Archives - August 2008
August 1, 2008
The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
August 2, 2008
Twilight, again. Another ending. No matter how perfect the day is, it always has to end.
August 3, 2008
I dream, therefore I become.
August 4, 2008
I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.
August 5, 2008
I'm sixty years of age. That's 16 Celsius.
August 6, 2008
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
August 7, 2008
There is really nothing more to say --- except why. But since why is difficult to handle, one must take refuge in how.
August 8, 2008
The habit of giving only enhances the desire to give.
August 9, 2008
The beginning is always today.
August 10, 2008
I can't complain, but sometimes I still do.
August 11, 2008
One thing you will probably remember well is any time you forgive and forget.
August 12, 2008
Crime does not pay...as well as politics.
August 13, 2008
The quantity of civilization is measured by the quality of imagination.
August 14, 2008
I don't understand the sizes anymore. There's a size zero, which I didn't even know that they had. It must stand for: 'Ohhh my God, you're thin.'
August 15, 2008
But all endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time.
August 16, 2008
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
August 17, 2008
It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
August 18, 2008
I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing.
August 19, 2008
I always find it more difficult to say the things I mean than the things I don't.
August 20, 2008
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
August 21, 2008
An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.
August 22, 2008
Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.
August 23, 2008
First weigh the considerations, then take the risks.
August 24, 2008
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world --- not even our troubles.
August 25, 2008
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
August 26, 2008
Learn to value yourself, which means: to fight for your happiness.
August 27, 2008
We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.
August 28, 2008
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
August 29, 2008
The town where I grew up has a zip code of E-I-E-I-O.
August 30, 2008
Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.
August 31, 2008
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.