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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Charles Dickens

He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
- Charles Dickens

Monday, October 30, 2017

George Bernard Shaw

Nothing is ever accomplished by a reasonable man.
- George Bernard Shaw

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Dalai Lama

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
- Dalai Lama

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Noam Chomsky

The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum - even encourage the more critical and dissident views. That gives people the sense that there's free thinking going on, while all the time the presuppositions of the system are being reinforced by the limits put on the range of the debate
- Noam Chomsky

Friday, October 27, 2017

Rita Rudner

They usually have two tellers in my local bank, except when it's very busy, when they have one.
- Rita Rudner

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Rudyard Kipling

“The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.”
- Rudyard Kipling

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Benjamin Franklin

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
- Benjamin Franklin

Tuesday, October 24, 2017


Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
- Aesop

Monday, October 23, 2017

Johann von Goethe

“We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.”
- Johann von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Robertson Davies

"A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life."
- Robertson Davies

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Joseph Addison

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
- Joseph Addison

Friday, October 20, 2017

Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

"Sometimes the mind, for reasons we don't necessarily understand, just decides to go to the store for a quart of milk."
- Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Edward Gibbon

"History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind."
- Edward Gibbon

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Gilbert K. Chesterton

A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Oscar Wilde

When I was young I used to think that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old, I know it is.
- Oscar Wilde

Monday, October 16, 2017

Virginia Graham

When some people retire, it's going to be mighty hard to be able to tell the difference.
- Virginia Graham

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Noel Coward

"I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me."
- Noel Coward

Friday, October 13, 2017

Allan K. Chalmers

“The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.”
- Allan K. Chalmers (1759 - 1834)

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Mary Bly

Dogs come when they're called, cats take a message and get back to you later.
- Mary Bly

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Somerset Maugham

I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them.
- Somerset Maugham

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Victor Frankl

There is no need to feel ashamed of existential despair because of the assumption that it is an emotional disease, for it is not a neurotic symptom but a human achievement and accomplishment. Above all, it is a manifestation of intellectual sincerity and honesty.
- Victor Frankl

Monday, October 09, 2017

Aldous Huxley

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”
- Aldous Huxley

Sunday, October 08, 2017

Samuel Butler

I consider being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill.
- Samuel Butler

Saturday, October 07, 2017

James Knox Polk

With me it is exceptionally true that the Presidency is no bed of roses.
- James Knox Polk

Friday, October 06, 2017

George Foreman

I want to keep fighting because it is the only thing that keeps me out of the hamburger joints. If I don't fight, I'll eat this planet.
- George Foreman

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Napoleon Hill

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate accomplishments.
- Napoleon Hill

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Peter Abelard

The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.
- Peter Abelard

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Arthur Schopenhauer

It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Monday, October 02, 2017

Lord Byron

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
- Lord Byron

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Mark Twain

A human being has a natural desire to have more of a good thing than he needs.
- Mark Twain

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