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Wednesday, June 12th, 2002
4:01a - On Labels -- Anonymous


Man is the only critter who feels the need to label things as flowers or weeds.
    -- Anonymous

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5:17a - On Lamentions -- Nadine R. Hernandez



They ride upon horses carved of words that bring bitter lamentations to her spirit.

    -- Nadine R. Hernandez, 2003

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5:50a - On Language - Rita Brown


http://www.livejournal.com/talkread.bml?journal=pandemo&itemid=80631

Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.
    -- Rita Brown

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5:53a - On Language -- Ludwig Wittgenstein


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/209976.html

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.
    -- Ludwig Wittgenstein

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6:44a - On Laughter -- Buddhist saying


http://www.livejournal.com/talkread.bml?journal=pandemo&itemid=70436

Laughter is the language of the Gods.
    -- Buddhist saying

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6:45a - On Laughter -- Thomas Carlyle


http://www.livejournal.com/talkpost.bml?journal=pandemo&itemid=78279

No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
    -- Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Scottish historian and essayist

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6:49a - On Laughter


http://www.livejournal.com/talkread.bml?journal=pandemo&itemid=75599

Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath. Laugh so much that you can be tracked in the store by your distinctive laughter.

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7:00a - On Leading -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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7:05a - On Learning -- St. Bernard of Clairvaux


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/348557.html

Believe one who knows: you will find something greater in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
    -- St. Bernard of Clairvaux

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7:09a - On Liberty -- Henry Brooks Adams


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/303128.html

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
    -- Henry Brooks Adams

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7:11a - On Liars -- James Joyce

http://pandemo.livejournal.com/663849.html

If you profit by a lie, then you're liar.
    -- James Joyce


current mood: philosophical

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7:12a - On Librarians -- Bernard Keble Sandwell


http://pandemo.livejournal.com/658731.html

I am what the librarians have made me with a little assistance from a professor of Greek and a few poets.
    -- Mark Twain


current mood: accomplished

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7:13a - On Lies -- Mark Twain


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/362634.html

One of the striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
    -- Mark Twain


current mood: complex

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7:15a - On Life


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/223047.html

Life is something besides kisses and promises and the moonlight.

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7:18a - On Life


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/223441.html

To life! To the magnificent, dangerous, brief, brief, wonderful life...and the courage to live it!

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7:21a - On Life


Oh, death, death! Always so glum! What about life...Of the moment in which we are living? The only moment we ever really have?...don't take things so seriously. Nothing is worth it, really.

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7:22a - On Life -- Anonymous


Don't be afraid that your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.
    -- Anonymous


current mood: calm

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7:23a - On Life -- Anonymous


Life is simpler when you plow around the stumps.
    -- Anonymous

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7:25a - On Life -- Unknown


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/279880.html

Life is hard. First you take the test, then you learn the lesson.
    -- Unknown

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7:28a - On Life -- Bertolt Brecht


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/153068.html

None will improve your lot
If you yourself do not.

-- Bertolt Brecht, 1933

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7:29a - On Life -- Anton Chekhov


http://pandemo.livejournal.com/708972.html

Any idiot can face a crisis; it's the day-to-day living that wears you out.
    -- Anton Chekhov


current mood: apathetic

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7:30a - On Life -- Bob Dylan


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/247021.html

He not busy being born is busy dying.
    -- Bob Dylan

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7:31a - On Life -- W.J. Davison


http://www.livejournal.com/~pandemo/358740.html

The life that conquers is the life that moves with a steady resolution and persistence toward a predetermined goal. Those who succeed are those who have thoroughly learned the immense importance of plan in life, and the tragic brevity of time.
    -- W.J. Davison

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7:32a - On Life -- Empire Falls quote


http://pandemo.livejournal.com/696241.html

Lives are like rivers; eventually they go where they must, not where we want them to.


current mood: interested

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7:33a - On Life -- John Lennon


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/276854.html

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
    -- John Lennon


current mood: amused

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7:35a - On Life -- Tom Morris


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/334375.html

The meaning of life is creative love. Not love as an inner feeling, as a private sentimental emotion, but love as a dynamic power moving out into the world and doing something original.
    -- Tom Morris, from his book If Aristotle Ran General Motors

