Tracey Ullman:

It’s sometimes shocking to find out what people really believe in.

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Family affairs.

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Richie Asburn:

I wish I’d known early what I had to learn late.

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Politeness is essential to customer service.

A 20-year-old employee said that when a friend of his came into Joy Grocery Store on North U.S. Highway 17, he picked up a .380-caliber gun kept at the store for security and began handling it. The gun accidentally discharged and struck his friend in the shoulder.

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Jen Kirkman:

Parenthood can be very rewarding, but let’s face it, so are margaritas at the adults-only pool.

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Joe Louis:

I don’t like money, actually, but it quiets my nerves.

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Come and have some fun.

When: Thursday, November 20, 6:00 p. m.

Where:
Greene Turtle
1401 Greenbrier Pkwy, # 2260 (Greenbrier Mall)
Chesapeake, VA (map)

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Terry Eagleton:

The role of the intellectual, so it is said, is to speak truth to power. Noam Chomsky has dismissed this pious tag on two grounds. For one thing, power knows the truth already; it is just busy trying to conceal it. For another, it is not those in power who need the truth, but those they oppress.

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Allen Klein:

You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it.

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There’s weather, and I’m under it.

Not very far under it, but under it nonetheless, so I’m taking a break.

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Franklin P. Jones:

Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.

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Dan Casey investigates the “Case of the $928 Band-Aid.”

Read it and ask yourself, what can be right about a system that works like that?

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Leo Szilard:

If you want to succeed in the world, you don’t have to be much cleverer than other people. You just have to be one day earlier.

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Arthur Conan Doyle:

There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.

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14 November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Judith Viorst:

Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.

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Julien Brenda:

. . . History will smile to think that this is the species for which Socrates and Jesus Christ died.

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12 November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

William Randolph Hearst:

A politician will do anything to keep his job, even become a patriot.

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11 November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Charles de Gaulle:

Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.

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Ralph Bunch:

There are no warlike people – just warlike leaders.

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09 November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Tom Hopkins:

I never take advice from anyone more messed up than I am.

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