portrait of Charles M. Schulz
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Quotes of the Day for 26 November 2000 – Charles Schulz

On this day in 1922, Charles Monroe Schulz was born at Minneapolis, Minnesota. His only formal training in art was a correspondence course, but in 1949 he started drawing a daily comic-strip for the St. Paul Pioneer-Press called "Li'l Folks," in 1950 it was renamed "Peanuts" and syndicated by United Features. At the time of his death on 12 February of this year, the strip had demonstrated wit and insight to attract readers around the world - Peanuts appeared in more than 2,000 newspapers and was translated into 24 languages. He won about every award and honor a cartoonist can win, and the hearts of millions. Today's quotes are from Mr Schulz and his characters.

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The quotes:

I've developed a new philosophy: I only dread one day at a time.

The only real way to look younger is not to be born so soon.

Winning isn't everything, but losing isn't anything.
     - Charlie Brown

Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia.

Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.
     - Snoopy

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