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Trivia: 01/25/13: Inaugurations

TODAY'S MYSTERY QUOTE QUOTE: "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way."
HINT: (1947-), evangelical Christian author, speaker, and pastor who has written more than 60 books, primarily focusing on leadership.
RANDOM TIDBITS John F. Kennedy was the last president to attend his inauguration ceremony in a stovepipe hat.
John Quincy Adams was the first president to wear long trousers to his inauguration ceremony (breaking a tradition of colonial breeches).
During his Inaugural Parade, President Eisenhower was lassoed by a cowboy.
The Constitution does not require the president to swear on a bible, but it's been tradition from the beginning, thanks to George Washington.
Washington also holds the record for shortest speech at just 135 words. In 1841, William Henry Harrison gave the longest speech. It lasted almost two hours in freezing temperatures. As a result, Harrison would last about another month before dying of pneumonia.
In 1921, Warren Hardi…

Quotes: "To argue with a person..."

*---- Quotes For The Week ----* I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant.--Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
You don't get product knowledge for the benefit of the customer, but for the benefit of yourself. If you know your product from A to Z you will have a feeling about it that is difficult to describe. You will be so positively charged, so fortified, so strengthened in your own mental attitude that you will be both irresistible and unconquerable.--Arthur Dunn
In considering war, we must avoid that adoration of the material as exemplified by scientists who deny the existence of aught they cannot cut or weigh...--George S. Patton
**--- MYSTERY QUOTE ---** Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. See at the bottom for the answer.
*---- More Quotes for the Week ----* Dry knowledge, like dr…

Trivia: 01/25/13

Mind Scrambler I have three eyes, all in a line.
When the red one opens, all freezes.
What am I?
Check below for the answer.
TODAY'S MYSTERY QUOTE QUOTE: "The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook."
HINT: (1842-1910), American philosopher and psychologist who had trained as a physician.
RANDOM TIDBITS The word "taxicab" is an abbreviated version of its original name, taximeter cabriolet. The term was first used for horse-drawn carriages that charged for rides and later applied to automobiles employed for the same purpose.
Checker Motors, long the nation's leading manufacturer of taxis, was one of the very few automakers to really hold its own during the Great Depression. With fewer Americans able to afford their own cars, the option to call a cab for transportation became more important.
Many sources rank the live audience's reaction to Rev. Jim Ignatowski's repeated utterance, "What does a yellow light mean?" on a 1979 ep…

Suitable for Framing

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This may look good in your dining room:Although if you ask me it really belongs in the bathroom right over the commode. But that's just me.

Just How Did This Happen?

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Have you ever slapped your forehead and asked yourself, "Just how the hell did this happen?"It's that last one that really has me wondering.