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Thursday, December 29, 2005

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Thursday, December 22, 2005

Wisdom and Quotations

"The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations." -- Benjamin Disraeli

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Pauling on Science and Morality

"It is sometimes said that science has nothing to do with morality. This is wrong. Science is the search for truth, the effort to understand the world; it involves the rejection of bias, of dogma, of revelation, but not the rejection of morality." -- Linus Pauling, one of the 15 scientists chosen

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, U.S. Scientists

Founder's Words from Chrysler

"I like to build things. I like to do things." -- Walter Chrysler

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Walter Chrysler

Lindy Owned the World

"I owned the world that hour as I rode over it ... free of the earth, free of the mountains, free of the clouds, but how inseparably I was bound to them." -- Charles Lindbergh

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Charles Lindbergh

Dubya on Recognizing a Hostile Regime

"Either you are with us or you are with the terrorists. From this day forward, any nation that continues to harbor or support terrorism will be regarded ... as a hostile regime." -- George W. Bush

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, George W. Bush

Why Clinton Liked Sax

"I like to play saxophone because you don't inhale." -- Bill Clinton

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Bill Clinton

Famous Words from George Bush

"Read my lips — NO NEW TAXES!" -- George Bush

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, George Bush

Politics and Prostitution

"Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first." -- Ronald Reagan

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Ronald Reagan

Carter on Making and Keeping Peace

"One of the most basic principles for making and keeping peace within and between nations ... is that in political, military, moral, and spiritual confrontations, there should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat." -- Jimmy Carter

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Jimmy Carter

Nixon Said Things that Seemed to be Untrue

"I was not lying. I said things that later on seemed to be untrue." -- Richard M. Nixon

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Richard M. Nixon

LBJ on Media Accuracy

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read 'President Can't Swim'." -- Lyndon B. Johnson

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Lyndon B. Johnson

Ike and the Size of the Fight in the Dog

"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight — it's the size of the fight in the dog." -- Dwight Eisenhower

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Dwight Eisenhower

Truman Never Gave 'Em Hell

"I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell." -- Harry Truman

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Harry Truman

FDR and the Test of Our Progress

"The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much. It is whether we provide enough to those who have little." -— Franklin Delano Roosevelt

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Khomeini Didn't Like America

"[Americans] are the great Satan, the wounded snake." -- Ayatullah Khomeini

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Ayatullah Khomeini

Khrushchev on Politicians

"Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river." -- Nikita Khrushchev

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Nikita Khrushchev

One Death vs Many

"A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic." -- Joseph Stalin

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Joseph Stalin

People Believe the Big Lie

"The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one." -- Adolf Hitler

via TIME Person of the Year: A Photo History, Adolf Hitler

Friday, December 16, 2005

Dogs Help Moods

"There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face." -- Ben Williams, American Editor & Journalist (1877-1964)

Monday, December 12, 2005

Free of Prejudice - in a way

"I am free of all prejudices. I hate every one equally." -- W. C. Fields

spotted on Brainyquote

Friday, November 04, 2005

Jay Thomas on the new French Toyota

Talking about the new Toyota plant in France which will produce a new model called the Saris: "This new French Toyota comes with standard features like five gears - all reverse - and a white flag on the antenna."

spotted on SIRIUS Satellite Radio - Entertainment Talk Radio – Listen to the talk radio on SIRIUS Satellite Radio – SIRIUS Stars

Thursday, October 20, 2005

To Whom The Future Belongs

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." -- Eleanor Roosevelt

found on Rob Costlow - My Piano and More

Sunday, October 09, 2005

Shared Miracles

“A miracle for one of us is a miracle for all of us.” -- Michelle Diekmeyer, cancer survivor

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Follow the Talent

"Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads." -- Erica Jong

found on Women's Art Gallery - YWCA Cincinnati

Saturday, September 24, 2005

The Nature of Greatness

"It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact." -- Edmund Burke

Einstein on War

"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." -- Albert Einstein

Thoreau on Fashion

"Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new." -- Henry David Thoreau

What We Think vs. What We Know

"Saying what we think gives us a wider conversational range than saying what we know." -- Cullen Hightower

