June 16

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Quotes of the day from previous years:

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
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)
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)
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
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
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals to discovery. ~ James Joyce in Ulysses
It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born. ~ James Joyce in Ulysses
The mocker is never taken seriously when he is most serious. ~ James Joyce in Ulysses
If others have their will Ann hath a way.
~ James Joyce ~
~ Ulysses ~
Values exist in a transcendental realm, beyond space and time. They can neither be fought for, nor destroyed.
~ Enoch Powell ~
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Quotes by people born this day, already used as QOTD, or from Ulysses by James Joyce (Bloomsday):

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