Archives - February 2006
February 1, 2006
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
February 2, 2006
In the depth of winter I finally learned there was in me invincible summer.
February 3, 2006
Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
February 4, 2006
I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.
February 5, 2006
Reality isn't what it used to be.
February 6, 2006
Some people think of the glass as half full. Some people think of the glass as half empty. I think of the glass as too big.
February 7, 2006
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
February 8, 2006
I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain.
February 9, 2006
Boredom: the desire for desires.
February 10, 2006
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
February 11, 2006
In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
February 12, 2006
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
February 13, 2006
A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you're looking down, you can't see something that's above you.
February 14, 2006
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
February 15, 2006
Do not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around in awareness.
February 16, 2006
Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny.
February 17, 2006
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
February 18, 2006
A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.
February 19, 2006
I have an existential map. It has 'You are here' written all over it.
February 20, 2006
Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
February 21, 2006
There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by.
February 22, 2006
Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
February 23, 2006
Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.
February 24, 2006
Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
February 25, 2006
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
February 26, 2006
The human heart is a strange vessel. Love and hatred can exist side by side.
February 27, 2006
I really don't think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don't mind the failure but I can't imagine that I'd forgive myself if I didn't try.
February 28, 2006
Sympathy: Two hearts tugging at one load.