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Quotes of the day from previous years:
2003
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. ~ Mohandas Gandhi
2004
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them. ~ Washington Irving
2005
There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved. ~ Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species (published 24 November 1859)
2006
Only the brave know how to forgive ... A coward never forgave; it is not in his nature. ~ Laurence Sterne (born 24 November 1713)
2007
Hatred which is completely vanquished by love passes into love: and love is thereupon greater than if hatred had not preceded it. ~ Baruch Spinoza
2008

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People are always asking me what my lyrics mean. Well I say what any decent poet would say if you dared ask him to analyse his work: if you see it, darling, then it's there. ~ Freddie Mercury in an interview, died that day

  • 2 UDScott 14:53, 15 November 2005 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 03:18, 19 November 2006 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:00, 23 November 2007 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 06:54, 26 April 2008 (UTC)

Writing, when properly managed, (as you may be sure I think mine is) is but a different name for conversation. ~ Laurence Sterne

  • 3 InvisibleSun 03:18, 19 November 2006 (UTC)
  • 4 Kalki 15:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC) 3 Kalki 22:00, 23 November 2007 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 06:54, 26 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world, — though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst, — the cant of criticism is the most tormenting! ~ Laurence Sterne

  • 3 InvisibleSun 03:18, 19 November 2006 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 06:54, 26 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

The mind has greater power over the emotions and is less subject thereto, in so far as it understands all things as necessary. ~ Baruch Spinoza (born 24 November 1632)

  • 3 Kalki 22:00, 23 November 2007 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 23:32, 23 November 2007 (UTC)
  • 2 Zarbon 06:54, 26 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

A war is not lost until you consider it lost. ~ Erich von Manstein (born November 24)

  • 3 because victory and loss are but a perspective and a tank commander knows that a war is not lost until it is truly considered lost. Zarbon 04:41, 18 April 2008 (UTC)

One cannot think that blind bravery gives victory over the enemy. ~ Alexander Suvorov

  • 3 because bravery alone is not enough. Zarbon 06:19, 19 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Hard training - easy combat; easy training - hard combat. ~ Alexander Suvorov

  • 3 because those who train, succeed. Zarbon 06:19, 19 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Win with ability, not with numbers. ~ Alexander Suvorov

  • 3 because quality devours quantity. Zarbon 06:19, 19 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

No battle can be won in the study, and theory without practice is dead. ~ Alexander Suvorov

  • 3 Zarbon 06:19, 19 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

If we had not driven them into hell... hell would have swallowed us. ~ Alexander Suvorov

  • 3 because it is the deciding factor in war, to kill or be killed. Zarbon 06:19, 19 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 1 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Fight the enemy with the weapons he lacks. ~ Alexander Suvorov

  • 3 because to fight the enemy with the same weapons gives no leverage. Zarbon 06:19, 19 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

One minute decides the outcome of a battle, one hour the success of a campaign, one day the fate of empires. ~ Alexander Suvorov

  • 4 because every minute counts in the heat of battle. Zarbon 15:44, 19 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 1 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think. ~ Dale Carnegie

  • 2 Zarbon 23:50, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. ~ Dale Carnegie

  • 2 Zarbon 23:50, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use? ~ Dale Carnegie

  • 2 Zarbon 23:50, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

How can anyone be interested in war? — that glorious pursuit of annihilation with its ceremonious bellowings and trumpetings over the mangling of human bones and muscles and organs and eyes, its inconceivable agonies which could have been prevented by a few well-chosen, reasonable words. How, why, did this unnecessary business begin? Why does anyone want to read about it — this redundant human madness which men accept as inevitable? ~ Margaret Caroline Anderson

  • 2 Zarbon 23:50, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Education costs money, but then so does ignorance. ~ Claus Moser, Baron Moser

  • 2 Zarbon 23:50, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Nationalism of one kind or another was the cause of most of the genocide of the twentieth century. Flags are bits of colored cloth that governments use first to shrink-wrap people's brains and then as ceremonial shrouds to bury the dead. ~ Arundhati Roy

  • 2 Zarbon 23:50, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

There is only one dream worth having...to live while you are alive, and die only when you are dead. ~ Arundhati Roy

  • 2 Zarbon 23:50, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Antiquary 14:49, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:03, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Literature is the opposite of a nuclear bomb. ~ Arundhati Roy

  • 2 Zarbon 23:50, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

I have always done my duty. I am ready to die. My only regret is for the friends I leave behind me. ~ Zachary Taylor

  • 2 Zarbon 23:50, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

I have no private purpose to accomplish, no party objectives to build up, no enemies to punish—nothing to serve but my country. ~ Zachary Taylor

  • 3 Zarbon 23:50, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 22:58, 22 November 2008 (UTC)