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Quotes of the Day [Jun. 2nd, 2004|12:37 pm]
Peter Sheil
A very god set today, enjoy.

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it.
Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

For every human problem, there is a neat, simple solution; and it is always wrong
H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956), Mencken's Metalaw

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

If you can find something everyone agrees on, it's wrong.
Mo Udall

And because they are worth the extra effort, here are the ones for yesterday as well.

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Woodrow Wilson (1856 - 1924)

People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.
A. J. Liebling (1904 - 1963)

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Cullen Hightower

There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Hmm ... aggressive stupidity ... don't we all know someone like that?

Peace
peter
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[User Picture]From: feath
2004-06-02 12:52 am (UTC)
Inspired set today, Peter! Thanks for sharing.
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[User Picture]From: petersheil
2004-06-02 01:23 am (UTC)
My pleasure :)) Yes, I thought both days were good. Usually if I miss out a few days I either ignore the previus ones or, if there is a good previous one, I replace one of "Today's" set with the better one.
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[User Picture]From: peaceful_fox
2004-06-02 02:11 am (UTC)
"Hmm ... aggressive stupidity ... don't we all know someone like that?"

Aren't some of us governed by someone like that? Or is that stupid aggression? Or both?
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[User Picture]From: petersheil
2004-06-02 02:25 am (UTC)
You can apply almost all of them to one leader or another.
*giggles mildly at the thought of them admitting to being two faced*
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