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Wednesday, June 19th, 2002
1:15a - On Sacrifice -- Charles Du Bos


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The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
    -- Charles Du Bos

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1:30a - On Safety -- American Safety Council


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There are a million and one excuses for not wearing a safety belt. Some are real killers.
    -- American Safety Council

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1:32a - On Safety -- David Champion


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The safest car in the world is one that never leaves the garage.
    -- David Champion, director of automobile testing at Consumer Reports magazine.
magazine.)

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1:32a - On Safety -- David Champion


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How safe a vehicle is depends a lot on the way it's driven.
    -- David Champion, director of automobile testing at Consumer Reports magazine.
magazine.)

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1:34a - On Safety -- Cowboy wisdom


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Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear or a fool from any direction.
    -- Cowboy wisdom

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1:35a - On Safety -- Chinese proverb


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In safety, do not forget danger; in peace, do not forget disorder.
    -- Chinese proverb

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1:40a - On Safety -- Theodore Roosevelt


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The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any- price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
    -- Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919), U.S. Republican (later Progressive) politician, president. letter (Jan. 10, 1917).

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1:41a - On Saying Vs. Doing -- Andrew Carnegie


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As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
    -- Andrew Carnegie

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1:45a - On Science -- Aubrey Eben


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Science is not a sacred cow. Science is a horse. Don't worship it. Feed it.
    -- Aubrey Eben

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1:48a - On Science -- Stephen Hawking
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Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.


      • ~ Stephen Hawking




current mood: serene

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1:50a - On Science -- D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence


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The great pagan world of which Egypt and Greece were the last living terms ... once had a vast and perhaps perfect science of its own, a science in terms of life. In our era this science crumbled into magic and charlatanry. But even wisdom crumbles.
    -- D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence, (1885–1930), British author. Originally published by T. Seltzer (1922). Fantasia of the Unconscious, foreword, Viking Compass (1960).

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2:01a - On Schooling -- Mark Twain


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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
    -- Mark Twain

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2:03a - On Screwing In a Light Bulb -- Margaret Atwood


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In his father's opinion Jimmy couldn't screw in a light bulb. So who wants to screw in a light bulb? says the voice in Snowman's head, a stand-up comic this time. I'd rather do it in bed.
    -- Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake


This is really dumb just stated outright, but it was hilarious in context.

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2:05a - The Sea Scouts Pun
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In a New Jersey Sea Scout camp situated right on the shore, the tradition was to throw the remains of the supper into the sea to feed the porpoises.

This nightly ritual was begun with the cook ringing the dinner bell, summoning the campers with the phrase, "For all intents and purposes."

(Best if read out loud in a strong "Joisy" accent.)


current mood: laughing

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2:07a - On Secrets -- Old equine expression


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There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.
    -- Old equine expression

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2:10a - On the Secrets of Life -- William Lyon Phelps


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One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.
    -- William Lyon Phelps

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3:03a - On Self-Control -- Cher


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I only answer to two people, myself and God.
    -- Cher

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3:04a - To Thine Own Self Be True -- William Shakespeare


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This above all, to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
    -- William Shakespeare

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3:12a - On Self-Conciousness -- Ray Bradbury


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Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all.

    -- Ray Bradbury

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3:15a - On Self-Confidence -- William Jennings Bryan


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The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear.
    -- William Jennings Bryan

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3:29a - On Self-Fulfillment -- Katherine Graham


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

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3:33a - On Self-Help -- Henry Ford


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Time and money spent in helping men do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
    -- Henry Ford

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    3:40a - On Self Improvement -- S.D. Gordon


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    He can do more for others who has done most with himself.
      -- S.D. Gordon


    current mood: accomplished

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    3:45a - On Self-Love -- Lucille Ball
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    Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
      ~  Lucille Ball


    current mood: serene

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    3:48a - On Self-Love -- Oscar Wilde
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    To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.


        • ~ Oscar Wilde




    current mood: serene

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    3:50a - On Self-Respect -- Lucille Ball
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    My only to-die moments in life have been when I've lost my self-respect.
      ~ Lucille Ball


    current mood: amused

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    3:54a - On Self-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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    5:50a - On Selling -- David Champion


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    Safety sells.
      -- David Champion, director of automobile testing at Consumer Reports magazine.
    magazine.)

