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Strange But True

2013 – 46

Monday, November 18th, 2013

2013 – 46

• It was lexicographer Samuel Johnson who made the following sage observation: “Always, set a high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord, will love you more...

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2013 – 45

Monday, November 11th, 2013

2013 – 45

• It was noted wit Oscar Wilde who made the following sage observation: “Every saint has a past and every sinner a future.” • It seems that having blond hair was popular in ancient Rome, too. Those...

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2013 – 44

Monday, November 4th, 2013

2013 – 44

• It was the ever-proper Emily Post who made the following sage observation: “Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you...

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2013 – 43

Monday, October 28th, 2013

2013 – 43

• It was much-loved Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw who made the following sage observation: “It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.” • If you find brushing your teeth to be tedious, you...

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2013 – 42

Monday, October 21st, 2013

2013 – 42

• It was British author George Bernard Shaw who made the following sage observation: “If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion.” • If you’re planning a trip to Hollywood next...

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2013 – 41

Monday, October 14th, 2013

2013 – 41

• It was American writer Gore Vidal who made the following sage observation: “The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world. No First World country has ever...

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2013 – 40

Monday, October 7th, 2013

2013 – 40

• It was Mark Twain who made the following sage observation: “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.” • It’s interesting that an herbal cold remedy...

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2013 – 39

Monday, September 30th, 2013

2013 – 39

• It was Albert Einstein who made the following sage observation: “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”...

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2013 – 38

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

2013 – 38

• One of the former Duchesses of Windsor, when asked to reveal the secret to a long and happy life, replied, “Fill what’s empty, empty what’s full and scratch where it itches.” • You might be surprised...

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2013 – 37

Monday, September 16th, 2013

2013 – 37

• It was Israeli politician Abba Eban who made the following sage observation: “A consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually.” • Moose are so nearsighted that they have been known...

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