Tooth Of The Day

allaboutlemon-All Around, In, And Out Of My Own Universe

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“Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are, and for what, whence, and whereto.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Poetry should be great and unobtrusive,
a thing which enters into one’s soul,
and does not startle it or amaze it with itself, but with its subject.

 
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“To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.”

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“Mass, time , magnetic moment, the unconscious:
we have grown up with these symbolic concepts,
so that we are startled to be told that man had once to create them for himself.
He had indeed, and he has: for mass is not an intuition in the muscle,
and time is not bought ready-made at the watchmaker’s.”

Jacob Bronowski

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“A chief event of life is the day…

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Please send me, as a comment to this page, any old material you have for inclusion in The Daily Joke Alert - to help enable us all to have our fancy tickled regularly! Never mind the state it's in as I tidy everything up prior to publication. Don't let good material go to waste - and so much does. In the interests of the environment we should always try to re-cycle everything, especially jokes. You know that makes sense! You may find some historical stuff here, but this does not really matter as humor is fairly timeless.

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