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7:38a - On Life -- Walker Percy


http://pandemo.livejournal.com/658420.html

You can get all A's and still flunk life.
    -- Walker Percy


current mood: annoyed

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7:40a - On Life -- Gilda Radner


http://pandemo.livejournal.com/675380.html

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned the hard way that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the most of it--without knowing what's going to happen next.
    -- Gilda Radner


current mood: aggravated

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7:43a - On Life -- Mother Teresa


http://www.livejournal.com/talkread.bml?journal=pandemo&itemid=69480

Life is an opportunity; benefit from it.
Life is a beauty; admire it.
Life is a dream; realize it.
Life is a challenge; meet it.
Life is a duty; complete it.
Life is a game; play it.
Life is a promise; fulfill it.
Life is sorrow; overcome it.
Life is a song; sing it.
Life is a struggle; accept it.
Life is a tragedy; confront it.
Life is an adventure; dare it.
Life is luck; make it.
Life is life; fight for it!
    -- Mother Teresa

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7:46a - On Life and Ignorance -- Robert Fulghum


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/121456.html

Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.
    -- Robert Fulghum

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7:53a - On Life in the Gutter -- Oscar Wilde


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/116529.html

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
    -- Oscar Wilde

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7:55a - On Lifestyle


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/432941.html

When I walk into a singles bar I can hear Mom's words, "Don't pick that up; you don't know where it's been"!

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8:02a - On Limits -- T. S. Eliot


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Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
    -- T. S. Eliot

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8:13a - On Literalism -- Unknown


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/299919.html

Only seeing eye dogs are allowed on this bus.

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8:14a - On Living -- Anonymous


The best sermons are lived, not preached.
    -- Anonymous

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8:15a - On Living -- Anonymous


Mortgaging a future crop is like saddling a wobbly colt.
    -- Anonymous

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8:16a - On Living


http://www.livejournal.com/talkpost.bml?journal=pandemo&itemid=104316

My wild oats have turned to shredded wheat. Or is that OATMEAL?

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8:17a - On Living -- Agatha Christie


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I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
    -- Agatha Christie

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8:19a - On Living -- Jack London


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/147262.html

The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
    -- Jack London

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8:23a - On Living -- Norman MacFinan


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/184896.html

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

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8:27a - On Living --John Homer Miller


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/201218.html

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens. Circumstances and situations do color life, but you have been given the mind to choose what the color shall be.
    --John Homer Miller

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8:29a - On Living -- E. Merrill Root


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/357508.html

Man does not live by a turkey in every oven or a color TV set in every home. Man lives by faith and hope and love, by the star on the horizon, by the trumpet that will not call retreat.
    -- E. Merrill Root

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8:30a - On Living -- Mark Twain


http://www.livejournal.com/~pandemo/359081.html

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

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8:31a - On Living -- Emiliano Zapata


http://www.livejournal.com/talkpost.bml?journal=pandemo&itemid=102561

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
    -- Emiliano Zapata

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8:35a - On Living and Loving -- Unknown


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/116348.html

Living is a privilege, and loving is an art.

Another super quote stolen from Cool...

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8:37a - On Living Life


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/98773.html

Life is easier than you think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable, and bear the intolerable.

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8:38a - On Living Life -- Cher


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/263565.html

Living your life the way you want to live it is the most important thing, so if you have to pay small prices along the way, it's not important.
    -- Cher

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8:40a - On Living Life -- Orison Sweet Marden


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/217675.html

Who would have ever heard of Theodore Roosevelt outside of his immediate community if he had only half committed himself to what he had undertaken, if he had brought only a part of himself to his task? The great secret of his career has been that he has flung his whole life, not a part of it, with all the determination and energy and power he could muster, into everything he has undertaken. No dillydallying, no faint-hearted efforts, no lukewarm purpose for him!
    -- Orison Sweet Marden

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8:42a - On Living Life -- Harold B. Melchart


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/247478.html

Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance towards the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point.
    -- Harold B. Melchart

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8:43a - On Life -- Stevie Nicks


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/370099.html

[Life] Sometimes it's a bitch; sometimes it's a breeze.
    -- Stevie Nicks

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8:44a - On Living Life -- Florence Nightingale


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/175627.html

Live your life while you have it. Life is a splendid gift. There is nothing small about it.
    -- Florence Nightingale

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8:45a - On Living Life -- Mark Twain


Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
    -- Mark Twain

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8:55a - On Living Life Successfully -- Anonymous


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/301533.html

There is only one success -- to be able to spend your life in your own way.
    -- Anonymous

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10:10a - On Lies -- Sir Winston Churchill


http://www.livejournal.com/talkpost.bml?journal=pandemo&itemid=119744

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
    -- Sir Winston Churchill


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Cool as this is, it probably won't fit in my book, but I thought I'd steal from Raven for once, instead of cool...

