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I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.
    –  Oscar Wilde
[Notice the “h” in “his”…   Methinks, Oscar refers to the latter (man) rather than the former (God).  But I could be wrong…  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2015 Is It Still Dark Out?
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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Man is thus his own greatest mystery.  He does not understand the vast veiled universe into which he has been cast for the reason that he does not understand himself.  …Least of all does he understand his noblest and most mysterious faculty; the ability to transcend himself and perceive himself in the act of perception.
   —    Lincoln Barnett
[They have eyes, but do not see…   —    KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 Ite, Missa Est
2013 I Hear Voices
2012 Positive Thoughts
Hope Works
2011 Look! Up In The Sky…
Humility Before The Unknowable

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The civilized man is a more experienced and wiser savage.
    —    Henry David Thoreau
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On This Day In:
2014 In God’s Eyes
2013 We Root For Ourselves
2012 Like A Shark
2011 Discernible Virtue

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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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