Saturday, September 10, 2005

John C. Dvorak Loves Podcasting

"An executive at Disney will be in a meeting and ask the staff how many people knew this was going on, and three geeks in the back will raise their hands. Then slowly two-thirds of the room will raise their hands. None of these people will have known that everyone already knew. It's about then that podcasting will suddenly become the rage. It'll be a Time magazine cover. That will be by the middle of next year. Then the money will start flying around like crazy." -- John C. Dvorak

spotted on CURRY.COM: Adam Curry's Weblog

Thursday, September 08, 2005

Cardiologist's Diet

"The cardiologist's diet: If it tastes good spit it out." -- Unknown

Churchill on Avoiding Temptation

"Don't worry about avoiding temptation, as you grow older, it will avoid you." -- Winston Churchill

Will Rogers on Slowing Aging Process

"We could certainly slow the aging process down if it had to work its way
through Congress."
-- Will Rogers

Life Begins At Fifty, But...

"Maybe it's true that life begins at fifty... but everything else starts
to wear out, fall out, or spread out."
-- Phyllis Diller

WC Fields and Drinking Water

"I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it." -- WC. Fields

Youth as an Ideal State

"Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life." -- Herbert Henry Asquith

Mark Twain - Millionaire?

"I am opposed to millionaires... but it would be dangerous to offer me the
-- Mark Twain

Happiness and Money

"What's the use of happiness? It can't buy you money." -- Henny Youngman

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Joe Namath and Parenting

"Until I was thirteen, I thought my name was shut up." -- Joe Namath

Money, Happiness, and Misery

"Money can't buy you happiness... but it does bring you a more pleasant form
of misery."
-- Spike Milligan

Now THAT'S Bad Luck!

"My luck is so bad that if I bought a cemetery, people would stop dying." -- Ed Furgol

Benefits of Irish Coffee

"Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat." -- Alex Levine

Zsa Zsa's Relationship Advice

"I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back." -- Zsa Zsa Gabor

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Jilly Cooper on Training Men

"The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and
kindness, can be trained to do most things."
-- Jilly Cooper

Mark Twain on Why We Need Women

"What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce." -- Mark Twain

Thursday, September 01, 2005

Mary Landrieu on the Devastation of Hurricane Katrina

"Having toured Sri Lanka with Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist after the Indian Ocean tsunami in December, it saddens me to report that the devastation I've seen here at home is equal to that which I witnessed half a world away.

"Our nation came to the aid of the tsunami victims then, and to hurricane victims in Central America before. I am deeply moved to see us come together with the same love and fellowship today, as millions of Americans have rallied to support their brothers and sisters on the Gulf Coast."
-- Mary Landrieu, United States Senator from Louisiana, about the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005

via The Washington Post article "We'll Need Your Help"

Monday, August 29, 2005

Greg Norman's Parents

"I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father." -- Greg Norman

Charles Schulz on Astrology

"I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarian and we're skeptical." -- Charles Schultz

Mark Twain on Entitlement

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." -- Mark Twain

Groucho Marx on Marriage

"I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury." -- Groucho Marx

Thursday, August 25, 2005

The Podfather on Podcasting

"Podcasting has been legitimized by an unyielding grass-roots community and now the business of podcasting enjoys the endorsement of leading media companies, marketers and venture investors." -- "Podfather" Adam Curry, PodShow co-founder and President, via PodShow, Inc. press release, as reported in Yahoo! Finance

Monday, August 22, 2005

Dan's 1st Official Podcast

Early this morning I uploaded the first offical podcast episode of my other blog, Journey Inside My Mind! Head over and check it out! Or not.

Friday, August 19, 2005

Socrates on Marriage

"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get
a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."
-- Socrates

Victor Borge, Social Animal

"Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year." -- Victor Borge

Homer Simpson on Achievement

"If you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now, quiet! They're about to announce the lottery numbers..." -- Homer Simpson

Monday, August 15, 2005

Speech Impediment?

