Rita Rudner

February 18, 2010

We’ve begun to long for the pitter-patter of little feet – so we bought a dog. Well, it’s cheaper, and you get more feet. Rita Rudner I love to shop after a bad relationship. I don’t know. I buy a new outfit and it makes me feel better. It just does. Sometimes I see a […]

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Jefferson Davis

February 18, 2010

If the Confederacy fails, there should be written on its tombstone: Died of a Theory. Jefferson Davis Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule. Jefferson Davis All we ask is to be let alone. Jefferson Davis I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, […]

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Dennis Miller

February 18, 2010

Human beings are human beings. They say what they want, don’t they? They used to say it across the fence while they were hanging wash. Now they just say it on the Internet. Dennis Miller I lapsed into rude. Dennis Miller The only way the French are going in is if we tell them we […]

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Explorer

February 17, 2010

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free. Jacques Cousteau Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring and because it has fresh peaches in it. Thomas Walker […]

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Sculptor

February 17, 2010

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake? Leonardo da Vinci You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself. Leonardo da Vinci Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation … even so does inaction sap the vigour of the mind. […]

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Photographer

February 17, 2010

Photography is truth. Jean-Luc Godard There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are. Ernst Haas Photography is a small voice, at best, but sometimes one photograph, or a group of them, can lure our sense of awareness. W. Eugene Smith […]

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Designer

February 17, 2010

The world is extremely interesting to a joyful soul. Alexandra Stoddard Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it. Yves Saint Laurent We must never confuse elegance with snobbery. Yves Saint Laurent Dressing is a way of life. Yves Saint Laurent Truth exists, […]

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Les Brown

February 17, 2010

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. Les Brown Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. Les Brown Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown Your ability to […]

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Dave Barry

February 17, 2010

You can only be young once. But you can always be immature. Dave Barry And so by the fifteenth century, on October 8, the Europeans were looking for a new place to try to get to, and they came up with a new concept: the West. Dave Barry If God had wanted us to be […]

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Will Rogers

February 17, 2010

There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail. Will Rogers Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. Will Rogers When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he has earned all he can in college as an amateur. Will Rogers If you make […]

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Shelley Winters

February 17, 2010

Now that I’m over sixty I’m veering toward respectability. Shelley Winters Whenever you want to marry someone, go have lunch with his ex-wife. Shelley Winters I was so cold the other day, I almost got married. Shelley Winters I’m not overweight. I’m just nine inches too short. Shelley Winters Every now and then, when you’re […]

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Noam Chomsky

February 17, 2010

Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists. Noam Chomsky We can, for example, be fairly confident that either there will be a world without war or there won’t be a world – at least, a world inhabited by creatures […]

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