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MyWisdom -- thousands of bits of wisdom for .99

MyWisdom is a real gem. It's a well organized collection of bits of wisdom — thousands of quotations from over 500 different individuals — currently on sale for .99. You can view a list of authors — from Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Albert Einstein, and Abraham Lincoln, to Marie Osmond, Ben Harper, Nicholas Cage, and Paul McCartney. The range is remarkable. You can also view by category, from Altruism & Cynicism to Work & Recreation. Plus, there's a quote of the day, and you can take a quiz in which you're presented a random quote and must choose from among three authors. So here's a tidbit from Mark Twain: "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest." And from the screen shot, a quote from Albert Einstein: "I never think of the future — it will come soon enough."

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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.