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  • Howard Hughes' Life

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2008

    HOWARD HUGHES' LIFE All he ever really wanted in life was more. He wanted more money, so he parlayed inherited wealth into a billion-dollar pile of assets. He wanted more fame, so he broke into the Hollywood scene and soon became a filmmaker and star. He wanted more sensual pleasures, so he paid more

  • Two Pals Are Sitting In A Pub Watching The ...

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2008

    “Two pals are sitting in a pub watching the eleven-o’clock news. A report comes on about a man threatening to jump from the 20th floor of a downtown building. One friend turns to the other and says, "I’ll bet you ten bucks the guy doesn’t jump." "It’s a bet," agrees his buddy. A few minutes later, more

  • I Remember A Year Ago When A Doctor Told Me, ...

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2008
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    "I remember a year ago when a doctor told me, 'You have an illness from which you won't recover.' I walked out to where I live, five miles from Portland, Oregon, and I looked across at that mountain that I love. I looked at the river in which I rejoice, and I looked at the stately trees that are more

  • Sometime When You're In An Airport, Observe The ...

    Contributed on Jun 17, 2008

    "Sometime when you're in an airport, observe the difference between passengers who hold confirmed tickets and those who are on standby. The ones with confirmed tickets read newspapers, chat with their friends or sleep. The ones on standby hang around the ticket counter, pace and smoke, smoke and more

  • William Gladstone, In Announcing The Death Of ...

    Contributed on Jun 17, 2008

    William Gladstone, in announcing the death of Princess Alice to the House of Commons, told a touching story. The little daughter of the Princess was seriously ill with diphtheria. The doctors told the princess not to kiss her little daughter and endanger her life by breathing the child’s breath. more