September 17

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Quotes of the day from previous years:
2003
It's not that I'm afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens. ~ Woody Allen
2004
A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world. ~ Tony Benn
2005 
I've never seen anybody really find the answer — they think they have, so they stop thinking. But the job is to seek mystery, evoke mystery, plant a garden in which strange plants grow and mysteries bloom. The need for mystery is greater than the need for an answer. ~ Ken Kesey (born 17 September 1935)
2006
It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there.

~ William Carlos Williams ~ (born September 17, 1883)
2007
You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case. ~ Ken Kesey
2008
The real crazies who are looking for a messiah... after an hour or so they realise I'm not it and go off and look somewhere else. ~ Ken Kesey
2009

Suggestions

Me actor. Them fashion. No compute. (Actress Martha Plimpton)

  • 5 (short, concise, but extremely effective commentary on the state of Hollywood.) —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 66.167.242.65 (talkcontribs) 05:04, 14 September 2005 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki No clear correlation with the date (and 4 is the highest ranking available, not 5)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 08:16, 13 September 2006 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 23:05, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph. ~ Ken Kesey (date of birth)

  • 3 Kalki 21:31, 16 September 2005 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 08:16, 13 September 2006 (UTC)
  • 2 Zarbon 23:05, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

I love being married, I do. It's so great to find that one special person that you want to annoy for the rest of your life. ~ Rita Rudner

  • 2 for comedic value Zarbon 04:14, 9 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 23:15, 16 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 23:58, 16 September 2008 (UTC)

Well, the old theory was "marry a older man because they're more mature". But the new theory is "men don't mature — marry a young one". ~ Rita Rudner

  • 2 for comedic value. Zarbon 04:14, 9 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 23:15, 16 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 23:58, 16 September 2008 (UTC)

Nobody is really happy with what's on their head. People with straight hair want curly, people with curly want straight, and bald people want everyone to be blind. ~ Rita Rudner

  • 2 for comedic value. Zarbon 04:14, 9 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 23:15, 16 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 23:58, 16 September 2008 (UTC)