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Archives - November 2012

November 1, 2012

The best defence against misguided arrogance is a keen sense of humour.

– Kathryn L. Nelson, PEMBERLEY MANOR

November 2, 2012

A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.

– Fats Domino

November 2, 2012

The easiest thing of all is to deceive one's self; for what a man wishes he generally believes to be true.

– Demosthenes

November 4, 2012

Be charitable before wealth makes thee covetous.

– Sir Thomas Browne

November 5, 2012

It seems the misfortune of one can plow a deeper furrow in the heart than the misfortune of millions.

– Kirby Larson, HATTIE BIG SKY

November 6, 2012

Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.

– Richard Armour

November 7, 2012

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

– Mark Twain

November 8, 2012

How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams.

– Bram Stoker

November 9, 2012

I'm actually way more funny now, because I'm hungry... If comedy comes from pain, I should be funnier now than I ever was.

– Seth Rogen, on his weight loss

November 10, 2012

Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?

– Peter McWilliams, Life 101

November 11, 2012

Perfect valor is to behave, without witnesses, as one would act were all the world watching.

– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

November 12, 2012

What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream? Or what's worse, what if only that fat guy in the third row exists?


November 13, 2012

There's only one thing worse than a man who doesn't have strong likes and dislikes, and that's a man who has strong likes and dislikes without the courage to voice them.

– Tony Randall

November 14, 2012

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

– Heywood Broun

November 15, 2012

My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.

– Martin Luther

November 16, 2012

Just a word of advice. Whenever you're furious with your parents or you think they're terrible, just remember, you vomited on them and they kept you.

– John Green, "The Five Worst Places to Vomit"

November 17, 2012

Don't discuss yourself, for you are bound to lose; if you belittle yourself, you are believed; if you praise yourself, you are disbelieved.

– Michel de Montaigne

November 18, 2012

Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist.

– Robert G. Allen

November 19, 2012

Dreams, goals, ambitions - these are the stuff man uses for fuel.

– L. Ron Hubbard

November 20, 2012

We all need empty hours in our lives or we will have no time to create or dream. 

– Robert Coles

November 21, 2012

All generalizations are bad.

– R.H. Grenier

November 22, 2012

Thanksgiving is America's national chow-down feast, the one occasion each year when gluttony becomes a patriotic duty.

– Michael Dresser

November 23, 2012

Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.

– Dave Barry

November 24, 2012

I'm a big fan of small business ownership. I think it's the backbone of American innovation. But to be successful, you first have to have the courage to go for it.

– Bill Rancic

November 25, 2012

If a mistake is not a stepping stone, it is a mistake.

– Eli Siegel

November 26, 2012

There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.

– Dale Carnegie

November 27, 2012

Night time is really the best time to work.  All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone else is asleep.

– Catherine O'Hara

November 28, 2012

Looking at the proliferation of personal web pages on the Net, it looks like very soon everyone on Earth will have 15 megabytes of fame.

– M.G. Sriram

November 29, 2012

We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.

– John Lubbock

November 30, 2012

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

– Thomas Jefferson