"My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops
to breathe."
-- Jimmy Durante

Sunday, August 14, 2005

Bonnie Raitt and the Scarcity of Life

"Life becomes more precious when there's less of it to waste." -- Bonnie Raitt, spotted at Cincinnati Mills

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Mark Twain's Health Advice

"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint." -- Mark Twain

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Billy Crystal on Wisdom

"By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's too old to go anywhere." -- Billy Crystal

Drink Water

"I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it." -- W.C. Fields

Bob Hope on Aging

"I don't feel old. I don't feel anything until noon; Then it's time for my nap." -- Bob Hope

Mark Twain on Millionaires

"I am opposed to millionaires... but it would be dangerous to offer me the position." -- Mark Twain

A More Pleasant Form of Misery

"Money can't buy you happiness... but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery." -- Spike Milligan

Friday, August 05, 2005

How to Develop the Best in Someone

"I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.

"There is nothing else that so kils the ambitions of a person as criticisms from superiors. I never criticize anyone. I believe in giving a person incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. If I like anything, I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise."
-- Charles Schwab

Do This And Take The Whole World With You

"Action springs out of what we fundamentally desire... and the best peice of advice which can be given to would-be persuaders, whether in business, in the home, in the school, in politics, is: First, arouse in the other person an eager want. He who can do this has the whole world with him. He who cannot walks a lonely way." -- Harry A. Overstreet

Secret of Success

"If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own." -- Henry Ford

Thursday, August 04, 2005

Be Like Santa - maybe

"Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year." -- Victor Borge

Get To The Point

"The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible." -- George Burns

Monday, August 01, 2005

Time Perception

"How long a minute is depends on which side of the bathroom door you're on." -- spotted outside the restrooms at the local Tumbleweed restaurant

Friday, July 29, 2005

Showing Greatness

"A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men." -- Carlyle

Franklin's Secret to Success

"I will speak ill of no man and speak all the good I know of everybody." -- Benjamin Franklin, former American Ambassador to France

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Benefits of Giving

"I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver." -- Maya Angelou

Monday, July 11, 2005

Pray to be Stronger

"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men." -- John F. Kennedy, via e-mail from Denise

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Don't Give Up

"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." -- Mohandas K. Gandhi, found on a "Recipe for the Soul"

Take a Look Around You

"To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wildflower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour." -- William Blake, found on a "Recipe for the Soul"

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Sunday, July 10, 2005

How Parenting Changes You

"When I'm raising my kids, I sometimes feel like I'm being initiated into a fraternity." -- Dave Dugan, comedian and corporate speaker

found on

Monday, July 04, 2005

Age Before Beauty - Musically Speaking

"Our belly buttons aren't pretty and we can't dance. All we can do is sing and play these instruments." -- Don Henley of the Eagles, comparing his aging band to the likes of Britney Spears during a concert in New York, quoted in the New York Post.

Monday, May 30, 2005

Be Patient With Yourself

"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them -- every day begin the task anew." -- Saint Francis de Sales, 17th Century Bishop of Geneva

via an e-mail newsletter from Get Organized Now!

Friday, May 20, 2005

Mark Twain on Getting Book Smart

"The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them." -- Mark Twain

Forever Luke Skywalker To Fans

"When I'm reminded [about my role as Luke Skywalker] is at the airport, or the grocery store, and you're berated by some parent because their child is spending way too much money on 'Star Wars' merchandise. Like I have anything to do with that!" -- Mark Hamill

Monday, May 16, 2005

An Infinite Market

"The market for something to believe in is infinite." -- Hugh Macleod

spotted at Creating Passionate Users: They Want To Believe...

Tuesday, May 10, 2005


"One changes from day to day... every few years one becomes a new being." -- George Sand

What Beauty Is

"Beauty is not in the face... it is a light in the heart." -- Khahlil Gibran

The Final Mystery

"The final mystery is oneself. Who can calculate the orbit of his own soul?" -- Oscar Wilde

Wisdom versus Wit

"Wisdom is better than wit." -- Jane Austin

Monday, May 09, 2005

A Show of Support

"Behind an able man, there are always other able men." -- Chinese fortune cookie

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

Potential Second Career

"I told him, 'If you screw up being an actor, you could be a crane operator.'" -- Louis Cavana, Brooklyn dockworker, who taught Tom Cruise how to operate a crane for his role in "War of the Worlds," quoted in the New York Daily News.

via Notable Quotes - Yahoo! News

Somehow They Met

"I was a librarian that spent 12 hours a day in the library. Yet somehow I met George." -- First lady Laura Bush at the White House correspondents dinner

via Notable Quotes - Yahoo! News

First Lady Is a Desperate Housewife

"I said to him the other day, 'George, if you really want to end tyranny in this world, you're going to have to stay up later.' Nine o'clock and Mr. Excitement here is in bed and I am watching 'Desperate Housewives' -- with Lynne Cheney. Ladies and gentlemen, I am a desperate housewife." -- First lady Laura Bush at the White House correspondents dinner.

