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Tuesday, June 18th, 2002
1:29a - On Raising Children -- Joseph Joubert


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Children need models rather than critics.
    -- Joseph Joubert

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1:45a - On Rapture -- Lord Byron


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There is rapture on the lonely shore..
    -- Lord Byron

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2:00a - On Reaching Goals -- Euripides


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Slight not what is near though aiming at what is far.
    -- Euripides

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2:05a - On Reaching Goals -- F. Hawes


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Aim at the sun and you may not reach it, but your arrow will fly far higher than if you had aimed at an object on a level with yourself.
    -- F. Hawes

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2:15a - On Reading -- Moses Hadas


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Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it.
    -- Moses Hadas


current mood: amused

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2:30a - On Reading -- Mark Twain


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

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2:35a - On Reality -- John Lennon


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I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now? Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
    -- John Lennon

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2:40a - On Reality -- Jane Wagner


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I refuse to be intimidated by reality any more. After all, what is reality anyway? Nothing but a collective hunch... I made some studies, and reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it.
    -- Jane Wagner


Stolen from the bottom of leeneh's post... She finds lots of neat stuff!

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2:50a - On Reason -- Anton Chekhov


Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given.
    -- Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) Russian dramatist and writer

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3:02a - On Recognizing Genius -- Jonathan Swift


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When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederacy against him.
    -- Jonathan Swift

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3:04a - On Redheads -- Lucille Ball


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Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.
    -- Lucille Ball

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3:10a - On Regret -- Allan McLeod Gray


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Whatever you do, you'll regret it.
    -- Allan McLeod Gray, 1905-1975

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3:15a - On Relationships -- Lucille Ball


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The important thing in life is our relationship with other human beings. It's not what we set out to get, but how we go about the daily task of living.
    -- Lucille Ball

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3:17a - On Religion -- Franz Grillparzer


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When asked his view about religion, he replies that he dislikes magic.
    -- Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1837-1838).

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3:19a - On Religious Differences -- Mahatma Gandhi


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The various religions are like different roads converging on the same point. What difference does it make if we follow different routes, provided we arrive at the same destination.
    -- Mahatma Gandhi

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3:20a - On Religious Intolerance -- Daniel J. Boorstin


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I have observed that the world has suffered far less from ignorance than from pretensions to knowledge. It is not skeptics or explorers but fanatics and ideologues who menace decency and progress. No agnostic ever burned anyone at the stake or tortured a pagan, a heretic, or an unbeliever.
    -- Daniel J. Boorstin


current mood: aggravated

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3:21a - On Repentence --Josh Billings


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Most people repent of their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
    --Josh Billings


current mood: quixotic

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3:23a - On Rescue -- Mason Cooley


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Rescue someone unwilling to look after himself, and he will cling to you like a dangerous illness.
    -- Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).

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3:25a - On Research -- Werner von Braun


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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
    -- Werner von Braun

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3:28a - On Resolutions -- William Ralph Inge


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It is useless for sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism while wolves remain of a different opinion.
    -- William Ralph Inge, D.D., 1860-1954

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3:29a - On Respect -- Steven H. Coogler


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Seek respect mainly from thyself, for it comes first from within.
    -- Steven H. Coogler

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3:30a - On Responsibility -- George Eliot


The responsibility of tolerance lies in those who have the wider vision.
    -- George Eliot

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3:31a - On Responsibilities -- Elbert Hubbard


Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.
    -- Elbert Hubbard

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3:32a - On Responsibility -- John F. Kennedy


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For of those to whom much is given, much is required.
    -- John F. Kennedy

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3:34a - On Responsibility -- Abraham Lincoln


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You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
    -- Abraham Lincoln (1809-1864)

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3:47a - On Self-Restraint -- Saint Augustine


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Dear Lord, give me chastity and self-restraint... but not yet, O Lord, not yet!
    -- Saint Augustine, (A.D. 354-430)

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3:51a - On Responsibility -- Wendell Phillips


Responsibility educates.
    -- Wendell Phillips

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3:55a - On Responsibility -- George Bernard Shaw


We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
    -- George Bernard Shaw

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4:00a - On Responsiblity -- Oprah Winfrey


My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
    -- Oprah Winfrey

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4:05a - On Responsibility -- Various (Adams, Maher, Phillips, Ford, Johnson, Eliot, Stevenson, Reagan, Shaw
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We have the Bill of Rights.  What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.
    ~ Bill Maher, commedian and commentator, 1995

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

Responsibility educates.
    ~ Wendell Phillips

You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.
    ~ Henry Ford II

No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility.
    ~ Gerald W. Johnson

The responsibility of tolerance lies in those who have the wider vision.
    ~ George Eliot

America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact --the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom,
responsible government, and human equality.

    ~ Adlai Stevenson

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
    ~ Ronald Reagan, Saturday Evening Post, 1965

Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.
    ~ Tom Robbins

We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice -- that is, until we stop saying "It got lost," and say "I lost it."
    ~ Sydney J. Harris

Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe that keeps
them responsible and cheerful.

