July '02 Epigrams of the Day

Emerson's Law of Compensation never sleeps. If you haven't a friend in the world, you will never be touched for the loan of a V.

Who ever heard of anyone catching cold when he was having a good time!

Art is only a point of view.

When what you have done in the past looks large to you, you have not done much today.

Experience is the germ of power.

If you believe in the goodness and wisdom of numbers, then never denounce a lynching party.

The things that we should not be told are the things we want most to hear.

You had better make a bingle than a bungle.

Audacity is not necessarily genius.

Don't feed your children on a diet of don'ts.

There is a wild, splendid, intoxicating joy that follows work well done.

Most people are unhappy because they are worn out hunting for happiness.

A woman's aim may be poor, but when she throws herself at a man she usually lands.

If you would be happy, let not happiness be your aim.

Never strike sail to a fear. Come into port grandly or sail the seas with God.

True lovers always evolve a cipher code.

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