June 29

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It is a good thing that life is not as serious as it seems to a waiter.
Don Herold
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Quotes of the day from previous years:
How is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read. ~ Karl Kraus
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (born 29 June 1900)
Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
"Men have forgotten this truth," said the fox. "But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed." ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Here is my secret. It is very simple. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; What is essential is invisible to the eye. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  • 3 Kalki 04:24, 28 June 2006 (UTC) with a strong lean toward 4 ~ Kalki 18:07, 27 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 22:42, 28 June 2007 (UTC)
  • 3 and I believe this is a nice comparison of the search for beauty even where it is difficult to find. Zarbon 04:40, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

Sad soul, take comfort, nor forget
That sunrise never failed us yet. ~ Celia Thaxter

Already the dandelions
Are changed into vanishing ghosts. ~ Celia Thaxter