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Quotes of The Day [Jan. 28th, 2004|09:36 pm]
Peter Sheil
Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.
Ben Hecht (1893 - 1964)

The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
Sidney J. Harris

Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
Anatole France (1844 - 1924), The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
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