February 11: Politicians (Money Matters)

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Politicians

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A doctrine of class war seemed to provide a solution to the problem of poverty to people who know nothing about how wealth is created.
~Jeanne Kirkpatrick (1926−2006), American ambassador and first woman who was the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations

115.
Inflation hasn’t ruined everything. A dime can still be used as a screwdriver.
~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr., an American author best known for his inspirational book, Life’s Little Instruction Book, which was a New York Times bestseller (1991–1994). Its sequel, Life’s Little Instruction Book: Volume 2, also made it to the same best seller list in 1993.

 

February 11: Predictions

Day Williams created this graphic depiction of this date.
February 11
Predictions

 

114.

While theoretically and technically television may be feasible, commercially and financially I consider it an impossibility, a development of which we need waste little time dreaming.

~Lee De Forest (1873 – 1961), American inventor. One of the fathers of the electronic age, he is credited with fundamental contributions to radio and to sound in motion pictures.

 

115.

Everything that can be invented, has been invented.

~Charles H. Duell (1899), commissioner of the U.S. Patent Office

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