"Far better to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much or suffer much, because they live in the gray twighlight. That knows not victory or defeat."
Theodore Roosevelt 1899
We got an issue in America. Too many good docs are gettin' out of business. Too many OB/GYNs aren't able to practice their -- their love with women all across this country.
George Bush - Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Sep. 6, 2004
"Life is not a journey to the grave with the
intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but
rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out,
and loudly proclaiming -- WOW--What a Ride!"
The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad. -- Salvador Dali
Work for the triumph of the good, knowing you will lose. --Seneca
The worm in the radish doesn't think there is anything sweeter. --Shalom Alechem
The search is what anyone would undertake if he were not sunk in the everydayness of his own life. To become aware of the possibility of the search is to be on to something. Not to be on to something is to be in despair. --Walker Percy
We take a handful of sand from an endless landscape of awareness around us, and call that handful of sand the world. -- Robert Pirsig
If the aborigine drafted an IQ test, all of Western civilization would presumably flunk it. --Stanley Marion Garn
In this very breath that we take now lies the secret that all great teachers try to tell us. -- Peter Matthiessen
And that heart which was a wild garden was given to him who loved only trim lawns. And the imbecile carried the princess into slavery. --Antoine de Saint-Euxpery
It is not hard work which is dreary; it is superficial work. --Edith Hamilton
To a brave man, good luck and bad luck are like his right and left hands. He uses both. -- Saint Catherine of Sienna
Once you fully comprehend the vacuity of life without struggle, you are equipped with the basic means of salvation. --Tennessee Williams
The fundamental delusion of humanity is to suppose that I am here and you are out there. --Yasutani Roshi
What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner. --Colette
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible. --Stanislaus Jerzy Lee
Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul. --Edward Abbey
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. --Benjiman Franklin
The only real struggle in history of the world . is between the vested interest and social justice. --Arnold Toynbee
The man who thinks only of his own salvation is as good as a coal drawn out of the fire. --James Jones
For evil to succeed, all it needs is for good men to do nothing. --Martin Luther King Jr.
All cannot live on the plaza, but everyone may enjoy the sun. --Italian Proverb
The most civilized nations are as near to barbarism as the most polished steel is to rust. Nations, like metals have only superficial brilliancy. --Antoine de Rivarol (1753-1801)
Observation, not old age, brings wisdom. --Publilius Syrus (ca. 42 BC)
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Benjiman Franklin (1706-1790)
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new. Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
We are always the same age inside. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)
If a man makes me keep my distance, the comfort is that he keeps his at the same time. Jonathan Swift (1664-1745)
There is no need for man and no demand for man in nature; it is complete without him. -William Graham Sumner (1840-1910)
Shortsighted men ... in their greed and selfishness will, if permitted, rob our country of half its charm by their reckless extermination of all useful and beautiful wild things. -- Theodore Roosevelt.
"I got a job waiting for my graduation
50 thou' and year will buy a lot of beer
Things are going great, and they're only getting better
I'm doin' all right, getting good grades
The future's so bright I gotta wear shades" -timbuk3
I heard this song on the radio today (105.5), and apparently it was all over the radio in the '80s. I was too young then to remember it, but to me, it sure is funny now. Right now my roomate is telling me that this is in risky business, who knew? not me. Good luck.
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