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Quotes of the Day [Jan. 2nd, 2007|10:17 am]
Peter Sheil
Good morning peeps - Happy New Year. Today's quotes plus a few on "resolutions" :)

Peace, prosperity and perspicuity to you all

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost (1874 - 1963), (attributed)

Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.
Charles M. Schulz (1922 - 2000), (Snoopy)

I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.
Thomas Szasz, "The Second Sin"

The reason of a resolution is more to be considered than the resolution itself.
Sir John Holt

The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900), The Gay Science, section 130

A good resolution is like an old horse, which is often saddled but rarely ridden.
Mexican Proverb

Now there are more overweight people in America than average-weight people. So overweight people are now average. Which means you've met your New Year's resolution.
Jay Leno (1950 - )

I don’t really do New Year’s resolutions because I don’t think you should have to wait until December to start working on how to change yourself. I think if you’ve got a problem, you need to fix it now.
Clay Aiken