Holbrook Jackson:

No man is ever old enough to know better.

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Audrey Hepburn:

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

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I have a difficult time taking it seriously when the national office of a frat suspends a local chapter for, you know, acting like frat boys.

Aside:

When I was a young ‘un, back in the olden days, I knew some ‘Nus on my own college campus up the road a piece. It is good to see that some things haven’t changed.

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Hesiod:

Acquisition means life to miserable mortals.

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Satchel Paige:

I don’t generally like running. I believe in training by rising gently up and down from the bench.

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Auguste Comte:

Men are not allowed to think freely about chemistry and biology: why should they be allowed to think freely about political philosophy?

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Paul Graham:

There are plenty of smart people who get nowhere.

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Richard Levin:

Water is free of charge. Why then do people drink Evian?

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21 August 2015 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Ed Wynn:

I’ve found a formula for avoiding these exaggerated fears of age; you take care of every day – let the calendar take care of the years.

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20 August 2015 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

George Jessel:

The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.

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19 August 2015 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Dave Matthews:

The saddest part of the human race is we’re obsessed with this idea of ‘us and them,’ which is really a no-win situation, whether it’s racial, cultural, religious or political.

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18 August 2015 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Bobby Jones:

Some people think they are concentrating when they’re merely worrying.

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17 August 2015 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Mark Twain:

Do not tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish.

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16 August 2015 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Leon Trotsky:

The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end.

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15 August 2015 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Victor Kiam:

Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.

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14 August 2015 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Zsa Zsa Gabor:

One of my theories is that men love with their eyes; women love with their ears.

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13 August 2015 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Jules Romains:

History: the category of human phenomena which tends to catastrophe.

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12 August 2015 · Comments Off on Drinking Liberally Virginia Beach Thursday · Categories: First Looks

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

When: Thursday, August 13, 6 p.

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

More here.

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12 August 2015 · Comments Off on (Sticky) Light Bloggery · Categories: First Looks

Family matters.

Good family matters, but blogging will be sporadic for the next week or so.

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12 August 2015 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Charles James Fox:

The worst of revolutions is a restoration.

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