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Archives - November 2010

November 1, 2010

Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up
against falsehood, as oil does above water.

– Miguel de Cervantes, DON QUIXOTE

November 2, 2010

Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections
is to find out if the polls were right?

– Robert Orben

November 3, 2010

I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with
that decision.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

November 4, 2010

Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and
why. Then do it.

– Robert Heinlein

November 5, 2010

Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to
travel from coast to coast without seeing anything.

– Charles Kuralt

November 6, 2010

Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is
tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery, THE LITTLE PRINCE

November 7, 2010

The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous
formation through choice of action.

– John Dewey

November 8, 2010

Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated
warriors go to war first and then seek to win.

– Sun-tzu

November 9, 2010

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of
yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.

– Hermann Hesse, DEMIAN

November 10, 2010

Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess
player, not the chess piece.

– Ralph Charell

November 11, 2010

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes
and she-roes!

– Maya Angelou

November 12, 2010

Dreams are answers to questions we haven't yet figured out how to

– Fox Mulder, “The X-Files”

November 13, 2010

Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective
if you can stop people talking.

– Clement Atlee

November 14, 2010

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

– Oprah Winfrey

November 15, 2010

Dignity comes not from control, but from understanding who you are
and taking your rightful place in the world.

– Real Live Preacher

November 16, 2010

One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly
on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have
entertained us.

– Kurt Vonnegut, “Cold Turkey”

November 17, 2010

No man who worships education has got the best out of
education...Without a gentle contempt for education no man's
education is complete.

– G.K. Chesterton

November 18, 2010

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value
than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or
useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great
deal in a few.

– Pythagoras

November 19, 2010

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared

– Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

November 20, 2010

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not
only to be right but also to be wrong.

– Thomas Szasz, THE SECOND SIN

November 21, 2010

I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure
of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any
philosophy, not even mine.

– Bertrand Russell

November 22, 2010

If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.

– Tryon Edwards

November 23, 2010

Family isn't about whose blood you have. It's about who you care

– Trey Parker and Matt Stone

November 24, 2010

Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of
our lives and we obey them without realizing it.

– Vincent Van Gogh

November 25, 2010

The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans
have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside
a day of thanksgiving.

– H.U. Westermayer

November 26, 2010

Only the mediocre are always at their best.

– Jean Giraudoux

November 27, 2010

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his

– Baltasar Gracian

November 28, 2010

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the

– Jim Rohn

November 29, 2010

Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they
enkindle and melt the soul.

– Saint Teresa of Avila

November 30, 2010

Never bear more than one trouble at a time. Some people bear three
kinds --- all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect
to have.

– Edward Everett Hale