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Quote Day: TRUTH

Before this month began, I received a great challenge from my best friend.  What was the challenge?  To write on my blog every single day for a month.  And it’s been great.  I’m so glad I said yes.  It’s really helped me get this website of mine off the ground.  For a good few weeks, I was posting my daily entries before I even put on my makeup or ate breakfast or drove to work.  But today… today was different.  I’ve had my makeup on for hours.  In fact, it’s almost time to take off my makeup and dive into bed.  But I can’t.  I won’t.  Not until I post today’s entry.

Today, I have failed to write something deep and thought-provoking and…. blog-worthy.  Today I am relying on the great revelations and opinions of a few people who’ve gone before me to fill up this empty space on my blog.  Yes, today is quote day.  I’ve never had a quote day.  But I think I might have to start having one.  It was fun.  And the topic of today’s quote day?  TRUTH.  If you feel compelled, leave me a comment and let me know which is your favorite.

“Never explain. Your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe it anyway.”  -Elbert Hubbard

“Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.”  – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.”  Thomas Jefferson

“A man can’t be always defending the truth; there must be a time for him to feed on it.” -C.S. Lewis

“Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.”  -Horace Mann

“It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.”  -H.L. Mencken

“On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.”  -Friedrich Nietzsche

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”  -Mark Twain

I found these great and thought-provoking thoughts and www.quoteland.com.

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