Archives - September 2004
September 1, 2004
The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self.
September 2, 2004
The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.
September 3, 2004
You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
September 4, 2004
Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.
September 5, 2004
I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.
September 6, 2004
Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.
September 7, 2004
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
September 8, 2004
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
September 9, 2004
It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.
September 10, 2004
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
September 11, 2004
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
September 12, 2004
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
September 13, 2004
Don't judge a man by his opinions, but what his opinions have made of him.
September 14, 2004
Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.
September 15, 2004
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
September 16, 2004
I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.
September 17, 2004
I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
September 18, 2004
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
September 19, 2004
I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.
September 20, 2004
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.
September 21, 2004
Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.
September 22, 2004
Youth is like spring, an over praised season more remarkable for biting winds than genial breezes. Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.
September 23, 2004
If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old.
September 24, 2004
Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbors.
September 25, 2004
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
September 26, 2004
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
September 27, 2004
The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.
September 28, 2004
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.
September 29, 2004
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
September 30, 2004
I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.