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Archives - September 2006

September 1, 2006

No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.

– Elbert Hubbard

September 2, 2006

There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.

– William Makepeace Thackeray

September 3, 2006

If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.

– Doug Larson

September 4, 2006

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.

– Lily Tomlin as "Edith Ann"

September 5, 2006

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.

– Umberto Eco, TRAVELS IN HYPERREALITY

September 6, 2006

Nobody in the game of football should be called a genius. A genius is somebody like Norman Einstein.

– Joe Theismann, former quarterback

September 7, 2006

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.

– Søren Kierkegaard

September 8, 2006

Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.

– Rudyard Kipling

September 9, 2006

If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.

– Claudia Ghandi

September 10, 2006

I have learned two lessons in my life: first, there are no sufficient literary, psychological, or historical answers to human tragedy, only moral ones. Second, just as despair can come to one another only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.

– Elie Wiesel

September 11, 2006

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

– Jules de Gautier

September 12, 2006

The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you.

– Rita Mae Brown

September 13, 2006

If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.

– Ludwig Wittgenstein

September 14, 2006

We are all travelers in the wilderness of the World, and the best that we can find in our travels is an honest friend.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

September 15, 2006

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.

– H. Jackson Brown Jr.

September 16, 2006

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with all the finest men of past centuries.

– Rene Descartes

September 17, 2006

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

– Plato

September 18, 2006

Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.

– J. K. Rowling, HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE

September 19, 2006

Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.

– Paul Rand

September 20, 2006

Cats regard people as warmblooded furniture.

– Jacquelyn Mitchard, THE DEEP END OF THE OCEAN

September 21, 2006

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.

– Roger Caras

September 22, 2006

I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air.

– Nathaniel Hawthorne

September 23, 2006

The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.

– George Jessel

September 24, 2006

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.

– Henry J. Kaiser

September 25, 2006

To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail our pride supports us; when we succeed, it betrays us.

– Charles Caleb Colton

September 26, 2006

The world tolerates conceit from those who are successful, but not from anybody else.

– John Blake

September 27, 2006

Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.

– Elizabeth Goudge

September 28, 2006

From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.

– Sir Winston Churchill

September 29, 2006

No one ever told me that grief felt so much like fear.

– C. S. Lewis

September 30, 2006

If we cannot live so as to be happy, let us least live so as to deserve it.

– Immanuel Hermann Fichte