Spud Webb Quote
In Latin: "Corruptissima republica plurimae leges" - Annals iii.27
Three Guineas (1938)
“Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.”
Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715), Song 17: "Love between Brothers and Sisters"
Born: July 13, 1963 (age 54)
Bio: Anthony Jerome Spud Webb is a retired American NBA professional basketball point guard. Webb is notable for winning a slam dunk contest despite being one of the shortest players in NBA history. NBA.com lists him at 5 feet 7 inches tall. He is currently the President of Basketball Operations for the Texas Legends, the D-League team for the Dallas Mavericks in Frisco, Texas.
Quote of the day
“We sacrifice to dress, till household joys And comforts cease. Dress drains our cellar dry, And keeps our larder clean; puts out our fires, And introduces hunger, frost and woe, Where peace and hospitality might reign. Dress changes the manners.”