October 1

From Quotes
Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale.
William Shakespeare
(Redirected from 1 October)
Jump to: navigation, search
Quotes of the day from previous years:
2004
When you get to a fork in the road, take it. ~ Yogi Berra
2005
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children. ~ Jimmy Carter (born 1 October 1924)
2006
Love and music and happiness and family, that's what it's all about. I believe in these things. It would be awful not to, wouldn't it? ~ Julie Andrews
2007
Creators, makers of the new, can never become obsolete, for in the arts there is no correct answer. The story of discoverers could be told in simple chronological order, since the latest science replaces what went before. But the arts are another story — a story of infinite addition. We must find order in the random flexings of the imagination. ~ Daniel J. Boorstin
2008
Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black. ~ Henry Ford (100th anniversary of Ford putting the Model T on the market at a price of US$825)
2009

Suggestions

We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. ~ Daniel J. Boorstin (born October 1, 1914)

  • 3 InvisibleSun 00:41, 30 September 2007 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 23:55, 30 September 2007 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 03:44, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Waheedone 19:14, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

While the easiest way in metaphysics is to condemn all metaphysics as nonsense, the easiest way in morals is to elevate the common practice of the community into a moral absolute. ~ Daniel J. Boorstin

  • 3 InvisibleSun 00:41, 30 September 2007 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 23:55, 30 September 2007 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 03:44, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 1 Waheedone 19:14, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

Since the Creator had made the facts of the after-life inaccessible to man, He must not have required that man understand death in order to live fruitfully. ~ Daniel J. Boorstin

  • 3 InvisibleSun 00:41, 30 September 2007 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 23:55, 30 September 2007 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 03:44, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 1 Waheedone 19:14, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

The final end of government is not to exert restraint but to do good. ~ Rufus Choate

  • 2 Zarbon 03:39, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:16, 28 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 20:17, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Waheedone 19:14, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

A book is the only immortality. ~ Rufus Choate

  • 2 Zarbon 03:54, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:16, 28 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 20:17, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Waheedone 19:14, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

They were afraid of dying but even more afraid to show it. ~ Tim O'Brien

  • 2 Zarbon 03:54, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:16, 28 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 20:17, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Waheedone 19:14, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

They carried the soldier's greatest fear, which was the fear of blushing. Men killed, and died, because they were embarrassed not to. ~ Tim O'Brien

  • 2 Zarbon 03:54, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:16, 28 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 20:17, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Waheedone 19:14, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon. ~ Jimmy Carter

  • 2 Zarbon 03:54, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:16, 28 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 20:17, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Waheedone 19:14, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease. ~ Jimmy Carter

  • 3 Zarbon 03:54, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:16, 28 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 20:17, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 4 Waheedone 19:14, 18 October 2008 (UTC)