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    5:55a - On Selling an Arabian -- Caroline Norton


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    My Beautiful! My beautiful! that standest meekly by
    With thy proudly-arch'd and glossy neck, and dark and fiery eye,
    Fret not to roam the desert now, with all thy winged speed;
    I may not mount on thee again--thou'rt sold, my Arab steed!
      -- Caroline Norton (1808-1877), Irish writer

    6:00a - On Sense -- Epictetus


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    He is a man of sense who does not grieve for what he has not, but rejoices in what he has.
      -- Epictetus

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    7:16a - On Serendipity -- Horace Walpole


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    The word serendipity was formed by English author Horace Walpole (1717-1797) from Serendip (also Serendib), an old name for Sri Lanka, in reference to a Persian tale, The Three Princes of Serendip, whose heroes "discovered, quite unexpectedly, great and wonderful good in the most unlikely of situations, places and people."


    current mood: inspired

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    8:15a - On Seriousness -- Margaret Fontey


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    The most important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative, and the second disastrous.
      -- Margaret Fontey

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    8:17a - On Service -- Donald A. Adams


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    To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
      -- Donald A. Adams


    current mood: accomplished

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    8:25a - On Sex #1 -- Woody Allen


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    Is sex dirty? Only if it's done right.
      -- Woody Allen


    Now, that caught me by surprise (appearing as it did at the end of a discussion on Sigmund Freud) and made me laugh out loud, guffaw, even... Most unlady-like.


    current mood: enthusiastic

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    8:27a - On Sex #2 -- Woody Allen


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    "Love is the answer, but while you are waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty good questions."
      -- Woody Allen


    current mood: amused

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    8:30a - On Sex -- Brendan Behan


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    "The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less."
      -- Brendan Behan (1923-1964)

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    8:33a - On Sex -- George Burns


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    "It's hard for me to get used to these changing times. I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty."
      -- George Burns

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    8:40a - On Sex -- Bette Davis


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    Sex. God's biggest joke on human beings.
      -- Bette Davis

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    8:43a - On Sex -- Marlene Dietrich


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    "Sex. In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact."
      -- Marlene Dietrich

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    8:45a - On Sex -- Helen Keller


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    "As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so sex with its joy clears and sharpens the vision."
      -- Helen Keller, My Religion, 1927.

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    8:50a - On Sex -- Murphy's Law of Sex


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    "A woman never forgets the men she could have had; a man, the women he couldn't."
      -- Murphy's Law of Sex

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    8:55a - On Sex -- William Shakespeare


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    "Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?"
      -- William Shakespeare

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    8:58a - On Sex -- Thomas Szasz


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    "Sex is a body-contact sport. It is safe to watch but more fun to play."
      -- Thomas Szasz, Sex by Prescription

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    8:59a - On Sex -- Mark Twain


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    "Of the delights of this world, man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven."
      -- Mark Twain

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    9:02a - On Sex -- Mae West


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    "It is better to be looked over than overlooked."
      -- Mae West

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    11:45a - On Sexuality -- Karl Kraus


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    Sexuality poorly repressed unsettles some families; well repressed, it unsettles the whole world.
      -- Karl Kraus (1874–1936), Austrian satirist

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    12:00p - On Shortcuts -- Beverly Sills


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    There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
      -- Beverly Sills

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    12:06p - On Skinny Dipping -- Anonymous


    Don't skinny dip with snapping turtles.
      -- Anonymous

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    12:10p - On Silence -- Napoleon Bonaparte


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    Ten persons who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
      -- Napoleon Bonaparte

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    12:13p - On Silence -- Robert Louis Stevenson


    The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
      -- Robert Louis Stevenson


    current mood: sympathetic

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    12:15p - The Silver Spurs -- Sharlot M. Hall



    To ride again
    Where the keen wind blows all balsam sweet
    And the war sun shines...
    To follow once more the high hill trails,
    I and my horse together.
      -- Sharlot M. Hall, "The Silver Spurs", from Poems of a Ranch Woman

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    12:47p - On Simple Things


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    Enjoy the simple things. When the children are young, that is all that you can afford. When they are in college, that is all that you can afford. When you are on retirement, that is all that you can afford.

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    12:50p - On Sisters -- Anonymous


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    Lazy and Quarrelsome are ugly sisters.
      -- Anonymous

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    1:00p - Situation: Excellent -- Marshall Ferdinand Foch


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    My centre is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack.
      -- Marshall Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929), supreme commander of allied forces in 1918.

