December 1

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Quotes of the day from previous years:
2003
For myself, I am an optimist — it does not seem to be much use being anything else. ~ Winston Churchill
2004
Ooh, with a little luck — December will be magic again. ~ Kate Bush
2005
The important thing, I think, is not to be bitter... if it turns about that there is a God, I don't think that he is evil. I think that the worst thing you could say is that he is, basically, an under-achiever. ~ Woody Allen (born 1 December 1935)
2006
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank. ~ Woody Allen
2007
December will be magic again.
Don't miss the brightest star.
Kiss under mistletoe.
I want to hear you laugh.
Don't let the mystery go now.

~ Kate Bush ~
2008

Suggestions

That's essentially how I feel about life... full of loneliness, misery, suffering, and unhappiness - and it's all over much too quickly. ~ Woody Allen (date of birth)

  • 2 ~ UDScott 23:09, 28 November 2005 (UTC)
  • 1 Kalki 22:08, 30 November 2007 (UTC) 3 Kalki 21:29, 30 November 2005 (UTC)
  • 4 ~ --Angel 17:51, 30 November 2006 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 09:28, 5 January 2007 (UTC)
  • 2 Zarbon 15:17, 26 April 2008 (UTC)

If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert. ~ David Ben-Gurion (date of death)

  • 3 ~ UDScott 23:09, 28 November 2005 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 09:28, 5 January 2007 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 18:27, 30 November 2007 (UTC)
  • 3 Zarbon 15:17, 26 April 2008 (UTC)

The AIDS crisis is evidence of a world in which nothing important is regional, local, limited; in which everything that can circulate does, and every problem is, or is destined to become, worldwide. ~ Susan Sontag (anniversary of World AIDS Day)

  • 4 InvisibleSun 09:28, 5 January 2007 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 18:27, 30 November 2007 (UTC)
  • 2 Zarbon 15:17, 26 April 2008 (UTC)

I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams... Man... is above all the plaything of his memory. ~ Andre Breton

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  • 2 Kalki 21:23, 20 December 2007 (UTC) Good quote, but no clear relation to the date; it would be better on a birthday, but might be usable here if there's ever a shortage of date-related quotes.
  • 1 Zarbon 15:17, 26 April 2008 (UTC)

Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages. ~ Terry Pratchett

—This unsigned comment is by 123.201.89.84 (talkcontribs) .
  • 2 Kalki 21:23, 20 December 2007 (UTC) Another good quote, but no clear relation to the date.
  • 2 Zarbon 15:17, 26 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 1 76.0.79.210 02:48, 8 June 2008 (UTC)

If the nation only knew their hands dripped with innocent blood, it would have met them not with applause but with stones. ~ Georgy Zhukov (born December 1)

  • 4 because hell hath no fury like that of a scorned nation. Zarbon 04:11, 18 April 2008 (UTC)
    • SOURCE: A Century of Violence in Soviet Russia - Page 3 by Alexander N. Yakovlev, Anthony Austin - Political Science - 2002

The mere existence of atomic weapons implies the possibility of their use. ~ Georgy Zhukov (born December 1)

  • 2 Zarbon 02:47, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

I really feel pressure to create something that is as strong as possible.The war has really swept away eveything from the past. ~ Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

  • 2 Zarbon 03:32, 27 October 2008 (UTC)

Is your mind so big that it can encompass galaxies or is the universe little enough to fit in one's head? ~ John Crowley

  • 2 Zarbon 03:32, 27 October 2008 (UTC)