Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Strange But True

2014 – 14

Monday, April 7th, 2014

2014 – 14

• It was Benjamin Franklin who made the following sage observation: “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” • If you’re like 87 percent of American...

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2014 – 13

Monday, March 31st, 2014

2014 – 13

• It was beloved and sometimes maligned British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill who made the following sage observation: “Sometimes it is not enough that we do our best; we must do what is required.” • If...

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2014 – 12

Monday, March 24th, 2014

2014 – 12

• It was 19th-century British author and social reformer John Ruskin who made the following sage observation: “In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: they must be fit for...

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2014 – 11

Monday, March 17th, 2014

2014 – 11

• It was nonviolent Indian activist Mahatma Gandhi who made the following sage observation: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” • Beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss had...

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2014 – 10

Monday, March 10th, 2014

2014 – 10

• It was President John F. Kennedy who made the following sage observation: “Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.” • If you’re planning a trip to Kentucky anytime soon, you’d...

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2014 – 09

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

2014 – 09

• It was celebrated Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky who made the following sage observation: “Talking nonsense is the sole privilege mankind possesses over the other organisms. It’s by talking nonsense that one gets to the truth! I...

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2014 – 08

Monday, February 24th, 2014

2014 – 08

• It was historian Barbara Tuchman who made the following sage observation: “War is the unfolding of miscalculations.” • You might be surprised to learn that a polar bear’s skin is black and its fur is colorless....

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2014 -07

Monday, February 17th, 2014

2014 -07

• It was Democratic governor and presidential hopeful Adlai Stevenson who made the following sage observation: “A free society is a place where it’s safe to be unpopular.” • Those who study such things claim that 75...

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2014 – 06

Monday, February 10th, 2014

2014 – 06

• It was novelist, poet and playwright Gertrude Stein who made the following sage observation: “Everybody knows if you are too careful, you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something.”...

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2014 – 05

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

2014 – 05

• It was writer and cartoonist James Thurber who made the following sage observation: “Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.” • You might not be familiar with the National Chicken Council, but it’s making predictions about...

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