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At Least Vincent Price Knew How To Talk

"Ours is much hotter because Vincent Price is not as hot as me and Elisha Cuthbert." -- Paris Hilton, comparing the remake of the horror film "House of Wax" with the 1953 original, in the New York Post.

via Notable Quotes - Yahoo! News

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

An Unlikely Friendship

"I'm enjoying the relationship and to be honest with you I didn't think I would." -- George H.W. Bush, former President, on his unlikely friendship with former President Bill Clinton, quoted in the New York Daily News

via Yahoo! News - Notable Quotes

Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Mitch Hedberg on Writing a Letter

"At the end of a letter I like to write, 'P.S. — This is what part of the alphabet would look like if Q and R were eliminated.'" -- Mitch Hedberg, comedian

found on Mitch Hedberg - Wikiquote

Tuesday, April 05, 2005

Fighting Elephants

"When elephants fight, only the grass gets hurt." -- Swahili proverb

Jimmy Fallon and Romance

"I'm not that much of a ladies' man. Romantic things people do - like putting candles around the house - I see that as more of a fire hazard." -- Jimmy Fallon, actor, in the New York Daily News

via Oddly Enough - Reuters | Notable Quotes

Friday, April 01, 2005

Madness is Wholesome

"A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King." -- Emily Dickinson

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

How Sandra Bullock Chooses Her Movie Roles

"I don't do anything anymore that feels safe. If it doesn't scare the crap out of you, then you're not doing the right thing." -- Sandra Bullock, now starring in 'Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous,' on choosing her movie roles.

via Yahoo! News - Notable Quotes

An 'Unsafe' Work Environment

"It was a health issue. If I had to see the name Star Jones or Star Jones Reynolds one more time, it was going to kill me. I thought, 'Why do I know the name of Paris Hilton's dog?'" -- Joyce Wadler telling the New York Daily News how she feels about giving up writing a celebrity news column for The New York Times.

via Yahoo! News - Notable Quotes

The Ozzman Moveth?

"Everybody keeps telling me that. Maybe Sharon is but I don't know f--- all about it." -- Ozzy Osbourne, asked by the New York Post about reports that he and wife Sharon are selling their Beverly Hills home.

via Yahoo! News - Notable Quotes

Friday, March 18, 2005

Star Wars Chick Flick

"It's a tear jerker. So far the women in the audiences have consistently cried through the second works as an emotional tragedy." -- George Lucas, Star Wars creator, about Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith

via NewsRadio 700WLW: SITHIES

Thursday, March 17, 2005

Rosie O'Donnell and Her Son

"My son said, 'It's so embarrassing having you talk all the time on TV about being gay and you picking me up at school in painter's pants.' I told him, 'Yeah, yeah, keep it for your book." -- Rosie O'Donnell, quoted in the New York Daily News.

via Yahoo! News - Notable Quotes

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Bruce Willis on the unlikey Moonlighting reunion

"Here is the order it would go in before I would get to the 'Moonlighting' reunion show. I would become a judge on 'American Idol.' I would be the center square on 'Hollywood Squares' where it would be, 'I'll take Bruce Willis to block please." -- Bruce Willis on the unlikely possibility of a reunion show with Cybill Shepherd, quoted in the New York Daily News.

via Yahoo! News - Notable Quotes

Martha Stewart and Her Anklet Monitor

"The rigid rubber and wire band is approximately 1 inch wide. The transmitter is approximately 4 inches by 3 inches and is somewhat uncomfortable and irritating. It also makes exercise difficult. I wish it were removable but it is not. I am not allowed to take it off at any time and I am not allowed, while in my home, to have any padding under the strap." -- Martha Stewart in an online chat with fans, describing the anklet monitor she must wear while under house arrest, according to the New York Daily News.

via Yahoo! News - Notable Quotes

Monday, March 14, 2005

Michael Mann on Farrell and Foxx

"I need a budget item for a bail bondsman -- for both of them." -- Michael Mann, director, commenting on the hell-raising reputations of Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx, who will star in his movie version of "Miami Vice," quoted in the New York Daily News.

