Category Archives: Memorable Quotes

Welcome, Winter Solstice

“In winter we lead a more inward life. Our hearts are warm and cheery, like cottages under drifts, whose windows and doors are half concealed, but from whose chimneys the smoke cheerfully ascends.” – Henry David Thoreau  

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The Assassination Of President Kennedy

It was on this date in 1963, around 12:30 pm Central Time, that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. It is one of those days in life that, if you were old … Continue reading

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More Is Not Always Better – The Gettysburg Address

It was on this date in 1863 that President Abraham Lincoln, speaking at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, delivered the Gettysburg Address. It was around noon that day when a crowd of some 15,000 gathered … Continue reading

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“Finish each day and be done with it.”

A photographer in my photography circle on Google+ posted a photo she took of the first part of this Ralph Waldo Emerson quote printed on a piece of paper tacked to the wall in a closed mental health facility. It … Continue reading

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“Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.” – Steven Wright

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