Samuel Butler

“A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing.”

Samuel Butler, poet, born December 4th, 1835

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Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero, Greek philosopher and statesman, born 106 BC

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Laozi

“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.”

Laozi, Chinese philospher, born during the 6th century BC

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Woody Allen

“What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.”

Woody Allen, movie director, born December 1st, 1935

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Gautama Buddha

“In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.”

Gautama Buddha, Founder of Buddhism, born December 1st (generic), 563

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Winston Churchill — Happy Birthday!

“I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.”

Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Born November 30th, 1874

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C.S. Lewis

“Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.”

C.S. Lewis, author, born November 29th, 1898

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