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Quotes of the Day for 13 May 2004 – Hair

Two years ago this week, I had my hair cut. The ponytail went off to Locks of Love, and I raised about fifteen hundred dollars for charity (largely through the generosity of Quotes of the Day subscribers). I'm keeping it shorter now, so I won't be going through that again, but it's probably time for another set of quotes on that theme.

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The quotes:

My son has said to me that if you want to participate actively with businessmen today, keep your hair cut, stand straight, and don't talk about the past.
     - Cyrus Eaton, 1883 - 1979 (at age 84)

Men's fame is like their hair, which grows after they are dead, and with just as little use to them.
     - George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham

Gray hair is a sign of age, not wisdom.
     - Greek proverb

When others kid me about being bald, I simply tell them that the way I figure it, the good Lord only gave men so many hormones, and if others want to waste theirs on growing hair, that's up to them.
     - John Glenn

Experience is a comb that life gives you after you lose your hair.
     - Judith Stern

Beauty isn't worth thinking about; what's important is your mind. You don't want a fifty-dollar haircut on a fifty-cent head.
     - Garrison Keillor


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