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Quotes of the Day for 23 July 2000 – Sweets

Although the claim that the ice cream cone was invented on this day at the 1904 World's Fair in Saint Louis was debunked when a 1903 patent was found, it certainly was at that fair that it was popularized. Fifty ice cream stands and a lot of waffle stands in one place made it almost inevitable....

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The quotes:

Despite the warnings of the ancient Greeks - nothing in excess - there are a few things in the world that you just can't have too much of. In addition to currency, I would mention, in no particular order, health, warm weather, ice-cream flavors, free time, second chances, and good taste.
     - Joe McGarvey, Inter@ctive Week

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate - that's my philosophy.
     - Thornton Niven Wilder

With true friends...even water drunk together is sweet enough.
     - Chinese proverb

A surfeit of the sweetest things the deepest loathing to the stomach brings.
     - William Shakespeare

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