathcart

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Friday, August 02, 2013

Richard Baker

To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.
- Richard Baker

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Mark Twain

Once I talked to the inmates of an insane asylum in Hartford. I have talked to idiots a thousand times, but only once to the insane...
- Mark Twain - quoted in Isabel Lyon's Journal, 2/15/1906

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