Saturday, August 29, 2009

The MMOB Daily Quote - August 29th

Today's interesting quotes from people born on August 29th

“The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to get the most feathers with the least hissing.” Jean Baptiste Colbert

“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” John Locke

“Every calling is great when greatly pursued.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“How strangely do we diminish a thing as soon as we try to express it in words.” Maurice Maeterlinck

“Problems are the price of progress. Don't bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me.” Charles F. Kettering

“A pretty girl is better than a plain one. A leg is better than an arm. A bedroom is better than a living room. An arrival is better that a departure. A birth is better than a death. A chase is better than a chat. A dog is better than a landscape. A kitten is better than a dog. A baby is better than a kitten. A kiss is better than a baby. A pratfall is better than anything.” Preston Sturges

“Perfectionists are their own devils.” Jack Kirby (pictured)

“Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.” Ingrid Bergman

Cheers! - Jason

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