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Today’s Quote

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
George Orwell
English essayist, novelist, & satirist (1903 – 1950)
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April 30, 2008 Posted by | People, Quotes | | Comments Off on Today’s Quote

Brilliant conversationalist

“A gossip is one who talks to you about others; a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself.”

~Lisa Kirk

April 29, 2008 Posted by | Quotes | Comments Off on Brilliant conversationalist

Today’s food for thought

Am I getting old(er) and (more) cynical? I came across this quote today, unattributed unfortunately, and it just has that ring of truth: “If voting made any difference they would make it illegal.” Hmmm.

April 18, 2008 Posted by | People, Quotes | 1 Comment

Quote of the day

“At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.”

PG Wodehouse

March 31, 2008 Posted by | Quotes | Comments Off on Quote of the day

This quote seems appropriate this “Year of the Candidates”

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.”

Ernest Benn

August 17, 2007 Posted by | Quotes | Comments Off on This quote seems appropriate this “Year of the Candidates”

Quote of the day

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I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.

J. D. Salinger

July 22, 2007 Posted by | People, Quotes | Comments Off on Quote of the day