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Thursday, October 31, 2013


Disease is not of the body but of the place.
- Seneca

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Thomas Edison

There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
- Thomas Edison

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Rita Mae Brown

Computer dating is fine, if you're a computer.
- Rita Mae Brown

Monday, October 28, 2013


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.
- Ovid

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Carl Sagan

The universe is a pretty big space. It's bigger than anything anyone has ever dreamed of before. So, if it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space, right?
- Carl Sagan

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Bishop John Wilkins

Garner up pleasant thoughts in your mind, for pleasant thoughts make pleasant lives.
- Bishop John Wilkins

Friday, October 25, 2013

Andrew W. Mathis

"It is bad luck to be superstitious."
- Andrew W. Mathis

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Berkeley Rice

Visionary people are visionary partly because of the very great many things they don't see.
- Berkeley Rice

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Peter Ustinov

"If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done."
- Peter Ustinov

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Harry Shearer

"If absolute power corrupts absolutely, does absolute powerlessness make you pure?"
- Harry Shearer

Monday, October 21, 2013

William Shakespeare

“Conscience is but a word that cowards use, devised at first to keep the strong in awe.”
- William Shakespeare, King Richard III (1564-1616)

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Henry Ford

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
- Henry Ford

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

“Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae. ”
- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (1974)

Friday, October 18, 2013

Arthur C. Clarke

"It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value."
- Arthur C. Clarke

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Henry Kissinger

"The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously."
- Henry Kissinger

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Blaise Pascal

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

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Jeph Jacques

"If only corporal punishment cured low self-esteem."
- Jeph Jacques

Monday, October 14, 2013

Galileo Galilei

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
- Galileo Galilei

Sunday, October 13, 2013


When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.
- Confucius

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Dorothea Brande

"To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail."
- Dorothea Brande

Friday, October 11, 2013


To display his eternal attributes in their inexhaustible variety, the Lord made the green fields of time and space.
- Jami

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Lily Tomlin

If I had known what it would be like to have it all - I might have been willing to settle for less.
- Lily Tomlin

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Jack Handey

I believe in making the world safe for our children, but not our children's children, because I don't think children should be having sex.
- Jack Handey

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Bertrand Russell

A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.  
- Bertrand Russell

Monday, October 07, 2013


Man...is a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures.
- Plato

Sunday, October 06, 2013

H. L. Mencken

Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.
- H. L. Mencken

Saturday, October 05, 2013

Terry Pratchett

“Gods don't like people not doing much work. People who aren't busy all the time might start to think. ”
- Terry Pratchett, Small Gods (1948 -)

Friday, October 04, 2013

Jean Houston

Just as you would not neglect seeds that you planted with the hope that they will bear vegetables and fruits and flowers, so you must attend to and nourish the garden of your becoming.
- Jean Houston

Thursday, October 03, 2013

George Bernard Shaw

Hell is full of musical amateurs.
- George Bernard Shaw

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Kin Hubbard

Fun is like life insurance; the older you get, the more it costs.
- Kin Hubbard

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Mark Twain

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

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