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Quotes for July 2nd, 2008

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
--Bruce Lee

A ship's not just a keel and a hull and a deck and sails - that's what a ship needs - but what a ship is, what the Black Pearl really is, is freedom.
--Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean

The truth is more important than the facts.
--Frank Lloyd Wright

In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is a refusal to be educated.
--Margaret Halsey

The earth is like a spaceship that didn’t come with an operating manual. We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.
--Buckminster Fuller

I like a book for my companion while dining out. A book does not make bad jokes, drink too much, or eat more than you can afford to pay for.
--Kenneth Turan

What do you mean he don't EAT no MEAT? Oh, that's okay. That's okay. I make lamb.
--Aunt Voula in My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Seeing ourselves as others see us would probably confirm our worst suspicions about them.
--Franklin P. Adams

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
-- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day.
--John A. Wheeler

The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.
--Hubert H. Humphrey

I took a course in speed reading and was able to read War and Peace in 20 minutes. Its about Russia.
--Woody Allen

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