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12:02p - On Loneliness


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/193824.html

If people are lonely, it's because they build walls instead of bridges.

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12:11p - A Lot of Bull -- Will Rogers


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After eating an entire Bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring. He kept it up until a hunter came along and shot him. The MORAL: When you are full of bull, keep your mouth shut.
    -- Will Rogers

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2:12p - On Learning -- Doris Lessing


This is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.
    -- Doris Lessing

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4:47p - On Love


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/224196.html

You don't know how I've changed. And he taught me that love is not always selfish, nor goodness dull, nor men faithless. No, no, you can't expect me to give up such love as his.

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4:50p - On Love


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/224391.html

Love is a romantic designation for a most ordinary biological - or, shall we say, chemical - process. A lot of nonsense is talked and written about it.

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4:54p - On Love


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/76506.html

Surround yourself with what you love, whether it is family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge. Fill it.

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5:00p - On Love -- Francis Bacon
http://pandemo.livejournal.com/603276.html

For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
    ~ Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English philosopher, essayist, statesman. Essays, "Of Friendship" (1597-1625)


current mood: contemplative

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5:25p - On Love -- Robert Browning


http://pandemo.livejournal.com/603612.html

O lyric Love, half angel and half bird
And all a wonder and a wild desire.
    -- Robert Browning (1812-89), English poet. The Ring and the Book, bk. 1


current mood: accomplished

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5:50p - On Love -- Antoine De Saint-Exupery


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/483879.html

Perhaps love is the process of my leading you gently back to yourself.
    -- Antoine De Saint-Exupery


Well, that just prompted me to put on the lovely recording fayzee sent me of Placido Domingo singing Perhaps Love!

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6:00p - On Love -- Anatole France


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/519210.html

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
    -- Anatole France

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6:05p - On Love -- Christopher Marlowe


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/319539.html

Come live with me, and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove...

    -- Christopher Marlowe

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6:10p - On Love -- Michel de Montaigne


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/352018.html

If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.
    -- Michel de Montaigne

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6:15p - On Love - Og Mandino


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/93283.html

I will make love my greatest weapon and none on whom I call can defend against its force.... My love will melt all hearts liken to the sun whose rays soften the coldest day.
    -- Og Mandino (born --, died 1996)

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6:15p - On Love -- Luigi Pirandello


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/316331.html

In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
    -- Luigi Pirandello

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6:20p - On Love -- George Sand


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/52357.html

There is only one happiness in life; to love and be loved.
    -- George Sand

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6:25p - On Love -- John Wilmot, Earl Of Rochester


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/292592.html


Thou treacherous, base deserter of my flame,
False to my passion, fatal to my fame,
Through what mistaken magic dost thou prove
So true to lewdness, so untrue to love?

    -- John Wilmot, Earl Of Rochester (1647–1680), British poet, courtier. The Imperfect Enjoyment.

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6:30p - On Love -- William Wordsworth


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/292908.html


Mightier far
Than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway
Of magic potent over sun and star,
Is Love, though oft to agony distrest,
And though his favorite seat be feeble woman’s breast.

    -- William Wordsworth (1770–1850) Laodamia

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6:35p - On Lovers -- George Santayana


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/454088.html

The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
    -- George Santayana, The Life of Reason: Reason in Society, 1906

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6:40p - On Loving Deeply -- A.W. Pinero


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/166860.html

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
    -- A.W. Pinero


I wonder if loving unwisely, but completely, counts...

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6:45p - On Loving Horses -- William Cowper


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/445742.html

Whose only fit companion is his horse.
    -- William Cowper

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6:50p - On Loving What You Do -- Katherine Graham


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/426915.html

To love what you do and feel that it matters -- how could anything be more fun?
    -- Katherine Graham

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10:08p - On Luck


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/134247.html

A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
    -- Anonymous

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10:10p - On Luck -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/116039.html

Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances -- it was somebody's name, or he happened to be there at the time, or it was so then, and another day would have been otherwise. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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10:15p - On Luck -- Thomas Jefferson


http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/173951.html

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
    -- Thomas Jefferson

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