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Archives - February 2010

February 1, 2010

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

February 2, 2010

The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its
prediction and then disappears.

– Bill Vaughan

February 3, 2010

I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in
fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your
mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the
here and now?

– John Lennon

February 4, 2010

Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that
we must begin, not at the top.

– Booker T. Washington

February 5, 2010

When you learn, teach. When you get, give.

– Maya Angelou

February 6, 2010

This being Black History Month, I would like to ask people to
celebrate the similarities and not focus on the differences between
people of color and not of color.

– Lynn Swann

February 7, 2010

Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another
person who can not pay to guarantee that he can pay.

– Charles Dickens

February 8, 2010

Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of
the most difficult challenges I face.

– Carol Moseley-Braun

February 9, 2010

There's two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the
hypothesis, then you've made a discovery. If the result is contrary
to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery.

– Enrico Fermi

February 10, 2010

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

– Franz Kafka

February 11, 2010

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in
overalls and looks like work.

– Thomas Edison

February 12, 2010

Avoid popularity if you would have peace.

– Abraham Lincoln

February 13, 2010

Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.

– Jonathan Swift

February 14, 2010

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

– Plato

February 15, 2010

This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in
unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.

– Theodore Roosevelt

February 16, 2010

No man is good enough to govern any woman without her

– Susan B. Anthony

February 17, 2010

If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life
moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you to
go on in spite of all. And so today I still have a dream.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 18, 2010

Confusion is always the most honest response.

– Marty Indik

February 19, 2010

I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.

– Steve Martin

February 20, 2010

If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; first,
you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for
virtues you never had.

– I. F. Stone

February 21, 2010

The road to hell is paved with adverbs.

– Stephen King

February 22, 2010

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what
I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an
honest man.

– George Washington

February 23, 2010

The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change
everything --- or nothing.

– Nancy Astor

February 24, 2010

Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some
men have mediocrity thrust upon them.

– Joseph Heller, from CATCH 22

February 25, 2010

It is not bigotry to be certain we are right; but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong.

– G. K. Chesterton

February 26, 2010

The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The
struggles within yourself --- the invisible, inevitable battles
inside all of us --- that's where it's at.

– Jesse Owens, BLACKTHINK

February 27, 2010

Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can

– Evan Esar

February 28, 2010

The workings of the human heart are the profoundest mystery of the
universe. One moment they make us despair of our kind, and the next
we see in them the reflection of the divine image.

– Charles W. Chesnutt, THE MARROW OF TRADITION