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(Quotes source: Brainyquote.com)

Today’s quotations are all from poets:

English poet, William Congreve (1670-1729):

…wit be my faculty and pleasure my occupation, and let Father Time shake his glass.

English poet, Aaron Hill, (1685-1870):

Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.

German poet, Bertolt Brecht, (1898-1956):

It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.

Other birthdays today include Charles Lamb, Boris Pastemak, Douglas Bader, E.L.Konigsburg, Robert Wagner, Roberta Flack, Verner Vinge, Philip Glenister and Vince Gilligan.

Find more birthdays, deaths and other facts about 10th February at wiki, such as:

On this day, in 1870 the YWCA was founded in New York City, in 1942, Glenn Miller received the frst ever gold record for “ChattanoogaChooChoo” and in 1996, IBM’s ‘Deep Blue’ supercomputer beat chess chamion Garry Kasparov for the furst time.

 

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