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Quotes of the Day for 17 March 2003 – Green

Today is Saint Patrick's Day, celebrated (at least around here) with kids pinching those who forgot to wear green, absurd stories of snakes driven into the sea, and a lot of newly green beer being consumed. To each his own, I guess. I probably won't remember to wear green today, but I can pick some Green quotes.

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The quotes:

The grass is always greener on the other side, until you jump the fence and see the weeds up close.
     - Albert Grashuis

A three-year-old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.
     - Bill Vaughan

Dear friend, all theory is gray,
And green the golden tree of life.
     - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust

Waiting until everything is perfect before making a move is like waiting to start a trip until all the traffic lights are green.
     - Karen Ireland

He had that curious love of green, which in individuals is always the sign of a subtle artistic temperament, and in nations is said to denote a laxity, if not a decadence of morals.
     - Oscar Wilde, 1854 - 1900

Red meat is NOT bad for you. Now, blue-green meat, THAT'S bad for you!
     - Tommy Smothers

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