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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Nora Ephron

It seemed to me that the desire to get married - which, I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women - is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge - which is to be single again.
- Nora Ephron

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Jack Welch

You cant behave in a calm, rational manner. You've got to be out there on the lunatic fringe.
- Jack Welch

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Scott Adams

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
- Scott Adams

Monday, August 28, 2017

H. L. Mencken

Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
- H. L. Mencken

Sunday, August 27, 2017


Any one who has common sense will remember that the bewilderments of the eyes are of two kinds, and arise from two causes, either from coming out of the light or from going into the light, which is true of the mind's eye, quite as much as of the bodily eye; and he who remembers this when he sees any one whose vision is perplexed and weak, will not be too ready to laugh; he will first ask whether that soul of man has come out of the brighter light, and is unable to see because unaccustomed to the dark, or having turned from darkness to the day is dazzled by excess of light.
- Plato

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Vasco E. G. Lima e Silva

An educated nation have a lot of ideas, an un-educated nation don't have ideas, it limits to follow someone
- Vasco E. G. Lima e Silva

Friday, August 25, 2017

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Ogden Nash

Progress might have been alright once, but it has gone on too long.
- Ogden Nash

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


“Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.”
- Anonymous

Monday, August 21, 2017

Oscar Sanchez

Hope is the strongest driving force for a people. Hope which brings about change, which produces new realities, is what opens man's road to freedom. Once hope has taken hold, courage must unite with wisdom. That is the only way of avoiding violence, the only way of maintaining the calm one needs to respond peacefully to offenses.
- Oscar Sanchez

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Harold Wallace Ross

Editing is the same as quarreling with writers -- same thing exactly.
- Harold Wallace Ross

Saturday, August 19, 2017


Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
- Confucius

Friday, August 18, 2017

French Proverb

More flies are caught with honey than with vinegar.
- French Proverb

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Leo Burnett

To swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is to swear off having ideas.
- Leo Burnett

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Niels Bohr

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

John Lennon

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
- John Lennon

Monday, August 14, 2017

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The world moves, and ideas that were once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Sunday, August 13, 2017

George Washington

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
- George Washington

Saturday, August 12, 2017

William Shakespeare

“Have more than thou showest, speak less than thouh knowest, lend less than thou owest.”
- William Shakespeare, Macbeth (1564-1616)

Friday, August 11, 2017

Ludwig Binswanger

Freud expressed the opinion—not quite in earnest, though, it seeemed to me—that philosophy was the most decent form of sublimation of repressed sexuality, nothing more. In response I put the question, 'What then is science, particularly psychoanalytic psychology?' Whereup on he, visible a bit surprised, answered evasively: 'At least psychology has a social purpose.'
- Ludwig Binswanger

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Tao Te Ching

The gentlest thing in the world overcomes the hardest thing in the world.
- Tao Te Ching

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Lewis Carroll

It was much pleasanter at home, when one wasn't always growing larger and smaller, and being ordered about by mice and rabbits.
- Lewis Carroll

Tuesday, August 08, 2017


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

Monday, August 07, 2017

C. S. Lewis

All joy...emphasizes our pilgrim status; always reminds, beckons, awakens desire. Our best havings are wantings.
- C. S. Lewis

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Henry Ward Beecher

What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away. - Henry Ward Beecher

Saturday, August 05, 2017

E. B. White

"I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning my day difficult."
- E. B. White

Friday, August 04, 2017

Oscar Wilde

"It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious."
- Oscar Wilde

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Richard Feynman

"I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there."
- Richard Feynman

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

William Hazlitt

There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
- William Hazlitt

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Mark Twain

You are aware that public men get ample credit for all the sins they commit, and for a multitude of other sins they were never guilty of. A private citizen escapes public scrutiny, and fares all the better for it.
- Mark Twain

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