Quotes of the Day for 3 December 2003 – Sticky
Sir Rowland Hill was born at Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England on this day in 1795. He campaigned to simplify the Royal Mail in the United Kingdom, and in 1840 developed the first self-adhesive postage stamp for the new system of prepaid mail. In honor of the developer of the "Penny Black" stamp, here are some sticky quotes.
It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered.
- Christian Nestell Bovee, 1820 - 1904
You must stick to your convictions, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.
- Denis Waitley
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
- Josh Billings, 1818 - 1885
Why shoudn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to stick to the possibilities.
- Mark Twain, 1835 - 1910
Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.
- Vista M. Kelly
Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.
- Fran Lebowitz
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