Quote of the Day

"Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it. Even a flower is ugly when it wilts, a bird when it seeks its prey, the ocean when it becomes violent."

Sharon Tate, actress and murder victim born January 24, 1943

"How can I tell what I think till I see what I say?"

E. M. Forster, writer born January 1, 1897

"Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do."

Isaac Asimov, writer born c. January 2, 1920

"Law applied to its extreme is the greatest injustice."

Cicero, orator and statesman born January 3, 106 BCE

"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."

Sir Isaac Newton, scientist born January 4, 1643 [O.S. December 25, 1642]