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Archives - July 2002

July 1, 2002

England and America are two countries separated by the same language.

– George Bernard Shaw

July 2, 2002

Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.

– Dan Rather

July 3, 2002

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.

– E. B. White

July 4, 2002

Sitting at the table doesn't make you a diner, unless you eat some of what's on that plate. Being here in America doesn't make you an American.

– Malcolm X

July 5, 2002

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

– Winston Churchill

July 6, 2002

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

July 7, 2002

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.

– Helen Keller

July 8, 2002

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

– Errol Flynn

July 9, 2002

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.

– Thomas Edison

July 10, 2002

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.

– W. C. Fields

July 11, 2002

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

– Agnes Repplier

July 12, 2002

A truth that's told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent

– William Blake

July 13, 2002

The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79.

– Douglas Adams, MOSTLY HARMLESS

July 14, 2002

Wrinkles only go where the smiles have been.

– Jimmy Buffet from an early quote of Mark Twain.

July 15, 2002

Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony.

– Robert Benchley

July 16, 2002

Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out.

– Luigi Pirandello

July 17, 2002

Tomorrow is going to come whether or not I'm ready. So I

– Brittney Manion

July 18, 2002

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

July 19, 2002

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.

– Elizabeth I

July 20, 2002

Don't be so modest, you

– Golda Meir

July 21, 2002

Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.

– P. J. O'Rourke

July 22, 2002

Youth is not enough. And love is not enough. And success is not enough. And, if we could achieve it, enough would not be enough.

– Mignon McLaughlin

July 23, 2002

Nothing changes your opinion of a friend so surely as success - yours or his.

– Franklin P. Jones, <i>Saturday Evening Post</i>

July 24, 2002

All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

– Leo Tolstoy

July 25, 2002

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

– Jules de Gaultier

July 26, 2002

It's better to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

– Abraham Lincoln

July 27, 2002

It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.

– P. G. Wodehouse

July 28, 2002

We can do no great things; only small things with great love.

– Mother Teresa

July 29, 2002

Quarrels would not last long if the fault were on only one side.

– Fran&ccedil;ois de La Rochefoucauld

July 30, 2002

In nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments -- there are consequences.

– Robert G. Ingersoll

July 31, 2002

History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history we made today.

– Henry Ford