September 24

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Life is a state of mind.
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Quotes of the day from previous years:
2003
Since love and fear can hardly exist together, if we must choose between them, it is far safer to be feared than loved. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
2004
To do evil that good may come of it is for bunglers in politics as well as morals. ~ William Penn
2005
I wait . . . Wait for the mists and for the blacker rain — Heavier winds that stir the veil of fate, happier winds that pile her hair; Again they tear me, teach me, strew the heavy air upon me, winds that I know, and storm. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald (born 24 September 1896, and correlation to the current period of powerful storms)
2006
To act with common sense, according to the moment, is the best wisdom I know; and the best philosophy, to do one's duties, take the world as it comes, submit respectfully to one's lot, bless the goodness that has given us so much happiness with it, whatever it is, and despise affectation. ~ Horace Walpole
2007
My generation of radicals and breakers-down never found anything to take the place of the old virtues of work and courage and the old graces of courtesy and politeness. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
2008
At any rate, let us love for a while, for a year or so, you and me. That's a form of divine drunkenness that we can all try. There are only diamonds in the whole world, diamonds and perhaps the shabby gift of disillusion. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
2009

Suggestions

The people made the Constitution, and the people can unmake it. It is the creature of their own will, and lives only by their will. ~ John Marshall

  • 2 Zarbon 04:03, 10 June 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 22:24, 23 September 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 23:57, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well. ~ Horace Walpole (date of birth)

  • 3 Kalki 19:58, 23 October 2005 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 00:36, 22 October 2006 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 05:34, 25 April 2008 (UTC)

The best philosophy is to do one's duties, to take the world as it comes, submit respectfully to one's lot, and bless the goodness that has given us so much happiness with it, whatever it is. ~ Horace Walpole (date of birth)

  • 3 Kalki 19:58, 23 October 2005 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 00:36, 22 October 2006 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 05:34, 25 April 2008 (UTC)