Category Archives: Quotes and Aphorisms

Arthur Miller

“If I have any justification for having lived it’s simply, I’m nothing but faults, failures and so on, but I have tried to make a good pair of shoes. There’s some value in that.” –Arthur Miller, playwright, born October 17th, … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde

“The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.” –Oscar Wilde, writer, born October 16th, 1854 Happy Birthday!!

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Virgil

“Consider what each soil will bear, and what each refuses.” –Virgil, poet, born October 15th, 70 BC Happy Birthday!!

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Hannah Arendt

“Nothing we use or hear or touch can be expressed in words that equal what is given by the senses.” –Hannah Arendt, historian, born October 14th, 1906 Happy Birthday!!

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Paul Simon

“Anybody can do bad work, but not everybody does good work.” –Paul Simon, musician, former co-member of Simon and Garfunkel, born June 24th, 1813 Happy Birthday!!

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Eleanor Roosevelt

“It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.” –Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States, wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, born October 11th, 1884 Happy Birthday!!

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Helen Hayes

“The story of a love is not important-what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.” –Helen Hayes, actress, born October 10th, 1900 Happy Birthday!!

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