Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The MMOB Daily Quote - August 26th

Today's interesting quotes from people born on August 26th

“By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.” Christopher Columbus

“I never said it was possible. I only said it was true.” Charles Richet

“You have debased my child. You have made him a laughingstock of intelligence, a stench in the nostrils of the gods of the ionosphere.” Lee De Forest

“I don't know a better preparation for life than a love of poetry and a good digestion.” Zona Gale

“Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.” John Buchan

“The world is an enormous injustice.” Jules Romains

“I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking.” Christopher Isherwood

“It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters.” Mother Teresa

“Come to the edge, he said. They said: We are afraid. Come to the edge, he said. They came. He pushed them and they flew.” Guillaume Apollinaire (pictured)

Cheers! - Jason

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