    ~ Alice Walker, Temple of my Familiar, 1989

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
    ~ George Bernard Shaw

Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.
    ~ Elbert Hubbard

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
    ~ Publilius Syrus

ALTRUISM, CARING, RESPONSIBILITY

He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
    ~ Confucious

HELP, INDEPENDENCE, SELF SUFFICIENCY, FISHING, ALTRUISM, RESPONSIBILITY

After ecstasy, the laundry.
    ~ Zen Proverb

My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
    ~ Oprah Winfrey

Character—the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life—is the source from which self-respect springs.
    ~ Joan Didion

When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again.
    ~ Edith Hamilton

We don't care. We don't have to. We're the phone company.
    ~ Lily Tomlin’s Ernestine


current mood: serene

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4:15a - On Revels -- William Shakespeare


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Our revels now are ended.
    -- William Shakespeare, (1564-1616)


(If I'm not mistaken, that is the end of either the play within a play by the rustics, of which the most memorable is Bottom, who wears an ass's head for a while, or Puck's final speech at the very end of A Mid-Summer Night's Dream)

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4:27a - On Revenge


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An eye for an eye only leads to more blindness.
    -- Margaret Atwood in Cat's Eye (Doubleday)

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4:30a - On Reviews -- Barbra Streisand


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I wish I could be like Shaw who once read a bad review of one of his plays, called the critic and said, "I have your review in front of me and soon it will be behind me."
    -- Barbra Streisand

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5:15a - On Rights -- Gerald W. Johnson


No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility.
    -- Gerald W. Johnson

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5:20a - On Rights -- Bill Maher



We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.

    -- Bill Maher, commedian and commentator, 1995

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5:30a - On the Right Word -- Mark Twain


The difference between the right word and the wrong word is the difference between lightening and a lightening-bug.
    -- Mark Twain

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1:45p - On the Road -- Phillip Roth


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The road to hell is paved with unfinished projects.
    -- Phillip Roth

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2:00p - On Riding Horses -- Pam Brown


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In riding a horse, we borrow freedom.
    -- Pam Brown

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2:01p - On Riding Horses -- Unknown


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I ride, therefore I am.
    -- Unknown

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2:09p - On Riding Horses -- John Lyons


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There are only two emotions that belong on the saddle: One is a sense of humor, and the other is patience.
    -- John Lyons

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2:10p - On Riding Horses -- E. Beudant


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The only approbation a rider should covet is that of his horse.
    -- E. Beudant

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2:11p - On Riding Horses -- M.F. McTaggart


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Most persons do not ride; they are conveyed.
    -- M.F. McTaggart

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4:08p - On Riches -- John Lennon (Somebody Tell Me Why I Like This One)


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Those in the cheaper seats clap. The rest of you rattle your jewelry.
    -- John Lennon, 1963 (Royal Variety Performance)

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4:14p - On Riding -- Unknown


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Put some excitement between you legs; ride a horse.
    -- Unknown

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5:05p - On Riding -- Winston Churchill


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No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.
    -- Winston Churchill

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5:25p - On Riding -- The London Times


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Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground.
    -- The London Times

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5:30p - On Riding -- Mexican Proverb


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It is not enough for a man to know how to ride; he must know how to fall.
    -- Mexican Proverb

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6:05p - The Road Not Taken -- Robert Frost


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Two roads diverged in a wood,
and I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
    -- American poet Robert Frost (1875-1963)

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7:15p - On the Road -- Leonard E. Read


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The road," wrote Cervantes, "is always better than the inn." Those who settle on fame or fortune at the inn, and having arrived, call it quits, miss the whole point of life. Realistically, there is no inn, no ultimate point of arrival. It is the road -- now and forever.
    -- Leonard E. Read

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7:30p - On Rodeos -- Unknown


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Rodeo, the only sport that gets you off in 8 seconds or less.
    -- Unknown


*scratches head in bewilderment* mumbles to self, "Must be a man thing."

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7:45p - On the Role of the Past -- William Shakespeare


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What's past is prologue.
    -- William Shakespeare


current mood: tricky

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7:50p - On the Role of Wonder - E. Merrill Root


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We need a renaissance of wonder. We need to renew, in our hearts and in our souls, the deathless dream, the eternal poetry, the perennial sense that life is miracle and magic.
    -- E. Merrill Root

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8:00p - On Romance: Computer Nerd Style -- Catherine Asaro


"Are you cold?" Raj tugged her around to face him, holding her at the waist.

"I'm warming up." she murmured.

He stroked her temple, a soft brush of sensation. "Do you know, your eyes are the same color blue as the alternate function key on my calculator?"

Megan smiled. "Ah, Raj. You're such a sweet-talker."
    -- Catherine Asaro in The Phoenix Code,p.128


current mood: uproariously funny

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8:15p - On Romance -- Albert Brooks as Aaron Altman in "Broadcast News"


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Aaron Altman: Wouldn't this be a great world if insecurity and desperation made us more attractive? If "needy" were a turn-on?
    -- Albert Brooks, playing the smart but un-photogenic newsman in "Broadcast News"


Somewhere I read that the director allowed him to write his own lines. It sure sounds like his kind of comedy even if that is aprocryphal.


current mood: amused

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8:20p - On Romance -- Mason Cooley
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Romance is tempestuous. Love is calm.


      • ~ Mason Cooley




current mood: serene

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8:25p - On Romance -- Judy Garland
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For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul."
    -- Judy Garland


current mood: peaceful

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8:30p - On Romance -- William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
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If music be the food of love, play on,
Give me excess of it; that surfeiting,
The appetite may sicken, and so die.
                                        ~ William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night


current mood: loving

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8:51p - On Roses -- Abraham Lincoln


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We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

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10:45p - Rule of Thumb -- A Matthews


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"If you want to understand people, here's a simple rule of thumb - just pay attention to how a person views his fellow humans, because whatever they say about other people is the way they are themselves."
    -- A Matthews

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