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Quotes of Yesterday [Oct. 10th, 2004|04:27 pm]
Peter Sheil
I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
Jerome K. Jerome (1859 - 1927), "Three Men in a Boat", 1889

Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
George Jean Nathan (1882 - 1958)

You don't get anything clean without getting something else dirty.
Cecil Baxter

Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
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[User Picture]From: spodlife
2004-10-10 12:49 pm (UTC)
Ah! My grandma had a saying: "I love work - I could sit and watch it for hours".
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[User Picture]From: petersheil
2004-10-10 02:13 pm (UTC)
Yes, I use that too ... ususlly just before I make a strategic retreat :)
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