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Paths of the Wise

Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find harmful.
Udanavarga 5:18 (Buddhist Religious text)

Paths of the Not-So-Wise

The knife was as sharp as the tone used by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) in her first several points of parliamentary procedure made to Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.) in the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President William Jefferson Clinton.
Bad analogies on high school papers

Milestones on this Date in History

1890: Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky

1893: American journalist and screenwriter Ben Hecht

1901: Chemist and physicist Linus Pauling, twice winner of the Nobel Prize

1910: Movie director Vincente Minnelli

1940: Racecar driver Mario Andretti

Other on this Date in History

1979: Mr. Ed, the talking horsed died.

1983: The final episode of M.A.S.H. aired and 121.6 million people watched it

1984: David Letterman wore a velcro suit on Late Night with David Letterman

World Events on this Date in History

1849: The first shipload of gold seekers arrived in San Francisco after a five-month journey from New York City.

1942: Japanese forces landed in Java, the last Allied bastion in the Dutch East Indies.

1983: The concluding episode of the long-running series "M.A.S.H." drew what was then the largest television audience in U.S. history.

1986: Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was assassinated on a street in Stockholm.