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Ten random things: October 10

Ten quotes recently featured in the e-mail edition of the Schott's Almanac Page-A-Day Calendar:

  1. "Habit is a great deadener." — Samuel Beckett (1906–89)
  2. "An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself." — Albert Camus (1913–60)
  3. "A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience." — Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr (1809–94)
  4. "If you make people think they’re thinking, they’ll love you: but if you really make them think, they’ll hate you." — Don Marquis (1878–1937)
  5. "Thanks to the interstate highway system, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything." — Charles Kuralt (1934–97)
  6. "Youth is the time of getting, middle age of improving, and old age of spending." — Anne Bradstreet (1612–72)
  7. "There must be more to life than having everything." — Maurice Sendak (born 1928)
  8. "Life is the process of finding out, too late, everything that should have been obvious at the time." — John D. MacDonald (1916–86)
  9. "Understanding is a very dull occupation." — Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)
  10. "The ripest peach is highest on the tree." — James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)

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