Klaatu:

Human beings were invented by water as a device for transporting it uphill.

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Gene Fowler:

Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt:

Those newspapers of the nation which most loudly cried dictatorship against me would have been the first to justify the beginnings of dictatorship by somebody else.

President Obama could say the same thing.

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Julia Roberts:

Republican comes in the dictionary just after reptile and just above repugnant.

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Paul Hornung:

Never get married in the morning – you never know who you might meet that night.

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Susan B. Anthony:

The worst enemy women have is in the pulpit.

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Charlie Chaplin:

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.

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20 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Al Franken:

Humor and seriousness are not in opposition to each other.

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19 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Tom Wolfe:

A cult is a religion with no political power.

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18 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

William Floyd:

The Bible has done more harm than any other book in the world.

Aside:

It’s not the Bible. It’s the persons who read it.

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17 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Carol Anshew:

I think we are all coming to realize the web in all its manifestations is a sucking time hole.

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16 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Reports are that sales of wings and pizza also peak in March.

Via TPM.

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16 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

John Locke:

Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.

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15 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Lowell Thomas:

The man who can speak acceptably is usually given credit for an ability out of all proportion to what he really possesses.

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14 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Neil Postman:

In Russia, writers with serious grievances are arrested, while in America they are merely featured on television talk shows, where all that is arrested is their development.

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13 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

On a cellphone tower across from the North Dade Justice Center on Biscayne Boulevard, behind a Nails 4 U and Dream Brows, a rare South Florida construction project is underway.

Two bald eagles are building a nest.

Picture at the link.

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Ken Jennings:

Being a nerd really pays off sometimes.

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Off to drink liberally.

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12 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

K. Eric Drexler:

Any powerful technology can be abused.

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11 March 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Fun and fellowship for liberals. Join us and talk about anything in a relaxed atmosphere.

When: Thursday, March 12th, 6 p.

Where:
Croc’s 19 Street Bistro
620 19th Street (Map)

More here.

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