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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.