Archives - August 2006
August 1, 2006
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
August 2, 2006
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
August 3, 2006
You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
August 4, 2006
The real problem is what to do with the problem-solvers after the problems are solved.
August 5, 2006
Never judge a book by its movie.
August 6, 2006
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
August 7, 2006
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting with the gift of speech.
August 8, 2006
Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.
August 9, 2006
I'm proud to be paying taxes in the United States. The only thing is --- I could be just as proud for half the money.
August 10, 2006
Suspect each moment, for it is a thief, tiptoeing away with more than it brings.
August 11, 2006
There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.
August 12, 2006
Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.
August 13, 2006
He who controls the past commands the future. He who commands the future conquers the past.
August 14, 2006
You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is satire. All you're doing is recording it.
August 15, 2006
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
August 16, 2006
Metaphor is the currency of knowledge. I have spent my life learning incredible amounts of disparate, disconnected, obscure, useless pieces of knowledge, and they have turned out to be, almost all of them, extremely useful.
August 17, 2006
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art...It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
August 18, 2006
If you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag; wash it.
August 19, 2006
We create an environment where it is alright to hate, to steal, to cheat, and to lie if we dress it up with symbols of respectability, dignity and love.
August 20, 2006
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
August 21, 2006
Criminal: A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
August 22, 2006
The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.
August 23, 2006
The only real possession you'll ever have is your character.
August 24, 2006
If one's conscious life is too rigid, too regimented, then the surface may crack at times, and we are unprepared for the strange emotions or sensations we experience.
August 25, 2006
There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
August 26, 2006
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
August 27, 2006
Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds.
August 28, 2006
The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.
August 29, 2006
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
August 30, 2006
No sword bites so fiercely as an evil tongue.
August 31, 2006
How monotonous the sounds of the forest would be if the music came only from the Top Ten birds.