Wednesday, April 16, 2014

J.K. ROWLING b.1965

British novelist, creator of the Harry Potter series

The best of us must sometimes eat our words.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

H.L. MENCKEN 1880-1956


American journalist, essayist and satirist


Conscience is the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking.


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Monday, April 14, 2014

DESMOND TUTU b.1931


South African social rights activist, retired Anglican bishop


Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.


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Sunday, April 13, 2014

CHARLES KINGSLEY 1819-75


British historian and novelist


We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.


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Saturday, April 12, 2014

MARIE CURIE 1867-1934


Polish-born, naturalised French physicist and chemist, the first woman to win a Nobel prize

Nothing in life is to be feared - it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

SAM SUNDQUIST

Some days you just have to create your own sunshine.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

SAMUEL JOHNSON 1709-84


English poet, essayist, literary critic and biographer

Courage is the greatest of all the virtues, because, if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.


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