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Archives - January 2008

January 1, 2008

One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things.

– John Burroughs

January 2, 2008

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.

– Arthur Rubinstein

January 3, 2008

Keep a diary, and someday it'll keep you.

– Mae West

January 4, 2008

Sometimes I get the feeling the whole world is against me, but deep down I know that's not true. Some smaller countries are neutral.

– Robert Orben

January 5, 2008

The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well.

– H. T. Leslie

January 6, 2008

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.

– Tom Bodett

January 7, 2008

The best blush to use is laughter. It puts roses in your cheeks and in your soul.

– Linda Knight

January 8, 2008

People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.

– David H. Comins

January 9, 2008

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.

– Helen Keller

January 10, 2008

Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.

– Wendell Johnson

January 11, 2008

The function of science fiction is not always to predict the future but sometimes to prevent it.

– Frank Herbert

January 12, 2008

Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.

– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

January 13, 2008

We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.

– Aneurin Bevan

January 14, 2008

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

– Samuel Butler

January 15, 2008

Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.

– Dave Barry

January 16, 2008

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.

– Sir Winston Churchill

January 17, 2008

Laughter is inner jogging.

– Norman Cousins

January 18, 2008

Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.

– Isaac Asimov

January 19, 2008

Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.

– Benjamin Disraeli

January 20, 2008

Happiness comes more from loving than being loved; and often when our affection seems wounded it is only our vanity bleeding. To love, and to be hurt often, and to love again --- this is the brave and happy life.

– J. E. Buchrose

January 21, 2008

Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase.

– Martin Luther King Jr.

January 22, 2008

Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves.

– Rudyard Kipling

January 23, 2008

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.

– Doug Larson

January 24, 2008

In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.

– John Churton Collins

January 25, 2008

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.

– Kurt Vonnegut

January 26, 2008

Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.


January 27, 2008

Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.


January 28, 2008

A ship on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea.

– Dutch proverb

January 29, 2008

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.

– Paul Gauguin

January 30, 2008

I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

– Tom Stoppard

January 31, 2008

Make your life a mission --- not an intermission.

– Arnold Glasgow