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The intent of this navel gazing exercise is to comb through each days historical births and choose one, sometimes several, individuals that would top my list of interesting cocktail party guests. The cocktail party is obviously imaginary, so the fact that many of the guests do not coexist on the temporal axis is no impediment...

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.George Bernard Shaw

Set thy heart upon thy work, but never on its reward. Work not for a reward; but never cease to do thy work. - Bhagavad Gita

Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities. - Mark Twain

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits. - Mark Twain

There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded. - Mark Twain