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I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.
   –  Alice Walker
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On This Day In:
2014 Great Service
2013 You Really Should Wear More Sweaters
Here I Am God
2012 The Serenity Prayer
2011 The Victory Of Life

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The little I know, I owe to my ignorance.
   —  Sacha Guitry
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On This Day In:
2014 The Difference
2013 My Heart Is Described
2012 Keen To Be Alone
2011 The Ideal Business…
2010 55

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Where the rewards of valor are the greatest, there you will find also the best and bravest spirits among the people.
   —  Pericles’ Funeral Oration
(from Thucydides, 430 B. C. E.)
[This quote brought to mind General Patton’s famous quote: “Your job is not do die for your country.  Your job is to make the other poor, dumb, bastard die for his country.”  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 Intricate And Subtle Order
2013 Attention To Detail
2012 Aequanimitas!
2011 Consider This

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I am incapable of conceiving infinity, and yet I do not accept finity.  I want this adventure that is the context of my life to go on without end.
   —  Simone de Beauvoir
[Happy Birthday to me!   Actually, I’ve found the older I get and the more brushes with death I have, the more accepting I am of my own mortality and the greater infinite context beyond this one.  But I’m nowhere near ready to start it!  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 Unpaved
2013 Headstones
2012 Keeping Young
2011 Lessons Well Learned

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The world is full of wonders, but nothing is more wonderful than man.
   —  Sophocles
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On This Day In:
2014 Are You Confused?
2013 But The Odds Are Against It
2012 Far Better Off With Books
2011 Timid And Fainthearted

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There exists a species of transcendental ventriloquism by means of which men can be made to believe that something said on earth comes from Heaven.
    —  Georg C. Lichtenberg
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On This Day In:
2014 Not Saying
2013 Ears And Tongue
2012 The Story Of Joe (Middle-Class Republican)
2011 Happy Birthday, Diana
Depending On Kindness

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Each of us has his own alphabet with which to create poetry.
  ―  Irving Stone
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On This Day In:
2014 More Beef, Less Bull
2013 Where Are Your Mountains
2012 Spherical Knowledge Of Hamsters
2011 Taking Stock Over Time

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