Archives - August 2007
August 1, 2007
Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows.
August 2, 2007
Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience. They are the currency of human contact.
August 3, 2007
To freely bloom --- that is my definition of success.
August 4, 2007
Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood.
August 5, 2007
Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be.
August 6, 2007
I don't have pet peeves, I have whole kennels of irritation.
August 7, 2007
I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.
August 8, 2007
I can't think of anything to write about except families. They are a metaphor for every other part of society.
August 9, 2007
Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows.
August 10, 2007
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
August 11, 2007
You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough.
August 12, 2007
Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself.
August 13, 2007
Age is mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
August 14, 2007
The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.
August 15, 2007
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
August 16, 2007
If you can't be kind, at least have the decency to be vague.
August 17, 2007
Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
August 18, 2007
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
August 19, 2007
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
August 20, 2007
Even if we are occupied with important things and even if we attain honor or fall into misfortune, still let us remember how good it once was here, when we were all together, united by a good and a kind feeling which made us perhaps better than we are.
August 21, 2007
Sometimes when you sacrifice something precious, you're not really losing it. You're just passing it on to someone else.
August 22, 2007
There is always something left to love. And if you ain't learned that, you ain't learned nothing.
August 23, 2007
I've always said that I learned the English I know through two sources --- Marvel Comics and FINNEGANS WAKE.
August 24, 2007
The hero of my tale, whom I love with all the power of my soul, whom I have tried to portray in all its beauty, who has been, is, and will be beautiful, is Truth.
August 25, 2007
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
August 26, 2007
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
August 27, 2007
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
August 28, 2007
A desk is a dangerous place from which to watch the world.
August 29, 2007
Life is an escalator: You can move forward or backward; you can not remain still.
August 30, 2007
The human brain is unique in that it is the only container of which it can be said that the more you put into it, the more it will hold.
August 31, 2007
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.