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September 29, 2014

 

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September 29, 2014

On This Day, September 29 …

1960—Nikita Khrushchev, leader of Soviet Union, disrupts a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly with a number of angry outbursts.

Quotes

 “September tries its best to have us forget summer.”
~ Bern Williams

“If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.”
~ Steven Alexander Wright, 1955-    , Academy Award-winning American comedian, actor & writer ("I Have a Pony")

"No one wants advice – only corroboration."
~ John Ernst Steinbeck III, 1902-1968, Nobel & Pulitzer Prize-winning American author ("The Grapes of Wrath")

“A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.”
~ Mary Louise Cecilia “Texas” Guinan, 1884-1933, American saloon keeper, actress & entrepreneur

"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."
~ Douglas Noel Adams, 1952-2001, English author, dramatist & humorist (“The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”)

"Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city."
~ George Burns [born Nathan Birnbaum], 1896-1996, American comedian, radio star, actor ("The Sunshine Boys", "Oh, God!")