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Archives - October 2010

October 1, 2010

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

– Malcolm Forbes

October 2, 2010

Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?

– Dennis and Wendy Mannering

October 3, 2010

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain

– Benjamin Franklin

October 4, 2010

When someone tells you something defies description, you can be
pretty sure he's going to have a go at it anyway.

– Clyde B. Aster

October 5, 2010

Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well,
poetry is just the ash.

– Leonard Cohen

October 6, 2010

I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and
took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.

– Oscar Wilde

October 7, 2010

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the
reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.

– Amy Lowell

October 8, 2010

I've learned that you can't have everything and do everything at
the same time.

– Oprah Winfrey

October 9, 2010

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought
without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it
will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining
where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.

– Edward P. Morgan

October 10, 2010

Great scientific discoveries have been made by men seeking to
verify quite erroneous theories about the nature of things.

– Aldous Huxley, "Wordsworth in the Tropics"

October 11, 2010

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work...I want to
achieve it through not dying.

– Woody Allen

October 12, 2010

Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow
is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

– Abraham Lincoln

October 13, 2010

Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and
then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But
ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion.

– Margaret Cho

October 14, 2010

What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by

– Dave Barry

October 15, 2010

Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health;
nothing is worse for your health than boredom.


October 16, 2010

Learning is finding out what you already know, Doing is
demonstrating that you know it, Teaching is reminding others that
they know it as well as you do. We are all learners, doers, and

– Richard Bach, ILLUSIONS: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

October 17, 2010

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and
experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come

– Harold S. Geneen

October 18, 2010

When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a

– Gracie Allen

October 19, 2010

The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency.
An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty.

– Eugene McCarthy

October 20, 2010

A good book should leave you...slightly exhausted at the end. You
live several lives while reading it.

– William Styron

October 21, 2010

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.

– Henry Ford

October 22, 2010

As you grow older, you'll find the only things you regret are the
things you didn't do.

– Zachary Scott

October 23, 2010

If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it,
change the way you think about it.

– Mary Engelbreit

October 24, 2010

I take the view, and always have, that if you cannot say what you
are going to say in twenty minutes you ought to go away and write a
book about it.

– Lord Brabazon

October 25, 2010

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.

– Rita Mae Brown

October 26, 2010

People don't change. Only their costumes do.

– Gene Moore

October 27, 2010

Culture is roughly anything we do and the monkeys don't.

– Lord Raglan

October 28, 2010

We never really grow up; we only learn how to act in public.

– Bryan White

October 29, 2010

Given a choice between two theories, take the one which is

– Blore’s Razor

October 30, 2010

Halloween wraps fear in innocence,
As though it were a slightly sour sweet.
Let terror, then, be turned into a treat...

– Nicholas Gordon, "Halloween Wraps Fear in Innocence"

October 31, 2010

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

– Miguel de Cervantes, DON QUIXOTE