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"Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off." Colin Powell, general and secretary of state, born April 5, 1937.

"Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off." Colin Powell, general and secretary of state, born April

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"Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea." Henry Fielding, author, born April [from a drawing by William Hogarth]

Quote of the Day for June 17 — "There are no desperate situations, there are only desperate people." Heinz Guderian, panzer general, born June 17, 1888

Quote of the Day for June 17 — "There are no desperate situations, there are only desperate people.

"Wars begin when you will, but they do not end when you please." Niccolo Machiavelli, political philosopher, born May 3, 1469.

" Niccolo Machiavelli, political philosopher, born May

"Everything in the universe relates to the number 5, one way or another, given enough ingenuity on the part of the interpreter." The Law of Fives, Principia Discordia

"Everything in the universe relates to the number one way or another, given enough ingenuity on the part of the interpreter." The Law of Fives, Principia Discordia

"Preventive war is like committing suicide for fear of death." Otto von Bismarck, statesman, born April 1, 1815.

"Preventive war is like committing suicide for fear of death.

Quotes of the Day for May 30 from anarchist Mikhail Bakunin (born May 30, 1814), poet Alexander Pope (died May 30, 1744), physicist Leó Szilárd (died May 30, 1964), and author Voltaire (died May 30, 1778).

Quotes of the Day for May 30 from anarchist Mikhail Bakunin (born May poet Alexander Pope (died May physicist Leó Szilárd (died May and author Voltaire (died May

“I am conscious that an equal division of property is impracticable. But the consequences of this enormous inequality producing so much misery to the bulk of mankind, legislators cannot invent too many devices for subdividing property. [A] means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below a certain point, and to tax the higher portions of property in geometrical progression as they rise.” Thomas Jefferson, born April 13, 1743.

“I am conscious that an equal division of property is impracticable. But the consequences of this enormous inequality producing so much misery to the bulk of mankind, legislators cannot invent too many devices for subdividing property. [A] means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below a certain point, and to tax the higher portions of property in geometrical progression as they rise.” Thomas Jefferson, born April 13, 1743.

"Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won." Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, military leader, born May 1, 1769.

"Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won." Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, military leader, born May

Quote of the Day for June 19 — "It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it." Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize winner, born June 19, 1945

Quote of the Day for June 19 — "It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.

"I don't care who does the electing, so long as I get to do the nominating." William M. "Boss" Tweed, politician, born April 3, 1823. Caricature by Thomas Nast.

"I don't care who does the electing, so long as I get to do the nominating." William M. "Boss" Tweed, politician, born April Caricature by Thomas Nast.

"To love is to act." Victor Hugo, died May 22, 1885.

" Victor Hugo, died May

"If a thing is worth doing, it's worth doing slowly...very slowly." Gypsy Rose Lee, ecdysiast and author, died April 26, 1970.

"If a thing is worth doing, it's worth doing slowly.very slowly." Gypsy Rose Lee, ecdysiast and author, died April

"I married beneath me. All women do." Lady Astor, politician and socialite, born May 19, 1879.

"I married beneath me." Lady Astor, politician and socialite, born May

"For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man. My disease has increased in severity and I feel that it will soon cost me an increased amount of money if not my life." Wilbur Wright, aviation pioneer, born April 16, 1867.

"For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man. My disease has increased in severity and I feel that it will soon cost me an increased amount of money if not my life.

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