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Archives - July 2002

July 1, 2002

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.

– Laurence J. Peter

July 2, 2002

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

– George Bernard Shaw

July 3, 2002

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

– Dan Rather

July 4, 2002

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

– E. B. White

July 5, 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 6, 2002

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

– Winston Churchill

July 7, 2002

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

– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

July 8, 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 9, 2002

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

– Errol Flynn

July 10, 2002

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

– Thomas Edison

July 11, 2002

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

– W. C. Fields

July 12, 2002

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

– Agnes Repplier

July 13, 2002

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

– William Blake

July 14, 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 15, 2002

Wrinkles only go where the smiles have been.

– Jimmy Buffet from an early quote of Mark Twain.

July 16, 2002

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

– Robert Benchley

July 17, 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 18, 2002

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

– Brittney Manion

July 19, 2002

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

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

July 20, 2002

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

– Elizabeth I

July 21, 2002

Don't be so modest, you

– Golda Meir

July 22, 2002

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

– P. J. O'Rourke

July 23, 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 24, 2002

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

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

July 25, 2002

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

– Leo Tolstoy

July 26, 2002

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

– Jules de Gaultier

July 27, 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 28, 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 29, 2002

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

– Mother Teresa

July 30, 2002

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

– Fran&ccedil;ois de La Rochefoucauld

July 31, 2002

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

– Robert G. Ingersoll