Archives - March 2005
March 1, 2005
True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others, at whatever cost.
March 2, 2005
Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
March 3, 2005
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
March 4, 2005
Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
March 5, 2005
Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears.
March 6, 2005
A book is not only a friend, it makes friends for you. When you have possessed a book with mind and spirit, you are enriched. But when you pass it on you are enriched threefold.
March 7, 2005
I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile.
March 8, 2005
When Solomon said there was a time and a place for everything he had not encountered the problem of parking his automobile.
March 9, 2005
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
March 10, 2005
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
March 11, 2005
90% of the people in the stock market, professionals and amateurs alike, simply haven't done enough homework.
March 12, 2005
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
March 13, 2005
The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.
March 14, 2005
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
March 15, 2005
I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
March 16, 2005
I'd rather work with someone who's good at their job but doesn't like me, than someone who likes me but is a ninny.
March 17, 2005
Maybe it's bred in the bone, but the sound of pipes is a little bit of heaven to some of us.
March 18, 2005
Ever notice that people never say "It's only a game" when they're winning?
March 19, 2005
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
March 20, 2005
Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.
March 21, 2005
There will be a time when loud-mouthed, incompetent people seem to be getting the best of you. When that happens, you only have to be patient and wait for them to self destruct. It never fails.
March 22, 2005
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
March 23, 2005
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
March 24, 2005
Failure is not reaching your goal, but in having no goal to reach.
March 25, 2005
Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?
March 26, 2005
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
March 27, 2005
Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals.
March 28, 2005
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
March 29, 2005
The cost of living is going up and the chance of living is going down.
March 30, 2005
Channeling is just bad ventriloquism. You use another voice, but people can see your lips moving.
March 31, 2005
Show me someone without an ego, and I'll show you a loser.