Last modified on 13 June 2014, at 14:16

June 16

Quotes of the day from previous years:

2004
Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so. ~ Robert G. Ingersoll
2005
I cannot think we are useless or Usen would not have created us. He created all tribes of men and certainly had a righteous purpose in creating each. ~ Geronimo (born 16 June 1829)
2006
If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. ~ Abraham Lincoln's "House Divided" speech, 16 June 1858)
2007
It's no use, says he. Force, hatred, history, all that. That's not life for men and women, insult and hatred. And everybody knows that it's the very opposite of that that is really life. ~ James Joyce in Ulysses
2008
When you're 50 you start thinking about things you haven’t thought about before. I used to think getting old was about vanity — but actually it's about losing people you love. Getting wrinkles is trivial. ~ Joyce Carol Oates
2009
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals to discovery. ~ James Joyce in Ulysses
2010
It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born. ~ James Joyce in Ulysses
2011
The mocker is never taken seriously when he is most serious. ~ James Joyce in Ulysses
2012
If others have their will Ann hath a way.
~ James Joyce ~
in
~ Ulysses ~
2013
Values exist in a transcendental realm, beyond space and time. They can neither be fought for, nor destroyed.
~ Enoch Powell ~
2014
I was a Flower of the mountain yes when I put the rose in my hair like the Andalusian girls used or shall I wear a red yes and how he kissed me under the Moorish wall and I thought well as well him as another and then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes to say yes my mountain flower and first I put my arms around him yes and drew him down to me so he could feel my breasts all perfume yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes.
~ James Joyce ~
in
~ Ulysses ~
2015 
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