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Dan Rather on 'Ratherism'

"People have approached me about putting them in a book and offered more money than it's worth. I grew up around people who talked that way, and I try to use colorful language. Some of them I make up and some I've heard before." -- Dan Rather, outgoing CBS anchorman, on his folksy 'Ratherism,' quoted in the Austin American-Statesman

via Reuters Notable Quotes

Thursday, March 03, 2005

Mike Tyson's Biggest Weakness

"Maybe there are different ways I would define myself. But I can tell you that my biggest weakness is my sensitivity. I am too sensitive a person." -- Mike Tyson, former boxing star, found in Reuters Notable Quotes

Wednesday, March 02, 2005

MLK on Priorities

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spotted at the library

Friday, February 25, 2005

Sinatra on drinking

"I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day." -- Frank Sinatra

found at Biz Stone, Genius: Weird Spam

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Pithy words from Steve Martin

"Always remember that a day without sunshine is like... night." -- Steve Martin

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Confucius say - Find a job you love

"Find a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life." -- Confucius

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Monday, January 24, 2005

Johnny Carson's final 'Tonight Show' monologue

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President Bush on Johnny Carson's Death

"Laura and I are saddened by the death of Johnny Carson. Born in Iowa and raised in Nebraska, Johnny Carson was a steady and reassuring presence in homes across America for three decades. His wit and insight made Americans laugh and think and had a profound influence on American life and entertainment. He was a patriot who served in the United States Navy during World War II and always remembered his roots in the heartland of America. We send our prayers and condolences to the entire Carson family." -- President George W. Bush

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Celebrate Dissent

"I like to think of this festival as a festival of dissent, and I'd like to celebrate that." -- Robert Redford, Sundance Film Festival founder, kicking off the annual event in Park City, Utah, with a political tone

via Reuters Notable Quotes

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Creative Well Runs Dry

"We are bone dry." -- -Phil Rosenthal, "Everybody Loves Raymond" co-creator, saying the show is ending after nine years because the creative team has simply run out ideas.

via Reuters Notable Quotes

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Tuesday, January 18, 2005

'American Idol' Banter

"Sitting between the two of them I have to hear the guy banter that goes on, and sometimes, I have to say, 'Excuse me, in case you forgot, there is a female sitting in the room.'" -- Paula Abdul telling the New York Daily News about her experiences as an "American Idol" judge with Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson, via Reuters Notable Quotes

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Thursday, January 06, 2005

Youth and Charity - Tsunami Relief

"I just thought maybe those people really needed the money." -- Daniel Kushner, 6, of Cincinnati, who raided his piggy bank for $10 to help the victims of the tsunami disaster. [via NYT], found on ME AND OPHELIA

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Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Intellectuals (actual or supposed)

"People who refer to themselves as intellectuals are automatically committing a social crime and, also, usually an error." -- Tracy Young

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Nouveau riche

"Nouveau is better than no riche at all." -- Monsieur Marc

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Twain on Health

"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint." -- Mark Twain

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Acting Advice

"The important thing in acting is to be able to laugh and cry. If I have to cry, I think of my sex life. If I have to laugh, I think of my sex life." -- Glenda Jackson

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Keeping a Halo

"What, after all, is a halo? It's only one more thing to keep clean." -- Christopher Fry

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Elbert Hubbard on Friends

"Your friend is the man who knows all about you and still likes you." -- Elbert Hubbard

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Thomas Mann on War

"War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace." -- Thomas Mann

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Kauffman on Dating

"She was a lovely girl. Our courtship was fast and furious -- I was fast and she was furious." -- Max Kauffman

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Mae West on Marriage

"Marriage is a great institution; but I'm not ready for an institution." -- Mae West

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Longworth on Gossip

"If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me." -- Alice Roosevelt Longworth

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Mencken on Cynicism

"A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin." -- H. L. Mencken

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Laughing Last

"He who laughs last has not yet heard the bad news." -- Bertolt Brecht

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Woody Allen on Death

"It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be around when it happens." -- Woody Allen

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"Familiarity breeds contempt... and children. -- Mark Twain

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