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Saturday, December 09, 2006
Refdesk Thoughts of the Day:
"Losers spend time explaining why they lost..."
"Losers spend time explaining why they lost. Losers spend their lives thinking about
what they’re going to do. They rarely enjoy doing what they’re doing."
-Dr. Eric Berne
"Yet somehow our society must make it right and possible..."
"Yet somehow our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear
the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members."
"Old age isn’t so bad..."
"Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.
"As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery of old age..."
"As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery of old
age; first, it withdraws us from active accomplishments; second, it renders the body less powerful; third, it deprives us of almost all forms of enjoyment; fourth, it stands not far from death."
-Marcus Tullius Cicero