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Day December 20, 2010

Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it. ~ Albert Smith

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing. ~ Harriet Braiker

When you aim for perfection, you discover it’s a moving target. ~ George Fisher

Try saying, ‘Whale Oil Beef Hooked’ without sounding like an Irish man swearing. ~ Jack Dee

Five Quick TONGUE TWISTERS for the glib…

Tim, the thin twin tinsmith. Old oily Ollie oils old oily autos. Give papa a cup of proper coffee in a copper coffee cup. Sarah saw a shot-silk sash shop full of shot-silk sashes as the sunshine shone on the side of the shot-silk sash shop. A bloke’s back bike brake block broke.

There is nothing so annoying as to have two people talking when you’re busy interrupting. ~ Mark Twain

Today the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears. ~ Brian Tracy

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week. ~ Spanish Proverb

A free lunch is only found in mousetraps. ~ John Capozzi

A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body; the wishbone. ~ Robert Frost

A good conscience is a continual Christmas. ~ Benjamin Franklin

There are no strangers on Christmas Eve. ~ Adele Comandini and Edward Sutherland

Christmas, in its final essence, is for grown people who have forgotten what children know. Christmas is for whoever is old enough to have denied the unquenchable spirit of man. ~ Margaret Cousins

They err who thinks Santa Claus comes down through the chimney; he really enters through the heart. ~ Mrs. Paul M. Ell

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. ~ Garrison Keillor

The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect! ~ Charles N. Barnard

Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence. ~ Joan Mills

Christmas is, of course, the time to be home – in heart as well as body. ~  Garry Moore

As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is. ~ Eric Sevareid

Which Christmas is the most vivid to me? It’s always the next Christmas. ~ Joanne Woodward

What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store?  What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more? ~ Dr. Seuss