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I cannot say whether things will get better if we change;  what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
    —    Georg C. Lichtenberg
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On This Day In:
2017 Give And Keep
2016 No Change Here
2015 Campbell’s Law
2014 Dignified Values
2013 Unappreciated Skill
2012 Living Courage
2011 What’s Happening To Us?
2010 Toothbrush, Carbon and Monoxide
Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!

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Man loves company – even if it is only that of a small burning candle.
    —    Georg C. Lichtenberg
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On This Day In:
2014 Whiner(s)
2013 Just Passing Through
2012 Dog-gone Heaven
2011 Occasional, Sad Results

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When an acquaintance goes by I often step back from my window, not so much to spare him the effort of acknowledging me as to spare myself the embarrassment of seeing that he has not done so.
    —    Georg C. Lichtenberg
[Sometimes I find humor in the strangest of settings…  I normally step forward and knock on the glass.  But then, I also wave at complete strangers just to see their reaction.    —    KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 I’ve Never Have Had
2013 Glory Days (part 1)
2012 Feeling Old?
2011 Even When I Wish Really, Really Hard
Skeptical Fathers
Cha-cha-cha-changes

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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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Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
  —  Georg C. Lichtenberg
[This is completely out of context so I don’t know if it was originally meant to be funny or sarcastic or serious, but it makes me chuckle.  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 Rule One
2013 Spelling God’s Name
2012 Love Your Life And Sing
Feeling Under the Weather?
2011 Cheers, Friend!

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