Monthly Archives: August 2012

What’s Your QQ? #283

Published August 26, 2012 in the Monterey County Herald

Who said she was “Miss Phonograph Record of 1966″?

BONUS QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Write on my gravestone: ‘Infidel, Traitor.’ –infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor to every government that oppresses the people.”  – Wendell Phillips

 (Phillips, 1811-1884, was an American abolitionist, orator and lawyer.)

 

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What’s Your QQ? #282

Published August 19, 2012 in the Monterey County Herald

 

“Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what’s going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?”

Who said it?

BONUS QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I admire addicts. In a world where everybody is waiting for some blind, random disaster or some sudden disease, the addict has the comfort of knowing what will most likely wait for him down the road. He’s taken some control over his ultimate fate, and his addiction keeps the cause of his death from being a total surprise.”  ― Chuck Palahniuk

 (Palahniuk wrote the novel, “The Fight Club.”)

 

 

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What’s Your QQ? #281

Published August 12, 2012 in the Monterey County Herald

Which George said:

“I don’t have pet peeves; I have major psychotic…hatreds.”

BONUS QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself.”

― Dawn Fraser

 (The Australian was the first woman swimmer to win gold medals in three consecutive Olympics: 1956, 1960, and 1964.)

 

 

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What’s Your QQ? #280

Published August 5, 2012 in the Monterey County Herald.

 

Who said:

“Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.”

 

BONUS QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” – Guillaume Apollinaire

 (Apollinaire, 1880-1918, a French novelist and poet, was credited with coining the word ‘”surrealism.”)

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