Category Archives: Quotes and Aphorisms

Charles Bukowski

“An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.” –Charles Bukowski, author, born August 16th, 1920 Happy Birthday!!

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Walter Scott

“He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit, He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit.” –Walter Scott, novelist, born August 14th, 1771 Happy Birthday!!

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Robert Green Ingersoll

“Few rich men own their property; their property owns them.” –Robert Green Ingersoll, politician and lecturer, born August 11th, 1833 Happy Birthday!!

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Herbert Hoover

“Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.” –Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States, born August 10th, 1874 Happy Birthday!!

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James M. Barrie

“Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.” –James M. Barrie, playwright, born May 9th, 1860 Happy Birthday!!

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Confucius

“When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.” –Confucius, philosopher, born August 1st [generic], 551 BC Happy Birthday!!

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J. K. Rowling

“What’s coming will come and we’ll just have to meet it when it does.” –J. K. Rowling, author, born July 31st, 1965 Happy Birthday!!

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