Friday the 13th

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Each day has a color, a smell. - Chitra B. Divakaruni

What gets scheduled gets done. - Michael Hyatt

It's bad luck to be superstitious. - Andrew W. Mathis

Superstition is the religion of feeble minds. - Edmund Burke

Tomorrow is only found in the calendar of fools. - Og Mandino

Until I was thirteen, I thought my name was SHUT UP. - Joe Namath

No date on the calendar is as important as tomorrow. - Roy W Howard

That ain't superstition - that's self-perservation. - Archie Bunker

I've been on a calendar, but I've never been on time. - Marilyn Monroe

Pantomime is a big thing in the cultural calendar of my country. - Alan Cumming

I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old. - Leonard Nimoy

The calendar was a mathematical progression with arbitrary surprises. - Paul Scott

I don't wait for the calendar to figure out when I should live life. - Gene Simmons

Life is not dated merely by years. Events are sometimes the best calendars. - Benjamin Disraeli

Thirteen at a table is unlucky only when the hostess has only twelve chops. - Groucho Marx

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition. - Adam Smith

The calendar and the clock are all set by football season and the off-season. - Tom Coughlin

Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar. - D.H. Lawrence

Yesterday was not your defining moment. The calendar moved forward; why not you? - Steve Maraboli

I have only one superstition. I make sure I touch all bases when I hit a home run. - Babe Ruth

The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses. - Francis Bacon

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress. - Charles Kettering

Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. - Charles Richards

'Next time!' In what calendar are kept the records of those next times which never come? - Helen Hunt Jackson

You have to calendar time for yourself even if you have no idea what you're going to do with it. - Susie Bright

If I had my way, I would remove January from the calendar altogether and have an extra July instead. - Roald Dahl

The friend that always finds time to spend with you without consulting his or her calendar is a true friend. - Ellen J. Barrier

I refuse to believe in three things: cash, clock, and calendar. You should never be enslaved by these three. - Sharad Sagar

You should run your life not by the calendar but how you feel, and what you're interests are and ambitions. - John Glenn

Be ruthless about your calendar - stick to it, hell or high water but create space for unstructured time as well. - Arjun Arora

When the mind has once begun to yield to the weakness of superstition, trifles impress it with the force of conviction. - Ann Radcliffe

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar. - Robert Brault

The calendar of the Theocracy of Muntab counts down, not up. No-one knows why, but it might not be a good idea to hang around and find out. - Terry Pratchett

Thirteen roadways lead through life
To thirteen doors of death,
Homeward from foolish fears and strife
We float on failing breath. - Tao

All my life, I have been a celebrant of Halloween. For me, it is the most important day of the year, the turning point in the old pagan calendar. - John Burnside

How much replay do we want? Because if you start doing it from the first inning to the ninth inning, you may have to time the game with a calendar. - Joe Torre

There are people who think that honesty is always the best policy. This is a superstition; there are times when the appearance of it is worth six of it. - Mark Twain

Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event. - Oscar Wilde

If forensic analysts confiscated your calendar and e-mail records and Web browsing history for the past six months, what would they conclude are your core priorities? - Chip Heath

The new calendar was only one of countless utopian measures the ruling Jacobins initiated in 1793–94, but it is notable because, apparently, not a single person had to be murdered to carry it out. - Tom Reiss


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21-Oct-2018