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“To have the knowledge of God is the bread of angels.”

posted at 2:55 pm
on Oct. 31, 2008

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“Opportunity is never convenient.”

posted at 2:55 pm
on Oct. 31, 2008

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“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven?”

posted at 1:19 am
on Oct. 30, 2008

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“The League of Nations could make no better investment than to buy up the master-print, reproduce it in every language, to be shown in all the nations until the word ‘war’ is taken out of the dictionaries”

posted at 12:15 pm
on Oct. 29, 2008

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“Whatever else history may say about me when I’m gone, I hope it will record that I appealed to your best hopes, not your worst fears.”

posted at 2:48 pm
on Oct. 28, 2008

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“Relationships are like burritos. They’re messy, cheesy, hard to find good ones, and even those ones give you heart burn. And nevertheless, sometimes you still need to have one.”

posted at 6:39 pm
on Oct. 24, 2008

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“There is no one who loves pain itself, who seeks after it and wants to have it, simply because it is pain . . .”

posted at 6:05 pm
on Oct. 22, 2008

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“Personally, I find this whole parenting thing to be overrated. Have you met many of today’s kids? Total doinks.”

posted at 2:21 pm
on Oct. 14, 2008

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“Green, American Independent, Peace and Freedom, Democratic, Libertarian, Republican”

posted at 10:14 am
on Oct. 14, 2008

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“Now what? Analysis eludes us. We have no prior experience to fall back on that might possibly help us frame the consequences of Congress’s inaction on either the economy or financial markets.”

posted at 5:34 pm
on Oct. 13, 2008

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“Mudita is a Buddhist (Pali and Sanskrit) word meaning rejoicing in others’ good fortune. Mudita is sometimes considered to be the opposite of schadenfreude.”

posted at 3:41 am
on Oct. 13, 2008

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“If you give me six lines written by the most honest man, I will find something in them to hang him.”

posted at 10:27 am
on Oct. 9, 2008

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“Yesterday’s history, tomorrow’s a mystery. It’s all what you do in the moment, baby.”

posted at 1:20 am
on Oct. 9, 2008

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“What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you know that the President drinks Coke, Liz Taylor drinks Coke, and just think, you can drink Coke, too. A Coke is a Coke and no amount of money can get you a better Coke than the one the bum on the corner is drinking. All the Cokes are the same and all the Cokes are good. Liz Taylor knows it, the President knows it, the bum knows it, and you know it.”

posted at 12:36 pm
on Oct. 8, 2008

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“I want either less corruption or more opportunity to participate in it.”

posted at 5:40 pm
on Oct. 7, 2008

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“Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing!”

posted at 12:59 pm
on Oct. 6, 2008

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“The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.”

posted at 2:06 pm
on Oct. 5, 2008

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“There are two ways to meet life; you may refuse to care until indifference becomes a habit, a defensive armor, and you are safe, but bored. Or you can care greatly, and live greatly, ‘til life breaks you on its wheel.”

posted at 11:53 am
on Oct. 3, 2008

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“Adams’ Rule of Obvious Calamities: Any calamity that is foreseeable by the public at large won’t turn out so bad after all.”

posted at 5:08 pm
on Oct. 1, 2008

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