Archives - July 2006
July 1, 2006
To accomplish our destiny it is not enough to merely guard prudently against road accidents. We must also cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us.
July 2, 2006
It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.
July 3, 2006
You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism.
July 4, 2006
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
July 5, 2006
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
July 6, 2006
Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.
July 7, 2006
There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
July 8, 2006
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me.
July 9, 2006
Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?
July 10, 2006
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
July 11, 2006
Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
July 12, 2006
To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.
July 13, 2006
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
July 14, 2006
Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.
July 15, 2006
What I am is good enough if I would only be it openly.
July 16, 2006
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
July 17, 2006
I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe.
July 18, 2006
If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
July 19, 2006
Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
July 20, 2006
When I was your age, television was called books.
July 21, 2006
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
July 22, 2006
Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
July 23, 2006
Think like a man of action and act like a man of thought.
July 24, 2006
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
July 25, 2006
An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth.
July 26, 2006
I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.
July 27, 2006
Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
July 28, 2006
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
July 29, 2006
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices --- just recognize them.
July 30, 2006
If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
July 31, 2006
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.