Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Strange But True

2014 – 14

Monday, August 25th, 2014

2014 – 14

• It was German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche who made the following sage observation: “We have art to save ourselves from the truth.” • If you live in Waukegan, Illinois, you might be surprised to learn that your...

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2014 – 33

Monday, August 18th, 2014

2014 – 33

• It was noted British wit Hector Hugh Monroe — better known by his pen name, Saki — who made the following sage observation: “A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.” • When Mozart was...

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2014 – 32

Monday, August 11th, 2014

2014 – 32

• A newspaper reporter once asked General Charles de Gaulle, leader of the Free French Forces during World War II and later president of the French Fifth Republic, if he was happy. De Gaulle replied, “What do...

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2014 – 31

Monday, August 4th, 2014

2014 – 31

• It was French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre who made the following sage observation: “Three o’clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.” • Those who study such things say that of...

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2014 – 30

Monday, July 28th, 2014

2014 – 30

• It was ancient Greek philosopher Plato who made the following sage observation: “Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” • How...

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2014 – 29

Monday, July 21st, 2014

2014 – 29

• It was Flannery O’Connor, noted American writer of novels and short stories, who made the following observation: “Everywhere I go I’m asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle...

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2014 – 28

Monday, July 14th, 2014

2014 – 28

• It was novelist Ayn Rand who made the following sage observation: “You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.” • Those who study such things say that penguins are ticklish. •...

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2014 – 27

Monday, July 7th, 2014

2014 – 27

• It was English poet Martin Farquhar Tupper who made the following sage observation: “Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.” • If you’re in the neighborhood of Bessemer, Alabama, you might want to stop in its...

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2014 – 26

Monday, June 30th, 2014

2014 – 26

• It was civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. who made the following sage observation: “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” • In 1811, London became the first city in...

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2014 – 25

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

2014 – 25

• It was Martin Luther King Jr. who made the following sage observation: “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” • If you head up to...

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