Growing wiser on the wisdom (or stupidity) of others
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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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