Archives - October 2005
October 1, 2005
I used to wake up at 4 A.M. and start sneezing, sometimes for five hours. I tried to find out what sort of allergy I had but finally came to the conclusion that it must be an allergy to consciousness.
October 2, 2005
In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.
October 3, 2005
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
October 4, 2005
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
October 5, 2005
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
October 6, 2005
In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
October 7, 2005
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
October 8, 2005
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
October 9, 2005
In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished.
October 10, 2005
All you have in comedy, in general, is just going with your instincts. You can only hope that other people think that what you think is funny is funny. I don't have an answer but I just try to plough straight ahead.
October 11, 2005
Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia.
October 12, 2005
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.
October 13, 2005
A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.
October 14, 2005
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
October 15, 2005
Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.
October 16, 2005
That is the best --- to laugh with someone because you think the same things are funny.
October 17, 2005
Say goodbye to the oldies, but goodies, because the good old days weren't always good and tomorrow aint as bad as it seems.
October 18, 2005
Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart, don't know how to laugh either.
October 19, 2005
When one finds oneself in a hole of one's own making, it is a good time to examine the quality of the workmanship.
October 20, 2005
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
October 21, 2005
You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip.
October 22, 2005
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination.
October 23, 2005
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.
October 24, 2005
Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough --- that we should try again.
October 25, 2005
To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.
October 26, 2005
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
October 27, 2005
Much unhappiness has come into this world because of things left unsaid.
October 28, 2005
Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can see only as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
October 29, 2005
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
October 31, 2005
I'll bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween.