Archives - July 2002
July 1, 2002
Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.
July 2, 2002
England and America are two countries separated by the same language.
July 3, 2002
Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.
July 4, 2002
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.
July 5, 2002
Sitting at the table doesn't make you a diner, unless you eat some of what's on that plate. Being here in America doesn't make you an American.
July 6, 2002
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
July 7, 2002
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
July 8, 2002
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
July 9, 2002
My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
July 10, 2002
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
July 11, 2002
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.
July 12, 2002
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
July 13, 2002
A truth that's told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent
July 14, 2002
The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79.
July 15, 2002
Wrinkles only go where the smiles have been.
July 16, 2002
Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony.
July 17, 2002
Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out.
July 18, 2002
Tomorrow is going to come whether or not I'm ready. So I
July 19, 2002
Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.
July 20, 2002
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
July 21, 2002
Don't be so modest, you
July 22, 2002
Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
July 23, 2002
Youth is not enough. And love is not enough. And success is not enough. And, if we could achieve it, enough would not be enough.
July 24, 2002
Nothing changes your opinion of a friend so surely as success - yours or his.
July 25, 2002
All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
July 26, 2002
Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
July 27, 2002
It's better to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
July 28, 2002
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
July 29, 2002
We can do no great things; only small things with great love.
July 30, 2002
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were on only one side.
July 31, 2002
In nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments -- there are consequences.