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    1:14p - On Sleep -- Anonymous


    Teachers, bankers, and hoot owls sleep with one eye open.
      -- Anonymous

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    1:50p - On Small Mercies -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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    I am thankful for small mercies. I compared notes with one of my friends who expects everything of the universe, and is disappointed when anything is less than the best, and I found that I begin at the other extreme, expecting nothing, and am always full of thanks for moderate goods.
      -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    1:51p - On Smiling -- Congolese Proverb


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    The teeth are smiling. but is the heart?
      -- Congolese Proverb


    current mood: anxious

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    1:52p - On Smiling -- Persian proverb


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    We come into this world crying while all around us are smiling. May we so live that we go out of this world smiling while everybody around us is weeping.
      -- Persian proverb

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    1:53p - On Smooth Sailing -- English proverb


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    A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.
      -- English proverb

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    1:55p - On Snow (Y'all HOT Tonight? Here's A COOL One...)


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/315443.html
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    Snowmen fall from Heaven unassembled.

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    2:00p - so comes love -- e.e.cummings


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    let it go--the
    smashed word broken
    open vow or
    the oath cracked length
    wise--let it go it
    was sworn to
    go

    let them go--the
    truthful liars and
    the false fair friends
    and the boths and
    neithers--you must let them go they
    were born
    to go

    let all go--the
    big small middling
    tall bigger really
    the biggest and all
    things--let all go
    dear

    so comes love

      -- e.e.cummings

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    2:04p - On Soaring -- William Blake


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    No bird soars too high
    If he soars with his own wings.
      -- William Blake

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    2:51p - On Solidness -- Robert K. J. Killheffer


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    "The tabletop is not soild, but composed of the tiniest particles, which are themselves mostly space: what seems solid is really hole-riddled, more empty than full."

      -- Robert K. J. Killheffer, August, 2002, Fantasy & Science Fiction, p. 23


    current mood: wise

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    2:54p - On Solitude -- Henry David Thoreau


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    I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion."
      -- Henry David Thoreau


    current mood: lonely

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    3:46p - Some Will Rogers Sayings


    1. Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco.
    2. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.
    3. There are 2 theories to arguing with a woman . .. neither works.
    4. Never miss a good chance to shut up.
    5. Always drink upstream from the herd.
    6. If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.
    7. The quickest way to double your money is to fold it and put it back in your pocket.
    8. There are three kinds of men: The ones that learn by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence and find out for themselves.
    9. Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
    10. If you're riding' ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it's still there.
    11. Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier'n puttin' it back.
    12. AND FINALLY: 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're full of bull, keep your mouth shut.

    AND, ABOUT GROWING OLDER . . .

    1) Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.
    2) The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.
    3) Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me, I want people to know why I look this way: I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't
    paved.
    4) When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth, think of Algebra.
    5) You know you are getting old when every thing either dries up or leaks.
    6) I don't know how I got over the hill without getting to the top.
    7) One of the many things no one tells you about aging is that it is such a nice change from being young.
    8) One must wait until evening to see how splendid the day has been.
    9) Being young is beautiful, but being old is comfortable.
    10) Long ago when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft. Today it's called golf.
    11) And finally, If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you are old.

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    4:00p - On Sorrow -- Virgil


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    Knowing sorrow well, I learn to succor the distressed.
      -- Virgil


    current mood: accomplished

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    4:12p - On Souls -- D. H. Lawrence


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    My soul is my great asset and my great misfortune.
      -- D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Letter, 13 May 1908 (published in The Letters of D. H. Lawrence, vol. 1, ed. by James T. Boulton, 1979).


    current mood: wise

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    4:15p - On Souls -- Stéphane Mallarmé


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    Every soul is a melody which needs renewing.

      -- Stéphane Mallarmé, (1842-98), French Symbolist poet. Variations sur un sujet, "Crise de Vers" (first published in La Revue Blanche, Paris, Sept. 1895).


    current mood: accomplished

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    4:20p - On Souls -- Edna St. Vincent Millay


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    The soul can split the sky in two,
    And let the face of God shine through.
      -- Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Renascence, st. 8.


    current mood: philosophical

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    5:58p - On Sovereignty -- Walter Bagehot


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/295391.html


    A family on the throne is an interesting idea.... It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.

    All the same, Bagehot warned, the British monarchy’s “mystery is its life. We must not let in daylight upon magic.”

      -- Walter Bagehot (1826–1877), British economist, critic. The English Constitution, ch. 3 (1867).

