June 23

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Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
Antoine Rivarol
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Quotes of the day from previous years:
2004
Every man should be capable of all ideas. ~ Jorge Luis Borges
2005
Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition. ~ Alan Turing (born 23 June 1912)
2006
We thought: we're poor, we have nothing, but when we started losing one after the other so each day became remembrance day, we started composing poems about God's great generosity and — our former riches. ~ Anna Akhmatova (born 23 June 1889)
2007
I grew up knowing I could have had a million different lives. It makes your life mysterious and your imagination go wild. ~ KT Tunstall (born 23 June 1975)
2008
We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done. ~ Alan Turing
2009

Suggestions

When you're forty, half of you belongs to the past--and when you're seventy, nearly all of you. ~ Jean Anouilh

  • 3 because the older you get, the more difficult it becomes to forget. Zarbon 03:43, 19 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 16:39, 22 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 23:49, 22 June 2008 (UTC)

It is always the one who reacts who is punished, never the one who provokes. ~ Zinedine Zidane

  • 3 Zarbon 03:43, 19 May 2008 (UTC)
    • Source: July 12, 2006
  • 3 InvisibleSun 16:39, 22 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 23:49, 22 June 2008 (UTC)

There is nothing that dulls a personality so much as a negative outlook. ~ Gordon B. Hinckley


Please don’t nag yourself with thoughts of failure. Do not set goals far beyond your capacity to achieve. Simply do what you can do, in the best way you know, and the Lord will accept of your effort. ~ Gordon B. Hinckley


In all of living have much of fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured. ~ Gordon B. Hinckley


To define each of us by our race is nothing short of a denial of our humanity. ~ Clarence Thomas