Archives - February 2007
February 1, 2007
Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy.
February 2, 2007
Bad weather always looks worse through a window.
February 3, 2007
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
February 4, 2007
I have come to believe that giving and receiving are really the same. Giving and receiving --- not giving and taking.
February 5, 2007
Truth is eternal, knowledge is changeable. It is disastrous to confuse them.
February 6, 2007
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. So aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
February 7, 2007
Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
February 8, 2007
Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth.
February 9, 2007
All great achievements require time.
February 10, 2007
Express a mean opinion of yourself occasionally; it will show your friends that you know how to tell the truth.
February 11, 2007
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
February 12, 2007
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
February 13, 2007
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
February 14, 2007
Love is not finding someone to live with; it's finding someone you can't live without.
February 15, 2007
No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why.
February 16, 2007
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
February 17, 2007
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
February 18, 2007
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
February 19, 2007
George Washington is the only president who didn't blame the previous administration for his troubles.
February 20, 2007
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
February 21, 2007
When I read great literature, great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language.
February 22, 2007
We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
February 23, 2007
If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time.
February 24, 2007
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience and rebellion that progress has been made.
February 25, 2007
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?
February 26, 2007
Time flies. It's up to you to be the navigator.
February 27, 2007
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
February 28, 2007
Anger, used, does not destroy. Hatred does.