My doctor tells me I should start slowing it down – but there are more old drunks than there are old doctors so let’s all have another round.
~Willie Nelson, American singer-songwriter, marijuana advocate
Born: April 30, 1933
Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
~ William Shakespeare, THE English playwright and poet
April 26, 1564 – April 23, 1616
*** I thought, Shakespeare. My god, where do I begin? Everything begins and ends with him.
When you are called from your prayers or the Eucharistic celebration to serve the poor, you lose nothing, since to serve the poor is to go to God. You must see God in the faces of the poor.
~Vincent de Paul, French priest and saint of the poor
April 24, 1581 – September 27, 1660
When things are bad, it’s the best to reinvent yourself.
~ George Lopez, American comedian and actor
Born April 23, 1961
Two things awe me most: the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.
~ Immanuel Kant, German philosopher
April 22, 1724 – February 12, 1804
By Helen A.S. Popkin – via NBCNews.com | 14 hrs.
The Internet was positively giddy with schadenfreude Wednesday as rumor spread that Anonymous, that loosely connected cabal of cyber-vigilantes, had seized control, or otherwise “hacked,” the Facebook page belonging to Westboro Baptist Church. Only the church — infamous for picketing funerals of soldiers with its ‘God Hates [fill-in-the-blank]’ signs — didn’t have a Facebook page. So whose page was Anonymous unleashing its anarchic mirth upon? Its own.
Sell all my Warner Brothers stock! I got an inside tip that Bugs Bunny’s about to die!
~ Daffy Duck, American cartoon character
First appeared April 17, 1937