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    6:09p - On Speed -- Anonymous


    A bumble bee is faster than a John Deere tractor.
      -- Anonymous

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    6:19p - On Spirit -- Hubert H. Humphrey


    http://pandemo.livejournal.com/602924.html

    There are incalculable resources in the human spirit, once it has been set free.
      -- Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-78), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, 10 Dec. 1966, Adas Israel Synagogue, Washington, D.C.


    current mood: free

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    6:36p - On Sportsmanship -- Knute Rockne


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/230438.html

    One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.
      -- Knute Rockne

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    8:15p - On Stain Removal -- Martha Stewart


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    Tip Of The Day

    A little lemon and seltzer will remove those pesky ink stains after you've been fingerprinted.
      -- Martha Stewart

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    8:32p - On Standards -- Henry Ward Beecher


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    Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself - and be lenient to everybody else.
      -- Henry Ward Beecher

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    8:45p - On Somnolence -- Teresa Wiltz


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    [I]n his case, restrained ultimately meant boring, as the audience was lulled into a somnolent state.
      -- Teresa Wiltz, "The Hip, the Flip, the Flop," Washington Post, March 3, 2000


    current mood: artistic

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    9:00p - On Standing Alone -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/140187.html

    It is only as a man puts off from himself all external support, and stands alone, that I see him to be strong and to prevail.
      -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    9:30p - On Stars -- Robert K. J. Killheffer


    http://www.livejournal.com/talkpost.bml?journal=pandemo&itemid=85064

    "The stars are not mere points of light; they are huge balls of fiery gas, unimaginably distant Olympian campfires around which other worlds might huddle."
      -- Robert K. J. Killheffer, August, 2002, Fantasy & Science Fiction, p. 22.


    current mood: accomplished

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    9:41p - On Stars -- Nietzsche


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/84945.html

    "He who still sees the stars as 'up' does not perceive with the eye of truth."
      -- Friedrich Nietzsche


    current mood: chipper

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    9:47p - On Steeds -- Anoymous


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/245504.html

    The autumn colors reflected in the lake,
    And little leaves floating about
    Like mighty sailboats
    With everywhere to go;
    My hearty steed and I, like the leaves,
    With everywhere to go!

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    9:59p - On the Stars -- Walt Whitman


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    When I, sitting, heard the astronomer, where he lectured with such applause in the lecture room,
    How soon, unaccountable, I became tired and sick;
    Till rising and gliding out, I wander’d off by myself,
    In the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time,
    Look’d up in perfect silence at the stars.

      -- Walt Whitman


    current mood: inspired

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    10:00p - On Street Parades -- Will Rogers


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    "There's something about riding down the street on a prancing horse that makes you feel like something, even when you ain't a thing."
      -- Will Rogers

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    10:02p - On Strength -- Bette Davis


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/259983.html

    Strong women only marry weak men.
      -- Bette Davis

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    10:04p - On Strength -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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    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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    10:08p - On Strength -- President Kennedy


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    "If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be no help." -
    From the address President Kennedy never got to deliver in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963.

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    10:13p - On Strength -- Mother Teresa of Calcutta


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    Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
      -- Mother Teresa of Calcutta

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    10:14p - On Strength -- Mahatma Gandhi


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/216682.html

    Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
      -- Mahatma Gandhi

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    10:30p - On Strength of Character -- James Buckham


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/215670.html

    Trials, temptations, disappointments -- all these are helps instead of hindrances, if one uses them rightly. They not only test the fibre of a character, but strengthen it. Every conquered temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
      -- James Buckham

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    10:35p - On Striving -- Robert Browning (Oldie, But Goodie)


    http://www.livejournal.com/~pandemo/218205.html

    Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?
      -- Robert Browning


    current mood: poetic

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    10:40p - On Struggle -- Sigmund Freud


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/254981.html

    One day in retrospect the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
      -- Sigmund Freud


    current mood: poetic

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    10:44p - On Stubbornness -- Antonia Quirke


    http://pandemo.livejournal.com/656823.html

    But "hard cheeses indurate, soft cheeses collapse." (Flaubert's Parrot). People don't change; they set in.
      -- Antonia Quirke, "Jack of all Trades", New Statesman, October 29, 2001


    current mood: stubborn

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    10:46p - On Stupid Speak — Former California Gov. Gray Davis, #6 from "10 Dumbest 2003 Quotes"
    My vision is to make the most diverse state on earth, and we have people from every planet on the earth in this state.  We have the sons and daughters of every, of people from every planet, of every country on earth.
      -— Former California Gov. Gray Davis, during the recall campaign


    current mood: workiing

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    10:46p - On Stupid Speak — Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean, #5 from "10 Dumbest 2003 Quotes"


    I still want to be the candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pickup trucks.
      -— Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean

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    10:52p - On Stupidity -- Napoleon Bonaparte


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/329290.html

    Rascality has limits; stupidity has not.
      -- Napoleon Bonaparte, (1769-1821)

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    10:53p - On Success


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/112484.html

    The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.

