Archives - November 2006
November 1, 2006
I believe in stories. The world has enough dogma.
November 2, 2006
For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.
November 3, 2006
Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.
November 4, 2006
Millions and millions of years would still not give me half enough time to describe that tiny instant of all eternity when you put your arms around me and I put my arms around you.
November 5, 2006
It's a good idea to obey all the rules when you're young just so you'll have the strength to break them when you're old.
November 6, 2006
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
November 7, 2006
Life isn't fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all.
November 8, 2006
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
November 9, 2006
What is reality anyway? It's nothing but a collective hunch.
November 10, 2006
The reluctance to put away childish things may be a requirement of genius.
November 11, 2006
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains that victory.
November 12, 2006
You never know till you try to reach them how accessible men are; but you must approach each man by the right door.
November 13, 2006
To know when to be generous and when to be firm --- this is wisdom.
November 14, 2006
We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts.
November 15, 2006
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
November 16, 2006
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
November 17, 2006
Insanity --- a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.
November 18, 2006
By words the mind is winged.
November 19, 2006
True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.
November 20, 2006
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
November 21, 2006
If you can't convince them, confuse them.
November 22, 2006
They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad to realize that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days.
November 23, 2006
Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.
November 24, 2006
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
November 25, 2006
Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.
November 26, 2006
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
November 27, 2006
Noncooks think it's silly to invest two hours' work in two minutes' enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent, so is the ballet.
November 28, 2006
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
November 29, 2006
All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.
November 30, 2006
We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer tasting them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.