• Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

    Abraham Lincoln
  • My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.

    Cary Grant
  • Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

    E. B. White
  • I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.

    e. e. cummings
  • What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.

    — Saint Augustine
  • Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

    Mark Twain
  • If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

    Henry David Thoreau
  • If two things look the same, look for differences. If they look different, look for similarities.

    John Cardinal
  • In theory, there is no difference. In practice, there is.

    — Anonymous
  • Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.

    John Adams
  • People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.

    Abraham Lincoln
  • History - what never happened described by someone who wasn't there

    — ?Santayana?
  • What's a "trice"? It's like a jiffy but with three wheels

    — Last of the Summer Wine
  • Inside every old person is a young person wondering what happened

    — Terry Pratchett
  • I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.

    — Terry Pratchett
  • .. we were trained to meet any new situation by reorganising; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illuson of progress

    — Petronius (210 BC)
  • The time we have at our disposal every day is elastic; the passions that we feel expand it, those that we inspire contract it; and habit fills up what remains

    — Proust
  • You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.

    William J. H. Boetcker
  • Only a genealogist thinks taking a step backwards is progress

    — Lorna 1992
  • No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.

    — George Bernard Shaw
A family of Worcester GRAINGERs whose children's names caught my fancy, now discovered to be related to Peter after all
Ann Burden
Samuel Grainger
Sarah Grainger
Egbert Grainger
Julia Grainger
Oswin Grainger
Quendrid Grainger
Frances Green
Oswald J. Grainger
Egbert Grainger
Winifred Grainger
Constance Grainger
Canute B. Grainger
Harry G. Grainger
Vincent Grainger
Fanny Moses
William E. Grainger
Annie B. Grainger
James M. Grainger
Mary E. Grainger
Joseph H. Grainger
Maud M. Plunkett
Margaret Grainger
Gertrude C. Grainger
Eva UnknownSurname
Canute Bartley 'Bart' Grainger
Helen Grainger
Harry Grainger
Lillian I. Lovely
Quendrid Grainger
Canute B. Grainger
Douglas H. Grainger
Margaret UnknownSurname
Vincent Grainger
Margaret E. Grainger
Eleanor F. Grainger
Oswald J. Grainger
Nena D. McCrary
Marion L. Grainger
William E. Grainger
Alice D. UnknownSurname
Fannie M. Grainger
David D. Grainger
Martha A. Grainger
James M. Grainger
Inalee? B. Grainger
Leila A. Grainger
Mary H. Grainger
Wilson L. Grainger
Annette B. Grainger
Clyde R. Wutzke
Steve A. Wutzke
Quendred P. Wutzke
Joseph T. Livingston
Patricia Livingston
Joe T. Livingston
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