Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository.

Today is
Wednesday, February 22, 2017,
the 52nd day of the year.

quote of the day:

There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.

Edmund Burke

happy birthday:

President George Washington (1732 — 1799).

President of the United States of America.
Westmoreland County, Virginia.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 — 1860).

Polish philosopher.
Danzig, Poland (now Gdansk, Poland).

James Russell Lowell (1819 — 1891).

American poet, author, and diplomat.
Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Duchesse d' Alençon (1847 — 1897).

Bavarian duchess.
Munich, Bavaria (now Germany).

Jules Renard (1864 — 1910).

French writer.
Châlons-du-Maurie, France.

Luis Buñuel (1900 — 1983).

Mexican director.
Calanda, Spain.

Charles O. Finley (1918 — 1996).

American baseball executive.
Ensley, Alabama.