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    10:54p - On Success


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/194670.html

    There are many ways to measure success; not the least of which is the way your child describes you when talking to a friend.
      -- Unknown

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    10:59p - On Success


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/185738.html

    If at first you don't succeed, try and try again, then stop. No use being a damn fool about it!

      --Unknown

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    11:03p - On Success -- Walter Annenberg


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/91365.html

    I want to remind you that success in life is based on hard slogging. There will be periods when discouragement is great and upsetting, and the antidote for this is calmness and fortitude and a modest yet firm belief in your competence. Be sure that your priorities are in order so that you can proceed in a logical manner, and be ever mindful that nothing will take the place of persistence.
      -- Publisher and philanthropist Walter Annenberg in a letter to his son.

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    11:04p - On Success -- William J. H. Boetcker


    http://www.livejournal.com/~pandemo/398891.html

    Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success.
      -- William J. H. Boetcker

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    11:05p - On Success -- Dale Carnegie


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/274403.html

    Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. No other element can do so much for a man if he is willing to study them and make capital out of them.
      -- Dale Carnegie

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    11:06p - On Success -- W.J. Davison


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/114051.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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    11:07p - On Success -- Disabled Sports/USA


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/114764.html

    If I can do this, I can do anything.
      -- Motto of Disabled Sports/USA

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    11:09p - On Success -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/269861.html

    To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
      -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    11:10p - On Success -- S.D. Gordon


    http://www.livejournal.com/talkpost.bml?journal=pandemo&itemid=120502

    He can do more for others who has done most with himself.
      -- S.D. Gordon

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    11:11p - On Success -- F. Hawes


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/214847.html

    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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    11:11p - On Success -- Jubal Harshaw


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/331995.html

    Success lies in achieving the top of the food chain.
      -- Jubal Harshaw, (1906 or 1907- ) Character in Robert A. Heinlein's novels

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    11:19p - On Success -- Irene Kassorla


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/393948.html

    Don't wait for your "ship to come in" and feel angry and cheated when it doesn't. Get going with something small.
      -- Irene Kassorla

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    11:20p - On Success -- Bette Midler


    http://pandemo.livejournal.com/653213.html

    The worst part of success is to try finding someone who is happy for you.
      -- Bette Midler


    current mood: annoyed

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    11:21p - On Success -- General Colin Powell


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/74727.html

    There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.
      -- General Colin Powell


    current mood: contemplative

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    11:23p - On Success -- Theodore Roosevelt


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/215047.html

    In doing your work in the great world, it is a safe plan to follow a rule I once heard on the football field: Don't flinch, don't fall; hit the line hard.
      -- Theodore Roosevelt

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    11:24p - On Success -- Robert Louis Stevenson


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/385590.html

    To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.
      -- Robert Louis Stevenson, 1881

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    11:25p - On Success -- Alfred, Lord Tennyson


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/244800.html

    Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control. These three alone lead to sovereign power.
      -- Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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    11:26p - On Success -- F.E. Willard


    http://www.livejournal.com/~pandemo/216982.html

    Success doesn't "happen." It is organized, preempted, captured, by consecrated common sense.
      -- F.E. Willard

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    11:28p - On Survival -- Anonymous


    Two can live as cheap as one if one doesn't eat.
      -- Anonymous

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    11:30p - On Survival -- Fulton Sheen


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/175417.html

    Each of us makes his own weather, determines the color of the skies in the emotional universe which he inhabits.
      -- Fulton Sheen

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    11:35p - On Survival -- Danita Vance


    http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/174636.html

    Survival is not so much about the body, but rather it is about the triumph of the human spirit.
      -- Danita Vance

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    11:40p - On Swearing -- Charles Simic


    http://pandemo.livejournal.com/684221.html

    There are moments in life when true invective is called for, when it becomes an absolute necessity, out of a deep sense of justice, to denounce, mock, vituperate, lash out, in the strongest possible language.
      -- Charles Simic, quoted in "The Argument Culture", Irish Times, December 17, 1998


    current mood: creative

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    11:59p - On Sweetness -- Anonymous


    You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar, assuming you want to catch flies.
      -- Anonymous

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